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Cuts to children’s centres are hitting Cornish families who can’t afford a trip to the nearby beaches, warn charitiesPenzance, the most westerly major town in Cornwall, is known for its picturesque port flanked by sandy beaches. But while many children are enjoying the summer holidays building s[...]
PovertyChildrenCharitiesChildren and ParentingCharities and Volunt
2 days ago
art of the agreement includes the GRADD/Olomoucky Kraj Area Link (GOAL), which provides opportunities for volunteers in both regions to visit and understand how social services and nonprofit organizations operate on both continents. One of those ...
General Social WorkCharities and Volunteerism
3 days ago
he assistant public defender told the judge that Carter has a master’s degree in social work and at one time was a Peace Corps volunteer. Carter has a previous conviction for aggravated unlawful use of a weapon for which he received two years probation ...
General Social WorkCharities and VolunteerismCriminal Justice
3 days ago
o I went in and talked to him, and the next thing I know I was working.” Oxendine retired from the New Hanover County Department of Social Services in 2007 after 26 years as a business manager. He said volunteering is just a continuation of a love to ...
General Social WorkCharities and Volunteerism
4 days ago
atholic Social Services, Community Mental Health, Department of Human Services, Safe Horizons, police departments, churches, schools and hospitals. "Just remember – any day or any amount of time, even an hour, helps us out," said Grace Hanrahan.
General Social WorkCharities and VolunteerismEducationHealth and CareMental HealthCriminal Justice
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rincipals from around the county took part in the event, as did representatives of local social service agencies. “We try to focus on the volunteer agencies and nonprofits that don’t get the exposure they should,” Poole said. “All the wonderful ...
General Social WorkCharities and VolunteerismEducation
4 days ago
Tributes paid to actor who spent more than 60 years campaigning to improve the lives of people with learning disabilitiesBrian Rix, the learning disability campaigner and actor, has died aged 92.The Mencap president, who previously served as the charity’s secretary general and chairman, had been i[...]
Charities and VolunteerismHealth and CareDisabilities
4 days ago
he children, referred through over 30 social service agencies, were greeted by their own personal shoppers and then the children and volunteers began their shopping excursions. First stop: a hallway of colorful new backpacks! Then each child received a ...
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingCharities and VolunteerismEducation
6 days ago
Collaborations with the voluntary and private sectors can add diversity, creativity and breadth, helping to protect vital services for young peopleThe scale of the funding crisis faced by those of us working in universal youth services has been highlighted in a recent report by Unison and in the Gua[...]
CharitiesChildren and ParentingEducationHealth and
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Young Gamblers Education Trust accused of conflict of interest over links to betting industryBritain’s newest gambling addiction charity has been accused of serious conflict of interest over funding from the betting industry and the involvement of gambling executives on its board.The Young Gamble[...]
CharitiesCharities and VolunteerismEducation
6 days ago
British nurse who nearly died after contracting Ebola in west Africa could be struck off if charges are proved against herPauline Cafferkey, the nurse who nearly died after contracting Ebola as a volunteer in west Africa, has been charged by a regulatory body with concealing her high temperature whe[...]
HealthCharities and VolunteerismHealth and Care
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A year ago we launched the Labour Campaign to End Homelessness (LCEH), asking the Labour party to include, in its next manifesto, a pledge to end homelessness – something it has never before done. This is not a pipe dream. Leading homelessness charities such as Crisis and Shelter believe that we c[...]
HousingPovertyCharities and VolunteerismHousing and Poverty
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Women’s section branches close in protest at plans to merge them into national charity, threatening annual poppy appealThe Royal British Legion, the welfare charity for armed forces veterans and their families, faces a revolt from thousands of its volunteer poppy sellers amid an ongoing row over c[...]
WomenCharities and VolunteerismWomens Issues
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atholic Charities Archdiocese of New Orleans, the Catholic church’s social services nonprofit, will send counselors, case managers, and a nurse to assist its sister agency in Baton Rouge this week. The group is also collecting money to benefit sister ...
General Social WorkCharities and VolunteerismHealth and Care
1 week ago
