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1 week ago
omeless Services, which falls under the umbrella of the Department of Social Services, has agreed to follow Peters’ recommendations that it beef up its approval criteria for commercial hotels and will now — when possible — reserve an entire hotel ...
General Social WorkHousing and Poverty
1 week ago
he plan is part of a broader government agenda that includes cutting taxes, reducing benefits for refugees and restricting new immigrants' access to many social services for five years. Mr Kurz's cabinet was sworn in on December 18, two months after his ...
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingMinorities and Immigration
2 weeks ago
ince Nintendo shut down Miiverse, they haven’t revealed any new social services for their current consoles. That said, the Nintendo Switch still lacks plenty of apps, so there might be a chance for a spiritual successor in the future.
General Social Work
2 weeks ago
n May 25, 1969, Karen gave birth to Rita Marie Campbell, and the infant was soon adopted out through Catholic Social Services in Grand Rapids, Mi. "It was a tough decision, but it's in a mother's heart to do what you think is best for the child ...
General Social WorkChildren and Parenting
2 weeks ago
visiting professor at the University of Maryland School of Social Work who is a veteran official at the Peace ... “She has taught on issues of international health and social services, and has authored numerous articles and spoken frequently at ...
General Social WorkEducationHealth and Care
2 weeks ago
ertainly, helping children to escape poverty and become productive citizens should be the objective of any government social service program and of any educated community. Then, after misinforming the reader about the new HUD rule, the editorial ...
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingHousing and Poverty
2 weeks ago
his was put together by the Jaguars Foundation and team owner Shad Khan with the assistance of Lutheran Social Services of Northeast Florida, the First Coast Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and Latino Leadership, Inc., of Orlando, who helped identify the ...
General Social Work
2 weeks ago
ocial services continue to be strained and underfunded and the state can't come close to meeting its transportation needs without expanding tolls on highways. Scott will depart as he arrived, a solitary and distant figure without a clearly defined ...
General Social Work
2 weeks ago
ts schools and social services in Gaza are considered a mainstay of life in the strip. UNRWA has played a central role in administering assistance to Palestinian refugees of the civil war raging in Syria. Israeli critics say that UNRWA in the Gaza Strip ...
General Social WorkEducation
2 weeks ago
he edited and published other books and articles, too. But all of that came years after a full career in social work and as a mental health counselor, her daughter said. Flocke took some time Wednesday to talk about her mom’s many accomplishments in a ...
General Social WorkHealth and CareMental Health
2 weeks ago
he said the district will help create more opportunities in a neighbourhood that already has significant Indigenous social services but little business development, and will help overcome some of the barriers that have prevented growth in the past.
General Social Work
2 weeks ago
e and his wife, a retired social worker and director of social work services at Oak Grove Center, told Donihue and MacKenzie that their house was open to them. LaFountain said that firefighters had to work to prevent hoses and nozzles from freezing while ...
General Social Work
2 weeks ago
e have a crew on the way and we’ll update this page as we learn more. MIDDLETOWN — Middletown police contacted Social Services and removed a dog after they found that a Middletown woman was residing in an “unlivable” home in the 4200 block of ...
General Social WorkCriminal Justice
2 weeks ago
here would the money come from? Krebs said the state could pay for it by expanding the Healthier Buckeye Program, an effort to coordinate social services and job skills programs to help Ohioans get off welfare programs. Krebs estimates expanding the ...
General Social WorkHealth and Care
2 weeks ago
he agency describes its mission as providing “assistance and protection for some 5 million registered Palestine refugees” in the areas of education, health care, relief and social services, camp infrastructure and improvement, microfinance and ...
General Social WorkEducationHealth and Care
2 weeks ago
he event, moved indoors due to the cold temperature, marked the Jan. 1 merger of Pillars social services and the Community Nurse Health Association in La Grange. The name was revealed on the building at 23 Calendar Ave., La Grange. "In my 10 years of ...
General Social WorkHealth and Care
2 weeks ago
he loves nature, people and places and cannot imagine a world without travel and friends. She thinks writing is a social service and her favourites are village stories, travelogues and those related to women and society.
General Social WorkWomens Issues
2 weeks ago
time student at Clinton Community College, where he earned associate degrees in both criminal justice and humanities/social service. Reynolds was hired at the Sheriff's Department in ...
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General Social WorkEducationCriminal Justice
2 weeks ago
he also authored the toughest panhandling legislation in the history of Atlanta, which combines empathy with enforcement, and has resulted in offenders receiving often needed social services to help break the cycle of recidivism. Mayor Bottoms worked with ...
General Social Work
2 weeks ago
based social services organization, that Carole Johnson would head the state's Department of Human Services and Christine Norbut Beyer would lead the Department of Children and Families. Johnson served as former ...
CentreDaily.com & Centre Daily Times via Live.com News 
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingHealth and Care
2 weeks ago
lika Maunakea is leading a study to scientifically prove what seems apparent to many: Social and economic forces in a community can impact health. His hometown has the largest proportion of health disparities in the state. Obesity, diabetes, smoking and ...
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingHealth and Care
2 weeks ago
n Connecticut this program is called the Connecticut Energy Assistance Program (CEAP) and is housed under the Department of Social Services (DSS). The state's Community Action Agencies administer the $74M+ program locally in all 169 cities and towns.
General Social Work
2 weeks ago
fficials urged people across the northeast to alert social services if they saw people in jeopardy because of the cold. "We want every resident to have shelter and warmth," Washington Mayor Muriel Bowser said on Twitter. Frigid weather gripped much of the ...
General Social Work
2 weeks ago
overnment pressure on health services and local authorities to implement ‘discharge to assess’ (D2A) or ‘home first’ care models have had a significant impact, according to Grainne Siggins, the Association of Directors of Adult Social Services ...
General Social WorkHealth and Care
2 weeks ago
ccording to a report the NSW Council of Social Service (NCOSS), those who identify as LGBTQI are made to experience "a higher level of social disadvantage than the general population in Australia", and that includes gaps in healthcare services ...
General Social WorkHealth and Care
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