News & Events

What's New at NORWESCAP

On-Going Monthly Activities
Date: 2017-12-30

Every Monday & Wednesday - Walk n' Talk Group

Every Friday - Wardrobe of Hope (Career Closet) is open from 10am to 2pm

Every First Wednesday of the month - Women's Group

Every First Thursday of the month - Resume Review Day

Every Second Wednesday of the month - Housing Help Hours

Every Second Wednesday of the month - Autism Support Group

Every Second and Fourth Wednesday of the month - Hope For Mothers / Esperanza Para Madres

Every Second Friday of the month - Hackettstown Office Day

For further information please contact The NORWESCAP Family Success Center at 908-454-3400 ext 3083





Cops n Kids Reading Room
Date: 2017-12-29

 

 Anderson & Heckman Streets

The Reading Room is stocked with books for all ages!

Join us any Saturday; we’re open from 9am to 3pm at Anderson & Heckman Streets

Come and listen to a book or take a book!

Hope to see your there!!!





Calling all Chess Players - Current & Future!
Date: 2017-12-28

Have you ever wanted to learn how to play Chess?

Do you already know a little, but want to know more?

Are you an expert?

Want to play in chess matches?

Come to the Reading & Activity Room on Saturdays from 1-4 and learn more and have some fun!

Phillipsburg Housing Authority Building Annex

Corner of Anderson & Heckman Street Blue Building.

 If you want to register, Call (908) 454-7000, ext. 115 or email 411@norwescap.org





Save-The-Date; Grand Harvest Wine & Music Festival
Date: 2017-09-24





Advanced Excel 2010 Workshop
Date: 2017-06-21

Date:  Wednesday, June 21st

Time:  9am to 1pm

Location:  Career & Life Transitions Center for Women / 16 Broad Street, Suite 7 / Washington

Topics to be covered:

Hiding Columns/Rows

Hiding Worksheets in a Workbook

Freezing Columns and Rows

Linking Data Between Worksheets/Workbooks

Protecting Your Data

Printing Options

Please bring a flash drive to save your work

Please email with any questions, haynesl@norwescap.org

Please register by calling Carol at 908-835-2624

Light Refreshments will be served

 





Free Skin Cancer Screening & Family Health Fair
Date: 2017-06-17

Choose Your Cover - Skin Cancer Prevention & Early Detection

Date:  Saturday, June 17th

Time:  10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Location:  The Littell Center / 12 Munsonhurst Rd., Franklin, NJ

All Welcome – No appointment Needed

Sponsored by:  Sussex Warren Chronic Disease Coalition

Call Helen with questions at 973-579-0570 ext. 1212

 





Linkedin Tutorial
Date: 2017-06-08

Photo File Download, Linkedin Tutorial

Date:  June 8th or 15th (By Appointment)

Time:  12:30pm-2:30pm (By Appointment)

Location:  Career & Life Transitions Center for Women / 84 Park Avenue, Suite E-103 / Flemington  

Limited Appointments Available Call 908-788-1453 or email:  transitions@norwescap.org or Register online:  careerphotoshoot2017.eventbrite.com

 





Digital Makeover
Date: 2017-06-07

Date:  Wednesday, June 7th

Time:  8am to 2pm (By Appointment)

Location:  Hunterdon Po9lytech – Bartles Campus / 8 Bartles Corner Road / Flemington

For your FREE makeover & Headshot; then receive your Free digital image and a tutorial on “The impact of your digital image”.

PLUS hands-on assistance creating or updating your “Linkedin” profile June 8th or 15th (By Appointment)

Limited Appointments Available Call 908-788-1453 or email:  transitions@norwescap.org or Register online:  careerphotoshoot2017.eventbrite.com





Advanced Word 2010 Workshop
Date: 2017-06-07

Date:  Wednesday, June 7th

Time:  9am to 1pm

Location:  Career & Life Transitions Center for Women / 16 Broad Street, Suite 7 / Washington

Topics to be covered:

Tracking & Managing Changes

Mail Merge Documents

Create Form

 

Please bring a flash drive to save your work

Please email with any questions, haynesl@norwescap.org

Please register by calling Carol at 908-835-2624

 

Light Refreshments will be served

 





Financially Strong via Use of Credit
Date: 2017-05-23

 Be Financially Strong Through Responsible Use of Credit

What You Should Know About Credit, Credit Scores & Credit Reports

How much more does it cost when you buy on credit?

Why it is important to maintain a high credit score and how to improve your credit score.

How to understand your credit report and dispute incorrect entries.

