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Free Parenting Classes Start in October at Project Self-Sufficiency

Project Self-Sufficiency will offer free parenting workshops for parents of children of all ages during the autumn.  Participants will 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; snacks and childcare will be provided.   The agency is located at 127 Mill Street in Newton.  Pre-registration is required.

Classes offered on Tuesdays, October 1st – December 10th, from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. include Prenatal Parenting; Parents of Infants, Toddlers and Preschool-Aged Children; and Parents of School-Age Children.

Course offered on Wednesdays, October 2nd – December 11th, from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. include Mothers in Recovery and Nurturing Fathers.

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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 free parenting workshops, 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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