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 email@example.com 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!
PATERSON, NJ- While stories abound of holiday generosity throughout Paterson one took on special meaning Saturday, not just because of the children it celebrated, but also because of the driving force behind the annual event. Now in its eighth year, the Holiday Family Event hosted by The Jahmier Foundation Kids of Incarcerated Parents (KOIP) was the brainchild […]
NEWARK, NJ — A hostage situation in Newark on Friday night ended with a fatal police shooting. Authorities said that officers saved the life of the victim, who has an 11-year-old child. According to the Newark Department of Public Safety, the incident began at 9:50 p.m. when officers responded to the area of Broadway and […]
By LINDSEY KELLEHER – Associated Press – Sunday, November 25, 2018 WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) – The model airplane flew around in a circle, looping and gliding in the gymnasium at the Teaneck National Guard Armory before landing on the red turf floor. With its blue body and yellow wings, it was designed to […]
NUTLEY, NJ – Nutley Mayor Dr. Joseph Scarpelli and the Greenutley committee will host the townships first ever ‘Winter Nutley Farmers Market’ on Frb. 10 2019. Food crafters and makers of handmade products are welcome to apply. Residents are asked to save the date for the market. It will take place Sunday, February 10, 2019 1:30-5:30 p.m. at Vincent Methodist Church, 100 Vincent […]
Posted: Dec. 15, 2018 8:00 am Updated: Dec. 15, 2018 5:44 pm NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Police say a man who allegedly took a woman hostage was shot and killed after a standoff that lasted nearly seven hours in New Jersey. Newark public safety officials said officers responding shortly before 10 p.m. Friday found a […]