Date:  Tuesday, May 23rd

Time:  6pm light dinner; workshop to begin at 6:30pm

Location:  Dover Housing Authority / 215 E. Blackwell St., Dover, NJ

Must Register; Call Lisa at 973-784-4900 or email at jorgensonl@norwescap.org 

 





May Movie Night
Date: 2017-05-19

The Phillipsburg Housing Authority and NORWESCAP are PROUD to partner and bring Friday Night Movies together with the Phillipsburg Police Department.

Movie:  “The Sandlot”

Date:  Friday, May 19th   

Time:  6pm to 8pm

Location:  Reading Room                                                                                                                                     





Computer Training Course
Date: 2017-05-16

 

The Microsoft Office 2010 Computer Training course at the Career & Life Transitions Center for Women is Open for Enrollment. This FREEclass is scheduled to begin on Tuesday, May 16, 2017.  If you would like to attend, please call CAROL  at 908-835-2624 on or before May 9th, Seating is limited so call as soon as possible!!!

1.   This free class is a 50-hour program that is held 9:00 am – 2:30 pm on Tuesdays/Fridays for 5 weeks and is held at our Washington office, 16 Broad Street, Suite #7.

2.   In order to attend this free course and receive a Certificate Of Completion, you must attend a minimum of 8 of the 10 classes while maintaining timely attendance (no late arrivals or early leaves).

3.   Since new computer skills are frequently lost if not used, we encourage you to attend this class when you are ready to seek employment or begin a training course.

 Topics will include:  Computer Basics / Internet Explorer / E-Mail / Microsoft Word /                       Microsoft Excel / Microsoft PowerPoint





FREE Job and College Fair
Date: 2017-05-11

Date:  May 11, 2017

Time:  10 am to 3 pm

Where:  108 Anderson Street / Phillipsburg (Joseph Firth Youth Center)

Meet Employers with current job openings

Lean about training and educational opportunities

Bring 10 Resumes (Optional)

Information on the event can be found at: 

https://sites.google.com/a/pburg.org/phillipsburg-police-department-job-and-college-fair/

Please check frequently for update on companies and colleges that will be in attendance.

There is NO CHARGE for this event

 





Motherís Day Tea Party
Date: 2017-05-08

Don’t be Late, for this Very Important Date !!

Join us for a Magical Tea Party to Honor You on Mother’s Day Visits & Photos with                                Alice in Wonderland

New Book for Each Family / Light Refreshments & Tea / Cupcake Decorating / Crafts with our Community Partners

Costumes Welcome !

Date:  Monday, May 8th

Time:  6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

Location:  Family Success Center (Inside the Early Childhood Leaning Center) – 459 Center Street, Phillipsburg  

Must register no later than May 1st





Frolic in the Park
Date: 2017-05-04

FREE ACTIVITIES           

In honor of Month of the Young Child, fun activities for children and parent to together.

Child and Family Resource Services is happy to sponsor this wonderful event.

Highlights:

Ident-a-Kid Program

Game and Art Activities

Home-Spun-Merry-Go-Round

Music provided by Into the Sunset Entertainment

Location:  Walters Park on Meyner Road, Phillipsburg

Date:  Thursday, May 4th

Time:  5:00pm to 7:00pm

Contact Wendy White at 908-454-1078 

 





Community Baby Shower
Date: 2017-05-03

Community Baby Shower

Date:  Wednesday, May 3rd

Time:  10:00 am to 12:00 noon

Location:  213 Main Street / Hackettstown

Come and join us at NORWESCAP WIC for a great day of FUN!

This community baby shower is FREE for all pregnant women and mothers with babies from0-12 months.  If you live in Warren County and are interested, please call to register;  973-268-2280 ext 112

Event hosted by;  Partnership for Maternal & Child Health of Northern New Jersey in Partnership with NORWESCAP WIC 





NEED HELP PAYING ENERGY BILLS?
Date: 2017-04-30

NORWESCAP is concerned about our neighbors not applying for a program to help pay winter heating bills.  The program, the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) is designed to help low-income families, seniors and individuals meet home heating and medically necessary cooling costs. This year, the application period is October 1, 2016 to April 30, 2017. Applications may be received and returned by mail.

To be eligible for LIHEAP benefits, the household must be responsible for home heating or cooling costs and be under the 200% federal poverty level. You can apply for two programs, Low Income Home Energy Assistance (LIHEAP) Program, and Universal Service Fund (USF) with one application.  To learn more contact NORWESCAP at (908) 454-4778 or email @ 411@norwescap.org





Food Bankís Annual Tent Sale has been scheduled!
Date: 2017-04-27

 

Food Bank/Thrift Store Tent Sale!

