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22 hours ago
pposition Leader Daniel Andrews has announced $400,000 annual grants for St Mary’s House of Welcome in Fitzroy, St Kilda Engagement Hub and Jesuit Social Services, if the ALP wins this weekend’s election. In August, Leader reported that some agencies ...
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7 hours ago
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7 hours ago
To receive an application packet, contact the Department of Social Services HEAP office at 481-1807 or 1-800-397-8686, Ext. 807, or online at www.mybenefits.ny.gov. If prospective applicants received an early outreach application from the HEAP Bureau in ...
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General Social Work
8 hours ago
Officials say Lutheran Social Services is working with the city and a new contractor to schedule repairs to the Legacy Living apartments, the Williston Herald (http://bit.ly/1v0wBWK ) reported. The building's elderly tenants have expressed optimism about ...
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9 hours ago
Minister of Social Services and Community Development, the Hon. Melanie S. Griffin said the establishment of the Children's Registry is one of a number of measures the Government of The Bahamas has undertaken, or will undertake, to ensure the protection ...
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10 hours ago
The Minister for Equality, Social Services and the Elderly, Samantha Sacramento expressed her delight on Friday at being asked to officially launch the charity 'Stay Clean'. The idea originated from the experience of recovering addicts and the challenges they ...
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11 hours ago
Hundreds of thousands of health workers, including midwives and psychiatric staff, will take action
Picket lines will be mounted outside hospitals on Monday as hundreds of thousands of health workers including midwives, nurses, radiographers, cleaners and psychiatric staff stage a fresh strike in[...]
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11 hours ago
The report of Her Majesty’s chief inspector of prisons on HMP Elmley claimed that “there was a rising level of violence” (S46, page 19). Hyping this up somewhat, the headline on the online version of your article (Spate of suicides and ‘mini-riots’ in jail lays bare extent of prison crisis[...]
Criminal Justice
11 hours ago
Most taking up jobs are trapped on less than living wage, finds report by Joseph Rowntree Foundation
Insecure, low-paid jobs are leaving record numbers of working families in poverty, with two-thirds of people who found work in the past year taking jobs for less than the living wage, according[...]
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11 hours ago
With mental illness costing the UK £100bn a year, deputy prime minister is keen to improve services for young people and those in crisis
Nick Clegg will on Monday pledge to take mental health out of the shadows and to end “outdated attitudes” by establishing a cross-government taskforce to i[...]
HealthHealth and CareMental Health
11 hours ago
Britain’s employers only need to make minor changes to help disabled people into workplaces, says chief executiveThree out of five disabled people believe that public attitudes to disability have improved in the past two decades but a significant proportion still say that they experience discrimin[...]
Charities and VolunteerismDisabilities
11 hours ago
t may not have been 100 per cent perfect as a social service intervention, but it nonetheless drew millions out of the poverty bracket. Innovative thinking like this, that generates 'quick wins,' is what we desperately need and not the hypocritical ...
General Social WorkHousing and Poverty
12 hours ago
ita Landgraf, secretary of Delaware's Department of Health and Social Services, spoke at the brief ceremony. "This is our state's lasting commitment that these people will not be forgotten. Each of them is someone's son or daughter, sister or brother.
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12 hours ago
He leaves behind a rich legacy of political and social work," Fadnavis said. Former Congress MP Priya Dutt said Deora was a mentor to her in politics after her father Sunil Dutt passed away. Former minister Mohammed Arif Naseem Khan said Deora encouraged ...
General Social WorkChildren and Parenting
15 hours ago
Yooralla chief executive Sanjib Roy resigns following media reports of management bungling of sexual abuse allegationsThe head of a Victorian disability service provider has quit following rape and abuse allegations against its carers.
Yooralla’s chief executive, Sanjib Roy, resigned on Monda[...]
Health and CareDisabilities
15 hours ago
He leaves behind a rich legacy of political and social work," Fadnavis said.Former Congress MP Priya Dutt said Deora was a mentor to her in politics after her father Sunil Dutt passed away.Former minister Mohammed Arif Naseem Khan said Deora encouraged ...
General Social WorkChildren and Parenting
16 hours ago
I think this cleansing is something I have been doing for the past 20 years with the help of my fans who have converted into a social service organisation. My work continues. It is not a public relations exercise. As far as I am concerned it is a public ...
General Social Work
16 hours ago
KINGSTON - Ulster County legislators entered into a questionable executive session Wednesday night to talk privately about the controversial practice of checking warrants on everyone who walks into the county's Department of Social Services. At a special ...
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General Social Work
17 hours ago
We have also decided to wave the nominal charges that we take to post a web page for the category of persons like martyred soldiers of Army, Navy and Air force, prominent people in politics, social work, film stars, spokespersons," Vyas said. The website ...
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19 hours ago
. Kalinda vs Bishop. In a bid to keep Cary safe, Kalinda Sharma (Archie Panjabi) threatens to have social services take away a dangerous druglord's son. This increases fear that Panjabi's Kalinda is not leaving The Good Wife alive at the end of Season 6.
General Social Work
20 hours ago
The left wing of Miami-Dade's political establishment has high expectations for Levine Cava, 59, as she begins her first full week as a county commissioner. A veteran of the county's social-services network, she received significant backing from the Democratic ...
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General Social Work
20 hours ago
hese include any charitable or social work that you may have undertaken. This can also mean your adventure of climbing the Mount Kilimanjaro or being part of successful marathon running group.
General Social Work
20 hours ago
Houston provides social services on everything from adoption to immigrant services. It serves about 80,000 people a year. It's near the top of the list on Charity Navigator, the nation's largest charity ...
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20 hours ago
Omid Chaman, 39, the owner of Chaman Antique Rug Gallery, which has two Manhattan locations, had falsely reported his income to the Nassau County Department of Social Services from April 1, 2009 to July 31, 2012, the Nassau County District Attorney's ...
Downers Grove, IL Patch via Google News 
General Social Work
21 hours ago
ix years later, Keefe appears to have paid the price for more recent frustrations over pension and longevity cutbacks within the union also known as the RI Alliance of Social Service Employees. In April, the Local 580 executive board voted against putting ...
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2 days ago
The National Association of Social Workers applauds President Obama’s decision to issue an executive action that will likely lead to as many as five million previously undocumented immigrants to be able to remain in the United States. This action was very meaningful to immigrant families with chi[...]
 

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By Paul R. Pace, News staff Participation at public hearings to develop a national strategy to eliminate child maltreatment deaths has exceeded expectations, said NASW member Michael Petit, president of Every Child Matters Education Fund. Petit and social worker Marilyn Bruguier Zimmerman, director [...]