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Free Parenting Classes offered in March

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Project Self-Sufficiency will offer free parenting workshops for expectant parents, teen parents, fathers, parents of young children and those with school-aged children during the spring.  Parents are invited to learn about the different stages of physical and emotional development during childhood, as well as techniques for positive discipline and improved communication.  The sessions are free and open to the public; all classes take place from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.   Snacks and childcare will be provided.   The agency is located at 127 Mill Street in Newton.  Pre-registration is required.


Expectant parents are invited to participate in classes on Mondays, March 4th – May 20th.

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Classes for parents of infants, toddlers and preschool-aged children will be offered on Mondays, March 4th – May 20th.


Parents of school-aged children are invited to attend workshops on Wednesdays, March 6th – May 22nd.


Workshops for teen parents will be offered on Thursdays, March 7th – May 23rd.


Classes for women in recovery from substance abuse will be held on Mondays, March 4th – May 20th


Fathers are invited to attend classes on Tuesdays, March 5th – May 15th


Project Self-Sufficiency is a private non-profit community-based organization dedicated to improving the lives of low-income families residing in northwestern New Jersey.  The agency’s mission is to provide a broad spectrum of holistic, respectful, and comprehensive services enabling low-income single parents, teen parents, two-parent families, and displaced homemakers to achieve personal and economic self-sufficiency, family stability, and to improve their lives and the lives of their children.  Since 1986 Project Self-Sufficiency has served more than 19,500 families, including more than 30,000 children. 


To register for the parenting workshop, to discuss your parenting needs, or to find out more about other programs and services available at Project Self-Sufficiency, call 973-940-3500, or visit

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