Dates:  Thursday, April 27th from 9 am to 2 pm

              Friday, April 28th & Saturday, April 29th From 9 am to 12 noon

 Location:  Food Bank Annex, 213 N. Broad Street, Phillipsburg

 $5.00 Bag Sale on Saturday!

 





April Movie Night
Date: 2017-04-21

The Phillipsburg Housing Authority and NORWESCAP are PROUD to partner and bring Friday Night Movies together with the Phillipsburg Police Department.

Movie:  “Tangled”

Date:  Friday, April 21st  

Time:  6pm to 8pm

Location:  Reading Room

 





Dreaming Tree Coffeehouse
Date: 2017-04-21

Dreaming Tree Coffeehouse hosts nationally renowned contemporary folk musicians in a historic building with superior acoustics. 

Concert Guests – Cliff Eberhardt with Special Guest; Louise Mosrie

Date:  Friday, April 21st

Time:  7:30 pm

Location:  Dreaming Tree Coffeehouse at Unitarian Universalist Fellowship Church / Hunterdon County

The proceeds from the concert benefit NORWESCAP Food Bank

 





Creating an I.S.E. (Improving Self-Esteem) Action Plan
Date: 2017-04-11

Creating an I.S.E. (Improving Self-Esteem) Action Plan

Don’t let low self-esteem block you from your goals and ambitions – During this workshop you will create a personalized action plan for improving self-esteem through group interaction, self-reflective exercises, assessments and lots of support!!

Warren County

Date:  Tuesday, April 11th

Time:  10:00am to 12:00pm

Location:  350 Marshall St., Phillipsburg

Registration Required:  Call Carol Conley at 908-835-2624 or email conleyc@norwescap.org

Hunterdon County

Date:  Wednesday, May 17th

Time:  10:00am to 12:00pm

Location:  84 Park Ave., Flemington

Registration Required:  Call Terry Sickinger at 908-788-1453 or email Sickingerth@norwescap.org

 





Empowerment For New Beginings
Date: 2017-04-05

Empowerment For New Beginnings

NORWESCAP’s Career & Life Transitions Center for Women is offering a

confidence building program entitled Empowerment for New Beginnings. 

Created and facilitated by Jeanne Rohach, this inspirational program supports

women who are  experiencing challenging life transitions and serves as a

catalyst for developing the power within to navigate those transitions. This

6-session program includes a job readiness workshop and will be offered at the

 

Career & Life Transitions Center starting April 5th, 2017 on Wednesdays from

10:00 am to 2:30 pm.  We have just a few seats remaining. For more

information please call 908-835-2624.

 





Free Sleep-Away Camp! July 13th to 18th 2016
Date: 2017-04-04

 

Your children will enjoy swimming, boating, hiking, fishing, crafts, music, theater, archery, petting zoo.  Much more fun and new friends!

Please contact Colleen at 908-454-3400 ext 3088 or by emailing at baylorc@norwescap.org

Register your child for camp on:

Date:                    Tuesday, April 4th 

Time:                    4:00pm to 6:30pm

Location:             Early Childhood Learning Center / 459 Center Street, Phillipsburg

Free Sleep-Away Camp Session for July 19-24, 2017 

For children ages 7-12 

Teen Camp Session June 24 - 28, 2017

Ages: 13-16

Please bring your child’s birth certificate and current immunization record.  Your child will need Camp Tecumseh’s physical form signed and stamped by their doctor.  We will give you the form at the registration event. 





Accepting Applications for Washington Head Start & Early Head Start
Date: 2017-04-03

Now Taking Applications for Washington Head Start & Early Head Start

Date:  April 3rd & 24th

Location:  Trinity United Methodist Church (Rotunda Room) / 213 Main Street, Hackettstown

Time:  9:00am to 2:00pm

Should you have any questions please contact Starlette Medina, Family Worker at 908-689-4668

Ahora estamos tomando applicaciones para el Head Start y Early Head Start de Washington

Fecha:  3 y 24 de Abril

Ubicacion:  Trinity United Methodist Church (en la sala Rotunda) / 213 Main Street, Hackettstown

A las  9:00am - 2:00pm

Si usted tiene alguna pregunta contacte Starlette Medina, Trabajadora Familiar





Protecting Your Identity
Date: 2017-03-28

This workshop explains:

What is ID Theft and how to protect yourself

Avoiding Id Theft when using a computer or mobile device

What to do if you become a victim of Identify Theft

Date:  Tuesday March 28, 2017

Time:  6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Location:  Dove Housing Authority / 215 E. Blackwell Street / Dover, NJ

Register:  Call Lisa at 973-784-4900 x 206 or email jorgensonl@norwescap.org

 





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