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Garden State Food Truck Fest Press Release

For Immediate Release
Rebecca Sherrod Capozzi, Associate Director
Child & Family Resources, Inc.(973) 398-1730                                  


Mount Arlington, New Jersey (June 25, 2019) – Roxbury Food Truck Fest in collaboration with Garden State Food Truck Festival and Jersey Club Sport held its first annual event. It took place on Saturday June 1st from 11 a.m. to 7p.m. at the Horseshoe Lake Park in Roxbury, New Jersey. The festival featured 20 food trucks, vendors, live music and games for children. A portion of the proceeds were donated to Child & Family Resources.

Child & Family Resources (CFR) is a non-profit organization that creates and delivers programs and services for the community that support the development of children & strengthen families. CFR provides different services such as child care referral, parenting support, child care provider trainings, as well as other efforts to increase the quality and availability of child care.

On behalf of Child & Family Resources, we would like to truly thank our local sponsors BDP Plumbing & Heating and, Keane Construction, LLC for their support and help making this a successful event. We sincerely hope that you will continue to support us in future events.

To all who volunteered we would like to say thank you for your help and participation. We had great turn out and we hope to see you at our next food truck fest. For more information on upcoming events follow our Facebook ( and Instagram (@cfrmorris) pages.

CFR Diaper Bank featured in the Lake Hopatcong News!

The Grandfamily Guidebook: Wisdom and Support for Grandparents Raising Grandchildren

“This is an excellent and comprehensive guide for grandparents finding themselves raising their grandchildren. It covers a wide range of topics that will assist in raising a child from infancy to the teen years.

In addition, the impact that this life changing event takes on the grandparent(s) themselves is also addressed. It takes a frank and honest look at how a grandparent would feel finding themselves in this situation. Raising a grandchild is not without its blessings and joys along the way but it is truly life changing.

The book gives hope, knowledge and a sense that one is not alone in navigating this challenging yet rewarding situation. Every grandparent raising a grandchild should have a copy of this book.” – Linda F.

To purchase a copy of this book on Amazon, click here.

May is Mental Health Awareness Month: Take the Pledge!

May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and Morris County, NJ is proud to be stigma free!

Take the pledge:
The Three R’s (recognize, reeducate and reduce) depend on each other to effectively Stamp Out Stigma surrounding mental illness and substance use disorders. This is what I, as an individual, charge myself to do—to fully Stamp Out Stigma and clear the path to health-seeking behavior.

Updated 2019 Summer Program Requirements

The federal Child Care Development Block Grant (CCDBG) Reauthorization Act of 2014 increases the health and safety requirements for all child care and early learning settings that accept child care subsidies, including youth camps. These changes include such provisions as pre-service trainings, comprehensive criminal background checks, written policies and procedures, and monitoring. Youth camps interested in participating in the Child Care Subsidy Program will be required to register through New Jersey’s Child Care Information System (NJCCIS), which includes the NJ Workforce Registry. In addition, to receive child care subsidy payments through the Division of Family Development for the 2019 summer season, you must comply with the requirements below.

DOWNLOAD PDF: Summer Youth Camp Requirements Flyer