is more important

than your family!





Family Partners of Morris and Sussex Counties offers warm line telephone support to family members, and caregivers. We listen, offer information, support, and community referrals.

Available Monday - Friday

Family Support Organization

Family Partners of Morris and Sussex Counties, a Family Support Organization, is a private, family led, non-profit, 501(c)(3) organization funded by the New Jerseys Division Children's System of Care, that provides support, education and advocacy to families with children who have special mental, emotional, and behavioral health challenges, or developmental and intellectual disabilities.

Our family Support Partners are parents and caregivers of children with emotional, behavioral or mental health challenges. We provide intensive, individual support to families to make sure that the family voice is heard and the family vision is achieved.

Family Partners of Morris-Sussex Counties

NOTE: All Workshops are subject to change and cancellation. Seating is limited so registration is recommended, but not required. Only individuals who have registered will be notified of changes or cancellations. Please call our  office at 973-940-3194 to confirm date, time and location before attending if you have not registered. All workshops are free and open to the public. Professional Development Documentation available upon request for all Educational Workshops.

Is There a Challenging Kid in Your Life?

Have you heard...? "You just need to be TOUGHER or MORE CONSISTENT!" Did you find that approach didn't work, but couldn't come up with a better plan? FINALLY, THERE'S A BETTER PLAN!  Featured speaker Alicia Stevenson is a Certified CPS Mentor, via ThinkKids/Massachusetts General Hospital* and the parent of a child with learning disabilities and mental health challenges.

This presentation will show traditional methods of behavioral intervention don't work for so many challenging children and teens, and what does work, from the perspective of a parent who's been there. This revolutionary and innovative model is compassionate, effective, respectful, and is gaining widespread, international attention,

Presented by the Sussex County Mental Health Board and Partners. 

To register please call 973-940-3194. 

December  3rd, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. at 67 Spring Street, Newton.


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