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Back to School Fair

  • Back to School Fair 127 Mill St Newton, NJ, 07860 United States (map)

Free Back-to-School Fair Prepares Families for New School Year

The Next Back-to-School Fair will be held in August 21, 2014

The annual Back-to-School Fair sponsored by the Sussex County Family Success Center at Project Self-Sufficiency offers parents the opportunity to network with local agencies and to learn about services available to themselves and to their children.

The Fair is open to active Project Self-Sufficiency participants who are currently striving towards economic self-sufficiency and family stability, and who are in on-going contact with their Case Manager.

Active agency participants who attend the information sessions at the Back-to-School Fair, and who take advantage of the networking opportunities provided there, are eligible to receive free haircuts and school supplies for their children.

Project Self-Sufficiency relies on local businesses and individuals for the donation of new school supplies, such as:

  • crayons
  • glue sticks
  • loose leaf paper
  • erasers
  • scissors
  • pens
  • pencils
  • spiral notebooks
  • backpacks

Local social service agencies, health organizations and safety personnel are on hand to offer tips for a healthy and safe school year, including representatives from, but not limited to:




Local stylists volunteer their time to give children free haircuts so that they will look great on their first day of school!

Participating salons have included:

  • Becky's Hair Therapy
  • Chalet
  • George Michael
  • Hair Gallery
  • His 'n' Hair
  • Salon Bella
  • Salon Bleu
  • Salon Fig
  • Salon Serendipity
  • Salon Unique
  • Scissor Joint
  • Total Image
  • Village Mane