What’s Happening @highlandsfsc the week of August 8th

Join us for a fun filled week at HFSC

We will be having a Meet & Greet HFSC for those who are curious and want to know more about the center. Some new activities include: Youth Book Club, Legal Seminar and Teen Movie & Dinner- Star Wars: The Force Awakens. We will be having all of our staple parent and child activities. If you have an infant or young toddler come check out Tummy Time on Friday at 10:30.

weekly calendar august 8

West Milford Health Department Collaborates on Behavioral Health Series

Register Now for the Behavioral health series presented by Atlantic Health System in collaboration with the West Milford Health Department. Call Paula to register (973) 728- 2726. Free!! Refreshments will be served!

behavoiral health series

Passaic County Council for Young Children hosts Picnic & Circus in the Sun at City Green!

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Attention All HFSC Families: Please call us if you need transportation! (973) 506-6575

Passaic County Council for Young Children*

Picnic & “Circus” in the Sun!
Thursday, August 11, 2016
11 am—2 pm
City Green Farm
171 Grove St, Clifton
We are having a family picnic with circus-themed events for the children. We will provide a main course and ask you to bring a favorite summer dish from your culture to share.

For more information:
Or contact Inge 973-279-8900, x202

* Passaic County Council for Young Children is a place where parents and caregivers work together to make sure their children have everything they need to succeed.

What’s Happening @highlandsfsc the Week of August 1

August Week 1

Organize the Whole Family for Back to School

BacktoSchoolAreYouReadyThursday, August 18, 2016 10:00 am 

Start the school year off right!

Learn how to:

  • Get out of the house on time
  • Not waste time looking for papers and sports equipment
  • Keep track of activities
  • Archive children’s school work
  • Take back your home from books and supplies
  • Reduce the chaos
  • Start young! Students and children welcome

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Presented by Maria-Elena Grant an Interior Designer and Professional Organizer of Awesome Rooms. Learn easy and successful ways to get organized for the school year.

For more information, contact Awesome Rooms, LLC at organizer@awesomerooms.com or 973-617-7311



Legal Seminar

Thursday August 11, 2016 10:00-11:00am

laura mannLocal Attorney Laura Mann, Esq will provide legal education and a Q&A session to the community. All programs are free and open to the community but if you would like to submit an anonymous question prior to attending the program please click the link below.

*Please keep in mind that this is an informational and educational setting. If you need specific legal advice tailored to your situation, you would need to schedule a separate, private, confidential consultation with Ms. Mann. Click here for her website.

Submit an Anonymous Question

HFSC Collaborates with Wake Up! for a Drug Abuse and Addiction Support Group

417649_2824326883187_834646666_nAddiction Support Group

Tuesday July 19, 2016

5:00 pm-7:00pm

Do you have a loved one who is struggling with addiction?

The Highlands Family Success Center will provide an informal setting for family and friends to meet and reach out to one another for support.

We want to help strengthen the community and fight the epidemic of substance abuse and addiction that is hurting the ones we love.

Check out the article in the West Milford Messenger about Eric Koster, founding member of Wake Up!

Hope is Out There


Check out our weekly events @highlandsfsc

Highlands Family Success Center Weekly Events playtime

Monday, June 27th

Story Time 10:30-11:30

Teen Time 3:00-5:00

Tuesday, June 28th

Munchkin Time 10:30-11:30

Teen Time 3:00-5:00

ESL Class 5:00-6:00

Couple’s Night 6:00-7:00


Wednesday, June 29thwomens group

Sticky Fingers 10:30-11:30

Teen Time 3:00-5:00

Thursday, June 30th

Teen Time 3:00-5:00

Women’s Group 6:00-7:00

Friday, July 1st

Center Open

Staff Development: No Activities





@highlandsfsc attends 9th Annual Family Success Conference

“How Can Family Success Centers Leverage the Power of Social Media”

Wilson and Kelly present at annual FSC Conference

One of the most important things we can do to reach our communities is to have a well thought out and organized communication strategy. These days, families are interacting with each other using Social Media application such as Twitter, Facebook, Text Message, websites and Email. There are several ways you can design an effective digital hub for your mass communication and teach you the best free methods of leveraging the power of Social Media to provide your community valuable resources and encourage community engagement.


@highlandsfsc Celebrates Fatherhood

Happy Fathers Day!

Here are some links in honor of Dads!

15 Hilarious Tweets That Sum Up Fatherhood

8 Dads Get Real About Being Parents, Not Babysitters

6 Easy, Sweet Ways to Celebrate Dad on Father’s Day

Simple Ways to Celebrate Fathers Day from Blue Plate

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