Family Success Center offers Fun Activities & Support to Local Families

The Sussex County Family Success Center at Project Self-Sufficiency is a community of local parent leaders and volunteers working together to support adults, teens and children.

Coming Soon

Family Fun Nights

June 25th; July 9th, 16th, 23rd & 30th; August 6th & 13th

Crossroads Support Group

June 18th

Project Vacation

July 20th - 24th

All attendees must be registered Family Success Center or Project Self-Sufficiency participants.

Parents help other parents to achieve the goals they set for themselves and for their families. Core services include:

Some of the Many Family Activities Offered Throughout the Sussex County Area:

Family Fun Night

Families play games, enjoy fun family movies, make craft projects and more! Refreshments provided.


Parents and children are invited to enjoy Easter-themed activities, egg hunt, refreshments and more.


Project Vacation

Children ages 5 - 10 "tour" a unique area of the world during the annual week-long Project Vacation. Participants learn about the history, geography, indigenous people, and cuisine from a different location each summer. Camp activities include stories, crafts, dance and games which highlight the region.

Father-Daughter Dances and Family Square Dances

Parents and young children gather at local schools to dance, play games and enjoy refreshments.

Sister-to-Sister Prom Shop

Teen girls are invited to select a prom dress and accessories from our collection of new and gently-used items. Prom Shop is open each spring; donations are accepted from January - April.


Family Expo

Parents and children gather to learn about household safety, parenting, fire safety, health and wellness and other topics at the annual Family Expo which is offered each April. Games, break-out sessions, keynote speakers, dinner and more.

Thanksgiving Food Baskets

Complete Thanksgiving dinners are collected and distributed to hundreds of families each November.

Back-to-School Fair

Parents and children learn how to successfully navigate the school year at the annual Back-to-School Fair, with information sessions about school bus safety, bullying, first aid, interacting with school officials, and more. Free haircuts, backpacks and school supplies.


Holiday Toy Shop

Family Success Center Advisory Board members coordinate the collection of thousands of gifts for infants, children and teens. The Holiday Toy Shop is offered to income-eligible families each December.

Becoming You Series

Guest speakers discuss their duties and offer advice about education and training for specific career paths at the monthly Becoming You forums. Summer camp is open to middle school girls.

Legal Education

Free informational seminars are scheduled frequently at Project Self-Sufficiency. Topics include, Family Law, Bankruptcy, Elder Law, Wills & Estates, Expungement, Landlord/Tenant Issues, and Consumer Law.

Project Self-Sufficiency is grateful to the Family Success Center Parent Advisory Board for their assistance in coordinating fun activities for families in Newton, as well as at locations in Hopatcong and Sussex-Wantage.

Registration required for all activities. Call 973-940-3500 to register.

The Sussex County Family Success Center at Project Self-Sufficiency is funded in part by the New Jersey Department of Children & Families.

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We offer an abundance of family activities so you are sure to find somthing fun things to do with your children. Project Self-Sufficiency serves families throughout the Sussex County NJ area including the municipalities of Newton, Andover Borough, Andover Township, Branchville Borough, Byram Township, Frankford Township, Franklin Borough, Fredon Township, Green Township, Hamburg Borough, Hampton Township, Hardyston Township, Hopatcong Borough, Lafayette Township, Montague Township, Ogdensburg Borough, Sandyston Township, Sparta Township, Stanhope Borough, Stillwater Township, Sussex Borough, Vernon Township, Walpack Township, and Wantage Township; and the Morris County municipalities of Jefferson Township, Lake Hopatcong, Netcong Borough, and Oak Ridge; and the Warren County municipalities of Allamuchy Township, Blairstown Township, Frelinghuysen Township, Hardwick Township and Hope Township, New Jersey (NJ).