Do you want a seat at the table where decisions are made that impact your children and family? Do you want to work towards improving the health, safety, and education of children from birth to 8? If so Essex County Council for Young Children is the group for you.
The ECCYC continues to strengthen and expand membership of local community councils in Newark, Orange, East Orange and Irvington & Montclair.
Our goal is for parents in Essex County to feel confident and supported so that their children can grow up happy and safe! Anyone living in Essex County who is expecting a baby or who has a child age 0-8 years can contact us at 973-621-9157 or firstname.lastname@example.org or by texting 313131. Our staff helps connect families to a variety of services through our community partners, like parent support through in-home visits, community groups, and help-lines; help with finding and applying for different types of assistance; educational programs about pregnancy, birth, and raising young children; and parent leadership opportunities. Languages spoken by our staff include English, Spanish, Creole, and Portuguese (limited) and we utilize a language line service whenever needed. Contact us today for assistance or to partner with us to reach more families. Also connect with us on Facebook and Twitter!
EAST HANOVER, N.J. The Hanover Park PTO is excited to host thier first Fashion Show Tricky Tray, Wednesday, March 27 at The Hanover Manor. Tickets price includes food, beer and wine. Fashions by PixieLane and Alley Cat will be modeled by some familiar faces. Tickets can be purchased here. Please review all information at check out. Don’t miss […]
By JOHN MOONEY March 17, 2019 SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ — Actor/filmmaker Garry Pastore will celebrate the 5th anniversary of his award-winning independent film Destressed with a screening and panel discussion of the documentary on Thursday, March 28, at the historic Dunellen Theatre (458 North Ave, Dunellen, NJ). Pastore is expected to be joined by cinematographer/film editor […]
This story originally appeared on NJ Spotlight. — A coalition of organizations that sued New Jersey last year to desegregate public schools is prepared to go back to court to press for a solution, because of a lack of progress in settlement talks with state officials. That was the message delivered Tuesday by former New […]
Today is the first day of spring !! Take advantage of the first week with this list of things to do with kids in and around town, brought to you by The Goddard School in West Orange. FUN FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY… Sign Up for E-News Cupcakes for A’s – Any Day at Supreme Bakery (40 Main Street, West Orange, […]
Good Wednesday morning! You’ve probably heard of ranked-choice voting, in which voters rank their choices on a ballot and the results work kind of like an instant run-off. Story Continued Below Well, the effort has landed here in New Jersey. Assemblyman Andrew Zwicker (D-Middlesex), fresh off making the bog turtle the official state reptile, on […]