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y Rena Malai, News staff The 40th anniversary of the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act, a key piece of legislation that addresses child abuse and neglect, was recognized at the 19th National Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect, held April 30-May 2 in New Orleans. The only federally sponsor[...]

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1 hour ago
Peggy Price, director of the Department of Social Services, will also present information on contracted services with San Diego State University-Imperial Valley campus. She is asking for the supervisors to approve an agreement with them for CalWORKs ...
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2 hours ago
timthumb.php KUANTAN: Siti Fairrah Ashykin Kamaruddin, the woman caught on video abusing an elderly man and battering his car with a steering lock, was today fined RM5,000 and ordered to carry out 240 hours of community service. Bernama reports that ...
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4 hours ago
Before they do that, they will consider three last appeals for additional funding from the city's social services budget. All three requests were turned down by the city's Social Service Funding Board, which includes community members with past or current involvement with the local nonprofit[...]
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6 hours ago
Jan Elliott came out of eight years of retirement earlier this month to take the director's job. She worked for 36 years in social services, with her last years spent as both a county director and a regional director employed by the state Division of Social Services.
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6 hours ago
Several social programs are connected to Electronic Benefit Transfer cards here in California. We have CalFresh for food assistance and CalWorks for cash assistance to name the main two. But Social Services says that abuse can occur. Terri wrote to me and ...
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7 hours ago
Grant applications in the tens of thousands are expected to flood the Federal Department of Social Services as its new $800 million grants program applications close in the next 24 hours. Peak welfare body ACOSS says it understands that a large number of ...
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8 hours ago
Prostitutes are subject to repression, violence and abuse even at the hands of law enforcement, research showsSex work must be decriminalised if the world is to stand a chance of controlling the Aids pandemic, say scientists contributing to a series of research papers in the Lancet medical journal.[...]
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8 hours ago
Transfield extends social services contracts (00:55). Transfield Services Limited (ASX:TSE) scores $145 million of contract extensions in the social services sector. 22/07/14. 99 Wuxian Limited's (ASX:NNW) June quarter delivers growth in all key performance.
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8 hours ago
Transfield Services Limited (ASX:TSE) scores $145 million of contract extensions in the social services sector. 22/07/14. 99 Wuxian Limited's (ASX:NNW) June quarter delivers growth in all key performance. Up next... 99 Wuxian quarterly performance delivers ...
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10 hours ago
Cameron pledges tougher law as study reveals 137,000 girls and women in England and Wales have been mutilatedParents will be prosecuted if they fail to prevent their daughter being cut, and all victims of female genital mutilation (FGM) will get lifelong anonymity, David Cameron will say on Tuesday.[...]
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10 hours ago
The Cumberland County Department of Social Services is offering up to $600 in assistance for families who need help paying for energy costs. Embed.