Sussex County PHC


Project Homeless Connect 2009
January 28, 2009

First Presbyterian Church
54 High Street, Newton, NJ
10am ~ 2pm

Christ Church
62 Main Street
Newton, NJ
10am ~ 2pm

As Sussex County prepares for its 3rd Annual Project Homeless Connect event, services and giveaways have been expanded. Working through 2 sites within the county, the list of services, agencies and giveaways is ever expanding. Those attending the Project Homeless Connect Event will be treated to haircuts, showers, flu shots and health screenings provided by Public Health Nursing, free dental exams provided by Dr. Sylvia Zika, D.M.D and Social Service screening on-site through the NJHelps website.

Giveaways will include:
• Free Breakfast
• Food Kits provided by the United Way
• Prescription Cards provided by the United Way
• Scarves, hats, gloves, coats and other items provided by the United Way and Pass It Along
• Transit Bus Customer Guides
• Homeless Resource cards and Resource Sheets
• IKEA bags
• Dental Care kits
• Diapers and Wipes provided by CarePoint and Newton Hospital
• Bus Passes

Agencies attending Project Homeless Connect 2009 include:
• Advance Housing (housing resource center)
• NJ Department of Labor/One Stop Career Center (employment assistance)
• S.C. Div. of Senior Services (senior programs info & applications)
• S.C. Div. of Social Services (Food stamps & Medicaid applications)
• Legal Services of NW Jersey (legal assistance and consults)
• CarePoint (info & referral)
• Social Security (application assistance)
• Capitol Care (info & referral)
• Interfaith (shelter info & services)
• S.C. Public Health Nursing (flu shots, health screenings)
• NORWESCAP CFRS (child care subsidy applications assistance)
• NORWESCAP – HEA (heating assistance applications assistance)
• S.C. Library (library card assistance)
• Pass it Along
• Project Self-Sufficiency
• Center for Prevention and Counseling
• Planned Parenthood
• Samaritan Inn
• Caring Partners of Morris/Sussex
• Family Support Organization of Morris/Sussex
• Partnership for Social Services
• St. Clare’s Counseling Services
• Harvest Home (SCARC) (food vouchers & clothing vouchers)

For more information about Project Homeless Connect Contact:
Christine Florio

Sussex Freeholders Thank PIT and PHC Volunteers

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