Parents invited to discussion on importance of kids' playtime

Public Health. Sussex County Special Health Services Case Manager Helen O'Shea will give an overview of the importance of child play at a General Council meeting at PSS on Oct. 16.

10 Oct 2019 | 08:10

    Discuss the Importance of Play for Children at Project Sussex KiParents and community members are invited to discuss the importance of play time for children at a meeting of the Project Sussex Kids General Council, Wednesday, Oct. 16 at 9 a.m. at Project SelfSufficiency. Participants will also receive an update on Project Sussex Kids activities.

    An overview of play and child interaction will be offered by Helen O’Shea, BSN, RN, HNBC, Case Manager, Sussex County Special Child Health Services. Refreshments will be provided; childcare is available upon request. Project SelfSufficiency is located at 127 Mill Street in Newton.

    Project Sussex Kids, the Sussex County Council for Young Children, has been designed by the New Jersey Department of Children & Families to address the needs of local families who are expecting or who are parenting young children. County Councils for Young Children have been established in all of the state’s 21 counties to bring together parents, caregivers, as well as health, education and social service professionals to enhance communication, coordination and collaboration of services. The Project Sussex Kids General Council Meeting is free and open to the public, but registration is required.

    To attend the General Council Meeting, call Project SelfSufficiency at 9739403500 or 8448073500. Additional information is available at