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2 days ago
Maternal Mental Health Alliance says NHS would need to spend £337m a year to bring care up to recommended levelsSubstandard mental health care for pregnant women and new mothers is creating long-term costs of more than £8bn every year, according to a pioneering study of the effects of materna[...]
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3 days ago
Taipei, Oct. 18 (CNA) The number of social service and charity groups in Taiwan have grown significantly over the past decade, suggesting the public was paying more attention to social welfare issues, the Interior Ministry said Saturday. As of the end of June, ...
focustaiwan.tw via Google News 
General Social WorkCharities and Volunteerism
4 days ago
The South Plainfield Social Services Department will again be organizing our annual “Holiday Project”. We find families in our community who are having problems providing enough food for their family as well as to provide gifts for the children for Christmas.
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4 days ago
George Monbiot (Life in the age of loneliness, 15 October) does not refer to the role that our planning system has played, at least as an accomplice, in creating the loneliest society in Europe. During the next few years hundreds of thousands of new homes will be built, mostly following a model that[...]
HealthCharities and VolunteerismHousing and PovertyHealth and Care
4 days ago
it received one of the country's top awards for social service at the President's Volunteerism and Philanthropy Awards. Runninghour has close to ...
Last night via Live.com News 
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4 days ago
I recruit via social services, some selected local charities and soup kitchens. I am constantly expanding my network to try and find new sources for potential guides," she says. Each guide, aside from having to be drug and alcohol free, must also speak ...
General Social WorkCharities and VolunteerismHousing and Poverty
4 days ago
up with Tess. Variety describes the character of Claire as someone who is an "idealistic law student and volunteer at a social services law clinic." Mike and Claire's relationship gets complicated when Mike ...
It is likely that Mike met Claire after his break via Live.com News 
General Social WorkCharities and VolunteerismEducation
5 days ago
or his volunteer work, he was given the Bagong Bayani Award for Community and Social Service this year by the Bagong Bayani Foundation Inc. He was also the recipient of the Blas F. Ople para sa Natatanging Bagong Bayani Award.
General Social WorkCharities and Volunteerism
5 days ago
nited Way also works with Volunteer Oxford, Schools of Education and Social Work and College of Liberal Arts and the McLean Institute for Public Service & Community Engagement. It is also the leading agency in LOU Excel by 5 Coalition which works with ...
General Social WorkCharities and VolunteerismEducation
6 days ago
ell us more about the charities and how they benefit local residents. Union Mission has been providing vital humanitarian and social services to Savannah’s homeless and special needs communities since 1936. According to their website, their care ...
General Social WorkCharities and VolunteerismHousing and PovertyHealth and Care
6 days ago
... on priorities for national leadership, arranges meaningful formation and support of new and existing local agency directors, and helps assure continuous improvement in the Catholic Charities network's provision of quality social services to those in need.
Denied via Google News 
General Social WorkCharities and Volunteerism
6 days ago
Those papers, and the discussions in the workshop, offer a rich window into the changing nature of Islamic social services and their relationship with political movements and parties. The specific mechanisms by which social service provision translates into ...
washingtonpost.com via Google News 
General Social WorkCharities and Volunteerism
1 week ago
Alcohol Concern finds number of people drinking above safe limits fell to 9.6 million, or one in six of Englands populationFewer people are being classified as risky drinkers or admitted to hospital because of alcohol, but people consuming dangerously large amounts are costing the NHS £2.8bn a[...]
HealthCharities and VolunteerismHealth and CareGovernment Policy
1 week ago
affiliated associations that rent their properties to the public for wedding receptions; religious charities that provide adoption and other social services, often with government funding; and individual religious objectors ...
That category includes faith via Live.com News 
General Social WorkCharities and Volunteerism
1 week ago
Unions representing nurses, paramedics, ambulance crews, midwives and hospital porters in England and Northern Ireland stage first strike in 32 years.Are you taking part? Share your accounts and images via GuardianWitness
11.52am BST With the strike now over, its time for a closing summary. Many[...]
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1 week ago
Social Services Minister defends welfare cuts. REDUCING the budget deficit off the backs of people living in poverty is absurd, a leading charity says. The comment comes after a report by the Australian Council of Social Service (ACOSS) found almost one in ...
Cowra Community News via Google News 
General Social WorkCharities and VolunteerismHousing and Poverty
1 week ago
Men with low incomes and poor health will be worst affected, says report based on English longitudinal study of ageingThe number of men over the age of 50 suffering from severe loneliness in England will increase to more than 1 million in the next 15 years, research based on government statistics ha[...]
Charities and VolunteerismHousing and PovertyHealth and Care
1 week ago
ut not so much elsewhere. In Europe people don't expect charity. They expect their government to provide essential social services. Where do you stand on this? Kristof: I agree that the government here has dropped the ball in providing services ...
General Social WorkCharities and Volunteerism
1 week ago
Plan International research in Asia, South America and Africa produces worrying findings of girls living in fear and enduring abuse

Walk the walk on gender equalityGirls across the world face a future where they have no control over who they marry or when they have babies, according to a[...]
WomenEducationChildrenChildren and ParentingCharities and Volunteerism
1 week ago
50,000 more families are using the centres compared with last year, but many centres face closure by councilsBritains flagship programme to help poorer families faces impossible demands as budgets are cut even as the number of people accessing the services is rising sharply, claims a leading childr[...]
ChildrenChildren and ParentingCharities and VolunteerismHousing and Poverty
1 week ago
ssigned a separate case worker from another social service agency and begin a long process through courts. CASAs, she said, are present as another limb of the process, someone who's there — talking to foster parents, school teachers and administration ...
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingCharities and VolunteerismEducationCriminal Justice
1 week ago
With the NHS set to be an election battlefield in 2015, we want your personal accounts of using the service over the past four years. Have you noticed any changes in the quality of the care and treatment you have received?The National Health Service is set to be a battleground for the 2015 general e[...]
HealthCharities and Volunteerism
1 week ago
MP David Blunkett says it would be breathtaking cheek for government to launch inquiry over move prompted by cutsThe government has threatened to hold a local public inquiry into Sheffield city councils decision to hand over the keys to half of the citys libraries to community volunteers following f[...]
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41 weeks ago
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239 weeks ago
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247 weeks ago
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