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n recent years, student loan forgiveness (SLF) has become an issue of national interest in the United States, especially in the wake of economic recession and unemployment. The potential of SLF as a recruitment tool and job retention mechanism has engendered widespread support for implementing SLF [...]

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Consumer group says nuisance calls are made with ‘alarming frequency’: more than 25% of those surveyed received unwanted calls from a charity each weekCommercial call companies that represent some Australian charities are exploiting loopholes in consumer law and seeking unsolicited donations wit[...]
CharitiesCharities and Volunteerism
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ichard Trifiro, social services manager at Holy Apostles Soup Kitchen (296 Ninth Ave., at 28th St.) said the kiosks have opened up a conversation about what people on the street need when it comes to Internet service and access to communication.
General Social Work
9 hours ago
hen a student is bullied because he or she is Muslim, Jewish or Sikh, the psychological damage is much more, said Ron Avi Astor, professor in the School of Education and School of Social Work at USC. “It’s bad enough being called names because of who ...
General Social WorkEducationMental Health
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hey include the June massacre of 49 people at an Orlando nightclub and the killing of 14 people at a San Bernardino, California, social services agency last December. Steinbach also noted that militant attacks remain rare in the United States, saying that ...
General Social Work
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lso, unlike existing casinos in New Jersey, whose taxes are designated to fund specialized social services, tax revenues from the new gaming facility would be channeled into the general fund to reduce the state’s deficit and/or debt load, the current ...
General Social Work
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erving professionals in film, theatre, television, music, opera, radio and dance, The Fund's programs include social services and emergency financial assistance, health care and insurance counseling, housing, and employment and training services.
General Social WorkHousing and PovertyHealth and Care
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he navigator will follow up within 48 hours. Jessica Ramirez, a licensed social worker with a master’s degree in social work, has been hired to be the community care navigator. Ramirez will work to get people the necessary treatment to help them and ...
General Social WorkHealth and CareMental HealthCriminal Justice
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school programs because a tornado destroyed their social service agency on Thursday. “Just like many of our ...
GARFIELD COUNTY, Utah via Live.com News 
General Social WorkEducation
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ut court documents indicate that Adult Protective Services had visited the home prior to May: “Lisa (Tiedemann) further stated that in the past, Darlene called her and told Lisa that ‘social services’ had just left Darlene’s residence and that she ...
General Social WorkCriminal Justice
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Secrecy over announcement that lead lawyer Ben Emmerson QC is to be put under investigation raises concerns among victims’ groups The most senior lawyer on the public inquiry into institutional child abuse in England and Wales was suddenly suspended on Wednesday over what the inquiry said were con[...]
ChildrenChildren and ParentingGerontology
11 hours ago
Campaigners fear mistreatment as number of requests received by councils to deny freedom jumps to 195,840 in 2015-16Record numbers of care home residents are being deprived of their liberty by being put in straps, locked in or given behaviour-controlling drugs, fuelling fears that some are being mis[...]
HealthHealth and Care
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Children in Aleppo are trapped in a “living nightmare,” a senior official of the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said today, stressing yet again, the direness of the situation, particularly for the children, in Syria’s war-ravaged Aleppo.
Children and ParentingGerontology
12 hours ago
Glastonbury, like nearly every town and village in the UK, is about to suffer an annual outbreak of flashing. It will start in the high street and spread all over town – maybe even to your garden or front room.Around three in every 100 people with epilepsy have photosensitive epilepsy. Various typ[...]
Health
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Camelot, which provides security for empty buildings, makes offer to squatters occupying its former HQ in LondonA company which protects empty buildings from being squatted has invited the group of activists who occupied its former headquarters to stay and establish an art and culture space in the e[...]
Housing
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Judge rejects claim that Jeremy Hunt, the health secretary, exceeded his powers, but junior doctors say ruling is a victory for themJunior doctors have lost a judicial review challenging the legality of a controversial new contract, which is now set to be introduced next week.In a judgment published[...]
HealthHealth and CareCriminal Justice
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End of an assured shorthold tenancy cited by nearly a third of newly homeless households, figures showRecord numbers of families are becoming homeless after being evicted by private landlords and finding themselves unable to afford a suitable alternative place to live, government figures show.The en[...]
HousingHousing and Poverty
15 hours ago
Danish research finds that women on combined contraceptive pill are 23% more likely to be prescribed antidepressantsWomen who take the contraceptive pill are more likely to be treated for depression, according to a large study.Millions of women worldwide use hormonal contraceptives, and there have l[...]
WomenHealthHealth and CareWomens Issues
16 hours ago
Eastern Europeans ‘particularly targeted’, Hogan-Howe reports, with more than 2,300 offences recorded in period after referendumA “horrible spike” in hate crime after Britain’s vote to leave the European Union was at least partly linked to the referendum, Britain’s most senior police off[...]
GerontologyCriminal Justice
16 hours ago
High court victory gives Samantha Jefferies ‘last chance’ to have child by husband, who died after they started fertility treatmentThe widow of a Falklands war veteran has won a high court declaration giving her a “last chance” to have her late husband’s child.
Samantha Jefferies, 42, f[...]
HealthChildren and ParentingCriminal Justice
18 hours ago
Pending trial of advocate Charlo Greene raises questions about the war on drugs and could have broader legal implications as more states move to legalize weedCharlo Greene did not plan to curse on live television, but on 22 September 2014, the words came pouring out.Then a reporter for KTVA, a stati[...]
Criminal Justice
18 hours ago
profit. What’s funny is that the setting seems at odds with the ...
The space still functions as a Chinese via Live.com News 
General Social Work
18 hours ago
Peck School of Social Work, is among the researchers ... manager at the county’s department of social services, some of its key features will be designed ...
Emily Putnam via Live.com News 
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingEducationHealth and Care
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rally at a separate location.
PennLive reports that social service groups in Harrisburg are organizing a counter via Live.com News 
General Social Work
18 hours ago
armer stole more than $5,000 while he served as executive director of Just Food, which served more than 40 other social service agencies in Douglas County, according to federal prosecutors. He was elected mayor in 2013 and resigned in August 2015.
General Social Work
18 hours ago
Coast Charities is dedicated to the support of charities which provide social services and care to those most deserving, including medical, physical, social, and psychiatric ...
Cornerspring was among the 58 charities supported by UMCC this year. United Mid via Live.com News 
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In recent years, student loan forgiveness (SLF) has become an issue of national interest in the United States, especially in the wake of economic recession and unemployment. The potential of SLF as a recruitment tool and job retention mechanism has engendered widespread support for implementing SLF [...]
 

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