Free Parenting Classes offered at Project Self-Sufficiency

Free parenting classes are offered, year round, at Project Self-Sufficiency's main campus, and at schools, social service organizations, and other locations throughout the community by request. Classes use the nationally recognized Nurturing Parenting Program (NPP), Systematic Training for Effective Parenting (STEP), or 24/7 Dad Program curricula. NPP courses are designed for the participation of parents and their children.

Parenting Classes are Available for:

  • Expectant Parents (NPP, Pre-natal Program)
  • Families with Infants, Toddlers and Pre-School Aged Children (NPP)
  • Families with School-Aged Children (NPP)
  • Families with Adolescents (NPP)
  • Families in Substance Abuse Treatment & Recovery (NPP)
  • Spanish-Speaking Families (NPP)
  • Fathers (NPP and 24/7 Dads)
  • Parenting Teens (NPP)
  • Families with Children Ages 0 - 6 (STEP)
  • Families with Children Ages 0 - 10 (STEP)

Learn the different stages of physical and emotional development during all phases of childhood and adolescence, as well as techniques for positive discipline and improved communication. Snacks and childcare provided. Classes are free and open to the public, but registration is required.


Project Self-Sufficiency offers a full schedule of parenting classes. To register for classes, call 973-940-3500.

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Project Self-Sufficiency, 127 Mill Street, Newton, NJ 07860 - Phone: 973-940-3500 - 844-807-3500 - Fax: 973-940-3501 - Email: pss@projectselfsufficiency.org

Our free parenting classes are open to all residents throughout the area including the Sussex County municipalities of Newton, Andover Borough, Andover Township, Branchville Borough, Byram Township, Frankford Township, Franklin Borough, Fredon Township, Green Township, Hamburg Borough, Hampton Township, Hardyston Township, Hopatcong Borough, Lafayette Township, Montague Township, Ogdensburg Borough, Sandyston Township, Sparta Township, Stanhope Borough, Stillwater Township, Sussex Borough, Vernon Township, Walpack Township, and Wantage Township; and the Morris County municipalities of Jefferson Township, Lake Hopatcong, Netcong Borough, and Oak Ridge; and the Warren County municipalities of Allamuchy Township, Blairstown Township, Frelinghuysen Township, Hardwick Township and Hope Township, New Jersey (NJ).