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3 weeks ago
he shelter also provides social services, transportation and three meals a day. Since the December 2007 opening, it has assisted more than 7,700 people with about 3,800 moving on to stable housing, according to Pinellas Hope figures. "I am on my knees in ...
General Social WorkHousing and Poverty
3 weeks ago
n addition to mentorship, families receive intensive social work, financial planning, employment skills, educational opportunities and counseling.
General Social WorkHousing and PovertyEducation
3 weeks ago
We don't want anybody to stop feeding people," he said. "We just want it done in a way that's connected to social services providers ... and not on the street corner because we can't make sure those connections are being made in these street corner feedings."
General Social WorkCharities and VolunteerismHousing and Poverty
3 weeks ago
he community has embraced the more than 50 families who've moved there since the hurricane. They've helped them get social services, enroll children in school and invite them to community events, including the Puerto Rican Professional Association's ...
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingEducation
3 weeks ago
Quds Open University handing out flyers in Bethlehem, told the Israeli broadsheet newspaper The Jerusalem Post. “I see less people and people are sa
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General Social WorkEducation
3 weeks ago
They’re also frontline social service providers,” Biddle said, “trying to meet students’ needs with very little training and very few resources.” In McDowell, that means learning to cope with the emotional and behavioral problems of students ...
General Social WorkEducation
3 weeks ago
ue Fecske, admissions/social services employee, explained Villa Vista staff and residents’ families collect new and gently used toys for the Christmas distribution by Just Be Claus. It was a suggestion made by employee Angie Barcroft. “This is our ...
General Social Work
3 weeks ago
eople earn only a certain amount of money, and with cuts over the last seven years in food stamps, housing and other federal funding, changes in the way social services are delivered and the determination of who qualifies, people have to make decisions ...
General Social WorkHousing and Poverty
3 weeks ago
hen governments struggle to maintain political legitimacy, provide security and deliver economically, then religious and ethnic groups become the alternative suppliers of social services and political action. These alternative actors are good at producing ...
General Social WorkMinorities and Immigration
3 weeks ago
director of Research in Social, Economic and Environmental Equity (RISE 3). I have gone back ...
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General Social Work
3 weeks ago
he Riverside County Department of Public Social Services says they'll need up to 500 volunteers ... community service clubs, and social service providers," a news release announcing the event states. "Important data will be collected on the general ...
General Social WorkCharities and VolunteerismHousing and Poverty
3 weeks ago
he group connects people in need with social services, with resources ... She’s a mental health counselor, with a total of 25 years in the social service field. Because of her background, she’s seen firsthand the barriers that prevent people from ...
General Social WorkHealth and CareMental Health
3 weeks ago
Really tough as a young person and teenager. You don’t want to bring your friends home.” Conlee eventually earned a master’s degree in social work so she could help other families. Despite her extensive academic and professional background in ...
General Social Work
3 weeks ago
eals go to individuals who have been identified as being in need by organizations such as local social service agencies, Washington County Public Schools and the hospital's emergency department, according to Butler and Kotch. About 3,000 meals were to be ...
General Social WorkEducationHealth and Care
3 weeks ago
he films below include disruptions such as a prison sentence, a refusal to rely on social services, a romantic relationship that requires a relinquish of control to survive, a new form of racism that embodies the expression “they hate us cuz they ain ...
General Social WorkCriminal Justice
3 weeks ago
he Riverside County Department of Public Social Services says they'll need up to 500 volunteers ... community service clubs, and social service providers," a news release announcing the event states. "Important data will be collected on the general ...
General Social WorkCharities and VolunteerismHousing and Poverty
3 weeks ago
nd now we're helping about 300,000 people in India, Nepal, and eastern Tibet with health, social services, education. So it is wonderful. At the same time it gave a life which become a little bit hectic. I mean, 80 boarding passes in a year. So ...
General Social WorkEducationHealth and Care
3 weeks ago
he Edgecombe Community College Human Services Club recently donated $400 to the Edgecombe Country Department of Social Services to help support foster children. Student Paulette Clark Daniels and club advisor Renee Pearson, who chairs the Human Services ...
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingEducation
3 weeks ago
eople earn only a certain amount of money, and with cuts over the last seven years in food stamps, housing and other federal funding, and changes in the way social services are delivered and the determination of who qualifies and who does not, people have ...
General Social WorkHousing and Poverty
3 weeks ago
CCC Mall said in its Facebook page that the mayor’s and social services offices are ready to assist families of those missing at a restaurant about 200 meters from the mall. “Please continue to pray for everyone’s safety,” the management of the ...
General Social Work
3 weeks ago
he council’s children’s services were rated ‘inadequate’ by Ofsted in 2015, but a monitoring inspection published this week said the quality of social work practice had “improved considerably”. “Managers have made clear progress in embedding ...
General Social WorkChildren and Parenting
3 weeks ago
ow in south Chico, the Butte County Department of Employment and Social Services’ One Stop Center will be relocating to North Valley Plaza in north Chico toward the end of 2018. Butte County supervisors approved a new lease for the NVP location earlier ...
General Social Work
3 weeks ago
HANE: Amid the cheerful sounds of carol singing and plays for the Christmas celebration that closes the calendar year for schools, students have also taken up social service as part of the festivities. While most schools have planned traditional Christmas ...
General Social WorkEducation
3 weeks ago
I am grateful that we were able to get out the message to Delawareans that health insurance is important to have and that financial assistance was available to help them pay for it," said Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) Secretary Dr. Kara ...
General Social WorkHealth and Care
3 weeks ago
he Riverside County Department of Public Social Services says they'll need up to 500 volunteers ... community service clubs, and social service providers," a news release announcing the event states. "Important data will be collected on the general ...
General Social WorkCharities and VolunteerismHousing and Poverty

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6 weeks ago
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