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3 days ago
ector Colon, former director of Milwaukee County Health and Human Services, left the county in June to become president and CEO of Lutheran Social Services of Wisconsin and Upper Michigan. The lead resolution passed unanimously by the Common Council late ...
General Social WorkHealth and Care
3 days ago
old woman and others outside St. Vincent de Paul Church on North Front Street downtown accepted the donated food and bags of toiletries collected by the Muslim Social Services Agency and Islamic Relief USA for the Martin Luther King Jr. Day of ...
Baltimore Sun via Live.com News 
General Social WorkCharities and Volunteerism
3 days ago
he change stemmed from a previous discussion concerning Parks and Recreation Director Jon Henke, who assists with the Lutheran Social Service Senior Nutrition program for about 45 minutes on four mornings each week. He receives a stipend for his work ...
General Social WorkGerontology
3 days ago
he school board’s social work team was on site, and letters will also be sent home with students at all three schools in the Scarborough neighbourhood addressing the assault against Khawlah. “We want to make sure they know we’re aware of what’s ...
General Social WorkEducation
3 days ago
he can let me stay in there for a while. And let me get on my feet," said Kaleeo Acatar, a homeless Oakland resident. Protesters say they want more funds redirected to social services to get people off the streets.
General Social WorkHousing and Poverty
3 days ago
t’s placing an unmanageable burden on social service agencies. Yes, the governor was correct in declaring the opioid crisis a health emergency. And whether we want to acknowledge it, this is now everyone’s problem.
General Social WorkHealth and Care
4 days ago
part from her literary work, Devi was also known for her social work for the rights of tribal communities in West Bengal, Bihar, Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh and Madhya Pradesh. She had also taken active part in Nandigram agitation and headed the movement ...
General Social Work
4 days ago
he New Hampshire Coalition to End Homelessness Director Cathy Kuhn said three months’ rent is an “enormous barrier” for renters and one she said will greatly inhibit social services from rehousing individuals who become homeless. A variety of types ...
General Social WorkHousing and Poverty
4 days ago
he bride is studying for her master’s degree in social work at the University of Texas in Arlington. The groom is employed at Central Renovations in Dallas and is an assistant football coach.
General Social WorkEducation
4 days ago
f you doubt the existence of a budding mental health crisis, ask any teacher, law enforcement officer or doctor who deals with the delivery of social services. Or consider that the largest provider of mental health services in the area is not a center set ...
General Social WorkEducationHealth and CareMental Health
4 days ago
he coffee program is known nationally. After 10 years, Marley decided that it was time to make a change in her life and follow her passion into social work, trading one tough life for another. So, out stepped Marley and in stepped Nookie. (That’s the ...
General Social Work
4 days ago
As a growing town, Bannockburn needs improved infrastructure. Part of that is having more places to eat and relax, part of it is better schools and part of it is more social services,” he says. Ray White Bannockburn agent Michael Stevenson says the ...
General Social WorkEducation
4 days ago
undreds more who have not yet found new housing — or been able to return to their former homes — became ineligible this month for the federal government’s temporary hotel program, sending some social service agencies scrambling to make sure families ...
General Social WorkHousing and Poverty
4 days ago
e has worked with the Community Services Board since 1999. He worked for both the Department of Social Services in Danville and Martinsville and Henry County. He is an active member of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, is a Q.U.E. school mentor and adviser ...
General Social WorkEducation
5 days ago
e seems to like Norway. (Although as one Twitter user asked, why would most Scandinavians, who have higher education rates than their U.S. counterparts and a far more extensive social service system, want to trade that for what we have here?) People from ...
General Social WorkEducation
5 days ago
teven Soos says he's going to run for a council seat in Otonabee Ward in the municipal election in October. Soos, 23, is a social services worker living in Peterborough. He graduated from Trent University in 2016 with a bachelor of arts degree in ...
General Social WorkEducation
5 days ago
hey include The Salvation Army, Lutheran Social Services of Northeast Florida, the City Rescue Mission, Hubbard House, Goodwill Industries of North Florida, Habitat for Humanity and the St. Vincent de Paul Society, all of which operate thrift stores.
General Social Work
5 days ago
lue Prynt Restaurantand Bar will be participating in Dine Downtown where participants can experience the city's gourmet food scene. This event will benefit social services and food literacy programs in Sacramento.
General Social Work
5 days ago
n addition to housing, social services are offered to give people what they need to find affordable housing. "Once families have moved into permanent housing, we hook them up with a mentor ... to get them adjusted to the area," he said. With minors ...
General Social WorkHousing and Poverty
5 days ago
We reach out to the sheriff’s department, the Janzen House, Room at the Inn, Lutheran Social Services … basically any of the human services or entities that are able to identify homelessness.” More than 40 contacts are expected to be ...
General Social WorkHousing and Poverty
6 days ago
hese are external links and will open in a new window The head of social work in Dumfries and Galloway has underlined the significant challenges being faced by the service. In her annual report Lilian Cringles has described how it is dealing with budget ...
General Social Work
6 days ago
eferrals to council children's services reached 646,120 last year, according to new figures from the Local Government Association (LGA). The figures also show more than 500 child protection investigations were started on average each day in 2016/17 ...
General Social WorkChildren and Parenting
6 days ago
EW YORK—Audiences may be surprised when they go see “The Children” , a play now making its American debut. "If they are waiting for little children to come on stage we are the children," Francesa Annis said. Veteran British actress Francesca Annis ...
General Social WorkChildren and Parenting
6 days ago
T. JOHN’S, N.L. — A man who was lured from the Mount Cashel orphanage, plied with alcohol and sexually abused by a social worker entrusted to care for him when he was 15 has reached a $750,000 settlement with the government of Newfoundland and ...
General Social WorkHealth and Care
6 days ago
or those that missed it, episode one (four in total) of the new social work drama ‘Kiri’ aired on Wednesday on Channel 4 at 9pm. In a nutshell, Sarah Lancashire plays Miriam, an experienced social worker who starts the day off by pouring contents from ...
General Social Work
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