Review of availability of drugs for breast and prostate cancer concludes UK approach is not fit for purposeThousands of NHS cancer patients in the UK are missing out on innovative treatments available in countries of comparable wealth partly because of a failure by medicines regulators to negotiate [...]
HealthCharities and VolunteerismHealth and CareGovernment Policy
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Organisation faces fight to prevent Charity Commission examining its records of abuse claims after supreme court rejects its attempt to block inquiry The Jehovah’s Witnesses organisation is under increasing pressure to address its handling of sexual abuse allegations as it faces legal setbacks, bi[...]
ChildrenCharitiesCharities and VolunteerismCriminal Justice
1 week ago
Everybody doubted my ambitious plan for a state-of-the-art facility for young homeless people, but one woman helped me prove them wrongWhen I tell people that I run a charity, they often assume that I spend my time wandering around like Mother Teresa, ministering to the destitute while uttering the [...]
Children and ParentingCharities and VolunteerismHousing and Povert
2 weeks ago
alencia Dental holds several fundraisers throughout the year to benefit Wildflower Clinic and other local charities that assist children and families in education and social services. Kinsey has been practicing dentistry for more than 20 years.
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingCharities and VolunteerismEducation
2 weeks ago
t times, Cane worked with victims of child abuse to monitor their needs and services. She received training through Orange County Social Services and volunteered at the California Institution for Women in Chino for three years. Cane says she realized that ...
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingCharities and VolunteerismEducationMental HealthWomens Issues
2 weeks ago
Say thank you and catch up with the Archers: three chief executives’ tips for balancing effective leadership with self-care Continue reading...
CharitiesCharities and VolunteerismHealth and Care
2 weeks ago
Research shows almost 50 hospitals not screening under-50s for Lynch syndrome, an inherited disorder related to the cancer
Almost 50 hospitals around the country are failing to provide crucial screening tests for younger people diagnosed with bowel cancer, according to a leading cancer research c[...]
HealthCharities and VolunteerismHealth and Care
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Children’s charity Plan International says children as young as five recorded as carrying out assaults in English and Welsh schoolsThe number of sex offences in schools reported to police has almost trebled in four years, a study has shown.Ten sexual offences on school premises are reported to pol[...]
ChildrenEducationChildren and ParentingCharities and VolunteerismCriminal Justice
2 weeks ago
very time a player ‘falls’ on the allocated space, BD 1 will be donated to Bahrain Down Syndrome Society – a charity organisation that provides support to health, psychology, education and social services to individuals with Down Syndrome in Bahrain.
General Social WorkCharities and VolunteerismEducationHealth and CareMental Health
3 weeks ago
entry population; reduce health disparities experienced by this population; increase access to needed public health, behavioral health, and social services; and reduce recidivism.
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General Social WorkCharities and VolunteerismHealth and Care
3 weeks ago
A new survey of charity chiefs reveals deep anxiety about the future of their organisations, following the vote to leave the EU“The fall in the pound has already led to a 9%-13% cut in our programme funding,” says Jon Rosser, chief executive of World Child Cancer. The international charity, base[...]
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40 weeks ago
#GivingTuesday on December 1, 2015 is a global day dedicated to giving back. On that day, charities, families, businesses, community centers, and students around the world will come together for one common purpose: to celebrate and encourage giving. Anyone, anywhere can get involved in #GivingTuesda[...]
 

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49 weeks ago
The National Association of Social Workers supports National Voter Registration Day on September 22. More than six million Americans did not vote in 2008 because they missed registration deadlines or did not know how to register to vote. On September 22 volunteers, celebrities and organizations will[...]
 
335 weeks ago
From the NYT:The Bloomberg administration said Friday that the number of people living on New York’s streets and subways soared 34 percent in a year, signaling a setback in one of the city’s most intractable problems.
Appearing both startled and dismayed by the sharp increase, a year after [...]
 
343 weeks ago
Charming, as always:Although the government distributed billions of these food coupons, or food stamps, over the last half-century, only a small number have survived since they were replaced by a debit-card-like system. Now this coupon — and the master dye used to make the plate that created it [...]