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Programs and Services are Available for Children and Teens at Project Self-Sufficiency


Daycare & Preschool

Come Grow With Us!

Day Care and Preschool is Offered at Little Sprouts Early Learning Center.

Care is provided for children ages 6 weeks to 6 years at the Little Sprouts Early Learning Center, conveniently located on Project Self-Sufficiency's campus.  The sparkling facility features separate classrooms for each age group, full-day and half-day preschool, and age-appropriate playgrounds.

Certified teachers are available in each classroom and the child-teacher ratio adheres to or exceeds state standards.

For more information, visit

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Project Vacation

Programs for Kids

Children ages 4 - 10 are invited to participate in enrichment activities, games, craft projects, music, story time and more during the annual Project Vacation offered by Project Self-Sufficiency.  The program is free, and runs Monday - Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., for one week during the summer. 


Project Vacation is a program of the Journey Family Success Center.

Project Vacation July 15 - 19, 2024.

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Summer Youth Employment Program

Programs for Teens

Eligible Teens, ages 15 - 18:

  • Competitive salary;

  • Skills assessment;

  • Resume and cover letter guidance;

  • Workplace etiquette workshops;

  • Interview techniques practice;

  • Job applications assistance;

  • On-the-job experience at a community work site;


Program takes place during July and August.  Income, residency and other guidelines apply. Applications available for parents and teens.


For more information about the Summer Youth Employment Program at Project Self-Sufficiency, call 973-940-3500.

High School Diplomas
Young Adults, Ages 16 - 25, Can Get a High School Diploma through the New Jersey Youth Corps at Project Self-Sufficiency.

Youth Corps gives young adults, ages 16 - 25, in Sussex and northern Warren County, New Jersey, a chance to prepare for the High School Equivalency (GED) exam, get on-the-job training, perform community service, and earn a weekly stipend. Transportation, childcare and the support needed to succeed is provided.

The sixteen-week program is offered three times a year.  Apply online or call 973-940-3500.

Youth Corps is a program of the New Jersey Department of Labor & Workforce Development.

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New Jersey Youth Corps

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Bridges to Employing Youth

Help for Young Parents
Pregnant & Parenting Young Adults, Ages 18 - 24, Can Get Career and Parenting Help with Bridges to Employing Youth.

The Bridges to Employing Youth program is offered year round to pregnant and parenting young adults, ages 16 - 24.  Fine-tune career skills, get help with education and literacy goals; counseling support and transportation assistance available.

Driver's license education available!


Apply online or call 973-940-3500.

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