Education

Union County Offers Free Program to Help Children Succeed in School

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The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is pleased to announce that a series of free sessions titled “Helping your Child Succeed in School” is available for parents to help their children build essential skills that lead to a fulfilling academic experience.

“The beginning of a new school year is the perfect time for parents to help their children establish productive habits that enable them to grow and thrive,” said Freeholder Chairman Bruce H. Bergen. “This course is designed to ensure that parents are familiar with some of the tools and techniques that have proven to be effective.”

The sessions are offered through Parents in Action, a parent support group hosted by the Division of Youth Services of the Union County Department of Human Services.

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The group will meet every Tuesday from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., from September 27 to November 1 at the Plainfield Family Success Center, located at 209 Berckman Street in Plainfield.

On site child care is available during the sessions and will be provided by Family Success Center staff.

The sessions and child care are both free but pre-registration is required.

To register online, visit the Division of Youth Services at ucnj.org/youth.

For more information call the Plainfield Family Success Center at 908-731-4272, or call the Youth Services Division at 908-558-2520.

For all Union County programs and services visit ucnj.org, call the Public Info Line, 877-424-1234, email info@ucnj.org or use the online Contact Form.

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