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Pride Month Podcast Series

June 14, 2024  

In celebration of Pride Month 2024, Center of Excellence and MId-America Prevention Technology Transfer Center have partnered on a Pride Month Podcast series. There will be 4 unique episodes on their Prevention Perk Podcast on Health Disparities and gender affirming care. New Episodes released each Thursday in June. 

Summer EBT is coming June 2024

May 10, 2024  

Summer EBT is a new nutrition program providing $120 in benefits per eligible child this summer. Use your benefits at places that accept SNAP/EBT. All eligible lower income families can get Summer EBT regardless of immigration status. 

Check with your school to see if your child is eligible for Summer EBT. Learn more at NJ.GOV/EBT. 

Geetha Arulmohan Scholarship Award

April 1, 2024

Deadline Friday, May 3
Open to Mercer County Residents and those pursuing higher education, certification, or licensure in fields related to prevention, public health, social work, sociology/psychology, counseling, or substance or behavioral health. Eligible degrees include CADC, CPS, LCADC, CPRS, CHES, or BA/MA degrees.

2024 Mental Health Month Toolkit Now Available

March 27, 2024  

Founded in 1909, Mental Health America is the nation's leading national nonprofit dedicated to the promotion of mental health, well-being, and condition prevention. In the 2024 Mental Health Toolkit you will learn how the modern world affects mental health and find new resources to help navigate difficult times. The aim is to empower you to take action!

Children's System of Care Summer Camp Services 2024

March 4, 2024  

Your child must be determined eligible for Developmental Disability Services by CSOC and registered for a Qualified Camp prior to submitting the application for CSOC Summer Camp Services. These services include Financial Support toward Summer Camp Tuition and One-to-One Aide Services for Summer Camp.

Office of New Americans - Employment Authorization Documents

February 6, 2024  

The US Dept of Homeland Security announced it was accelerating processing for work authorization applications for certain migrants, as well as extending and redesignating Venezuela and Afghanistan for Temporary Protected Status (TPS), which grants migrants employment authorization and temporary protection from removal. 

Local Girl Scout Aims to Transform Plastic Recycling in Hamilton

January 29, 2024  

Dana Trotta, an 11th-grade Girl Scout, is leading a transformative initiative as part of her Gold Award project to address plastic recycling challenges in Hamilton. Aware of the environmental impact of plastics that aren't recycled properly, Trotta is focused on educating the community about recycling practices. 

Rotary Club to Host 2nd Annual Women's Empowerment Fair

January 11, 2024  

The Rotary Club of Robbinsville Hamilton will host its 2nd Annual Women’s Empowerment Fair on Saturday, Jan. 20 from 10 a.m. to noon at the RWJ Fitness and Wellness Center at 3100 Quakerbridge Road, Hamilton. 

Hamilton YMCA Youth Leaders

January 3, 2024

The Hamilton Area YMCA is looking for YMCA Youth Leaders to help us shape the children of Hamilton! Responsible for working community events, school initiatives, teen & pre-teen nights, we are looking for cause-driven individuals ready to make an impact!

Mental Health Therapy Sessions Available from John O Wilson Hamilton Neighborhood Center

December 28, 2023  

In partnership with Professional Counseling and Development Center, LLC, the John O. Wilson Center is offering area residents the opportunity to receive free, confidential mental health counseling at the Center. Sessions are for adults from 11 am to 1:30 pm. To learn more or schedule an appointment, please call (609) 393-6480, ext. 107.

2024-2025 Community Resource Development Fund Request for Proposals

October 30, 2023

This one-time funding for services anticipated for implementation from July 1, 2024 - June 30, 2025 is intended to support new or existing activities or services through collaboration with community partners that reduce risks to youth and directly promote well-being, safety, health, and connections at home and in the community. 

Child Trauma Toolkit for Educators

August 3, 2023  

Provides school administrators, teachers, staff, and concerned parents with basic information about working with traumatized children in the school system.

Provided by The National Child Traumatic Stress Network.

HELP Scholarship Transforms Lives of Local Youth

August 2, 2023  

Trenton’s youth are by far our community’s greatest asset. As the next generation prepares for the future, we can rest assured knowing that so many of our community’s youth are intelligent, capable, and driven, carrying the torch for future generations.