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22 hours ago
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hahina Siddiqui, President of the Islamic Social Services Association, holds the handbook "United Against Terrorism - A Collaborative Effort Towards A Secure, Inclusive and Just Canada" at a press conference in the Winnipeg Central Mosque in Winnipeg ...
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5 hours ago
The Minister for Social Services has kicked the burqa debate along, labelling the garment "medieval". 02/10/14. Burqa debate: Jacqui Lambie goes head-to-head with female Islamic leader on Sunrise · Liberal MP Andrew Laming dismisses Tony Abbott's ...
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General Social WorkWomens Issues
5 hours ago
SIDNEY — The Northern Area Office of Catholic Social Services of the Miami Valley is asking local farm families to participate in “Acres of Caring,” a charitable opportunity to support CSSMV projects that assist individuals and families in Auglaize, Darke, ...
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General Social Work
6 hours ago
The Australian Council of Social Service said it believes the Senate would reject the radical social security budget measures that would cut the incomes of people living in poverty. “We applaud the good sense of Senators who have listened to the many ...
Pro Bono Australia via Google News 
General Social WorkHousing and Poverty
7 hours ago
It's the time of year when cold and flu viruses start picking up. On Tuesday, the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services sent out a list of tips for preventing the spread of the illnesses. Also mentioned was Enterovirus D68, which has caused illness in ...
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General Social WorkHealth and Care
8 hours ago
unior social work major Natalie Tellez said that she found the event to be very informative; she found it inspiring to listen to what the Brown sisters and White had to go through in order to pursue their education. “We live in such a diverse country ...
General Social WorkEducation
8 hours ago
“I think there are some structural issues in terms of funding and how (the social services division) report it to council, but I'm going to wait until the new term of council,” he told fellow county councillors Wednesday. Bradley hinted other county departments ...
Sarnia Observer via Google News 
General Social WorkHealth and Care
9 hours ago
Clackamas County Social Services, in partnership with 211Info and Social Services of Clackamas County, will host the first public screening of "American Winter" on Tuesday, Oct. 14. The free event will be held from 6:30 to 9 p.m. in the auditorium of the ...
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General Social Work
9 hours ago
LOWVILLE — The Lewis County Department of Social Services is requesting a funding increase of roughly $437,000 on a $15 million budget for 2015 due to state cutbacks in funding. The total overage for the budget for 2015 is $621,000. However, $184,000 ...
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General Social Work
9 hours ago
Number of young medics choosing general practice falls short of those leaving as patient numbers increase, says GPs leaderUp to 600 GP surgeries in Britain could close over the next year because family doctors are due to retire and a recruitment crisis may mean there is no one to replace them, accor[...]
HealthEducationHealth and Care
9 hours ago
THE Christian Social Service Commission (CSSC) has handed over medical equipment worth 358.9m/ to Sekou Toure Hospital in Mwanza city. When handing over the medical equipment, CSSC Executive Director, Mr Peter Maduki, said the donation aimed ...
The Daily via Google News 
General Social WorkHealth and Care
10 hours ago
ccording to the bill, the initial application and issuance of the Filipino ID will be free of charge as part of the government's social service responsibility. Funding for the bill's implementation will be taken from the PSA and DFA as stated in the ...
General Social Work
11 hours ago
Itani is best known in the community for her three decades' oversight, in a volunteer capacity, of the Emergency Social Services program, which provides accommodation and support to families affected by events such as house fires and other disasters.
The Daily Courier (subscription) via Google News 
General Social WorkCharities and Volunteerism
11 hours ago
ocial Services Minister Kevin Andrews preferred a more pragmatic explanation, saying repackaging the bills may be more attractive to Senate crossbenchers. The government denies it has backed down on its welfare changes, arguing nothing has changed.
General Social Work
12 hours ago
The AmeriCatalyst Idea Lab, a 501(c)(3) non-profit based in Austin, Texas, announces a new initiative to integrate social workers into mortgage servicing operations in order to improve the quality of customer care for homeowners in distress and transform the ...
DigitalJournal.com via Google News 
General Social WorkHealth and Care
12 hours ago
t doesn't matter whether it’s dressing up or dressing down,” she said. Social Services Minister Kevin Andrews this morning said he believed the burqa was medieval and demeaning to women. But he told reporters he doesn’t think it should be banned.
General Social WorkWomens Issues
12 hours ago
Volunteers of National Service Scheme (NSS), St. Xavier College, Jalukie, undertook a social work in Jalukie town in Peren district on the theme “Polythene-free zone” on September 27. The team was lead by the Programme Officer, Adani Siba, and ...
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General Social WorkCharities and VolunteerismEducation
13 hours ago
I personally find the burqa rather medieval. I think it is demeaning to women," the Social Services Minister said on Thursday. But he said he did not support a ban on the burqa because people should have a right to choose what they wear. Security ...
General Social WorkWomens Issues
13 hours ago
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13 hours ago
hese include cuts in health and other social services, the reduction of benefits and increase in contribution rates and the raising of the retirement age. “These adjustments are undermining the adequacy of pension and welfare systems and reducing their ...
General Social WorkHealth and Care
14 hours ago
She was one of only two applicants who fully met the minimum required qualifications, which include having a master's degree in social work or at least three years of supervisory work experience in a department of social services. Keith Elmore, a county ...
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General Social Work
14 hours ago
“The main thing we learned with this study is that separating serving members leave the military, and they enter civilian communities with a myriad of issues,” said Carl Castro, lead author of the study and assistant professor at the USC School of Social Work.
Westside Today via Google News 
General Social WorkEducation
14 hours ago
DES PLAINES, Ill., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mark A. Stutrud has been appointed Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Lutheran Social Services of Illinois (LSSI). Stutrud was unanimously elected to the position at a meeting of the LSSI Board of Directors on June 23 and began Oct. 1. Des Pla[...]
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General Social Work
15 hours ago
Lakes Social Services of Devils Lake is trying to locate Sandida Gooden-Gladue. She is 16 years old, 5'8” tall and weighs 120 lbs. She was last seen in Devils Lake on Sept. 19, 2014. She may be in Devils Lake, Grand Forks, Fargo or may have gone out of ...
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