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Charities News

20 hours ago
Move to protect network of safe havens for women as councils divert funds to other housing is welcomed by charitiesA £10m injection of money to protect the national network of women’s refuges has been welcomed by charities working with domestic abuse victims.The government announced the extr[...]
WomenCharities and VolunteerismHousing and PovertyWomens Issues
1 day ago
Home secretary says she is concerned that so many young people think it is ‘OK for the boyfriend to hit the girlfriend’Too many young men still think it is OK to hit their girlfriends, while many young women do not realise such relationships are unhealthy, Theresa May, the home secretary, has sa[...]
Charities and VolunteerismHealth and CareGerontologyWomens Issues
1 day ago
300 meals are served daily. Last year they provided over ...
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General Social WorkCharities and Volunteerism
2 days ago
Stephanie Bincliffe gained 10 stone in seven years at privately run assessment and treatment centre, inquest heardA 25-year-old woman with severe autism died in a secure hospital after staff allowed her weight to balloon to 25 stone as she sat alone for years in a padded room, a coroner has ruled.St[...]
HealthCharities and VolunteerismHealth and CareGovernment PolicyDisabilities
3 days 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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General Social WorkCharities and VolunteerismGerontology
3 days 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
3 days 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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General Social WorkCharities and VolunteerismMinorities and Immigration
3 days ago
efore we go on with the story, a couple of things to put this article into perspective: Beyond any charity and social work, [the Catholic Church ... educational, and social service provider in the world? Any comments from this source will have a direct ...
General Social WorkCharities and VolunteerismEducation
3 days ago
5350. Community Connection is looking for volunteers to help with Toys for Tots donation this holiday season. Volunteers are needed to help with documentation for Toys for Tots donations.
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General Social WorkCharities and Volunteerism
5 days ago
The Minister for Equality, Social Services and the Elderly, the Hon Samantha Sacramento is pleased have been called upon to officially launch the charity 'Stay Clean'. The idea originated from the experience of recovering addicts and the challenges they face ...
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General Social WorkCharities and VolunteerismGerontology
5 days ago
Through their sponsorships the Chamber of Commerce of Eastern Connecticut is able to extend complimentary tickets to a number of staff and volunteers of area social service organizations to attend. The 2014 Eastern CT Social Service Awards will be ...
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General Social WorkCharities and Volunteerism
6 days ago
We asked you to share your experiences via GuardianWitness of bullying as part of Anti-Bullying Week in the UK. From childhood to the workplace, readers share their stories
Accounts of bullying in the workplace
Financial bullying can ruin a marriage
For the last two years, the Anti-Bullying[...]
Children and ParentingCharities and VolunteerismEducationHealth and CareMental HealthDisabilities
6 days ago
t is an issue in all countries, including here in Canada. Here we have strict laws, social services and specialist charities that are all in place to prevent and respond to child protection violations. Widespread child protection crises are thankfully ...
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingCharities and Volunteerism
1 week ago
ast year, Clark and his team of about six volunteers repaired and donated 265 bikes to Aurora Public Schools, Social Services, refugee communities and the Aurora Police Department. "Officers run across families on patrol who they (identify as needing a ...
General Social WorkCharities and VolunteerismEducationCriminal Justice
1 week ago
Get out more, and listen to real people with real lives: that’s the advice to policy makers from people forced to rely on charity food parcelsIf you want to understand why people use food banks, and come up with policies that minimise them having to do so in the first place, listen to the people w[...]
PovertyCharities and Volunteerism
1 week ago
Mental health charity says society’s attitudes towards transgender people are not changing fast enoughThe hidden extent of suicide attempts among young transgender people has been highlighted in a study.A survey found that 48% of trans people under 26 said they had attempted suicide, and 30% said [...]
Charities and VolunteerismHealth and CareMental Health
1 week ago
he Center is certified by the California State Department of Education and licensed by the California State Department of Social Services. For more information, see www.sldc.net.
General Social WorkCharities and VolunteerismEducation
1 week ago
Research challenges government insistence that there is no link between welfare reforms and increase in charity food aidWatch Britain Isn’t Eating, a microplay about food banks made by the Guardian and the Royal Court theatre
Cuts and changes to Britain’s increasingly threadbare social securi[...]
PovertyCharities and VolunteerismCriminal Justice
1 week ago
For the second year in a row, the 2014 McHappy Day funds were donated to My Brother's Workshop (MBW) on St. Thomas and Lutheran Social Services of the Virgin Islands (LSSVI) on St. Croix. MBW is a non-profit organization that provides services for ...
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General Social WorkCharities and Volunteerism
1 week ago
ash donations also are accepted at www.volunteerfortwayne.org. Coats will be delivered to schools and social service agencies during the week of Dec. 15. United Way of Allen County's Women United has announced the Paths to QUALITY grant recipients.
General Social WorkCharities and VolunteerismEducationWomens Issues
1 week ago
Evelyn writes: I just wish the social work profession was respected like the rest of the healthcare professionals. Unfortunately, even as many have made this our chosen career, we have not escaped the image of volunteer and our salaries speak to that.
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General Social WorkCharities and VolunteerismHealth and Care
1 week ago
he Department of Social Services helps with candidate selection. The program gives each child breakfast with Santa, a wrapped gift for himself or herself and cash to shop for gifts for his or her family members. The bonus is that volunteers from the ...
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingCharities and Volunteerism
1 week ago
As well, it would eliminate community volunteers from the governance of our health and social service system; fatally compromise the bilingual status of our institutions; and exclude these community institutions from the critical role they play in the vitality of the ... As a newly elected MNA in th[...]
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General Social WorkCharities and VolunteerismHealth and Care
1 week ago
Islamic groups say they are being unfairly singled out, with five British charities operating in Syria under full investigationMore than a quarter of the statutory investigations that have been launched by the Charity Commission since April 2012 and remain open have targeted Muslim organisations, an[...]
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7 weeks ago
Thursday October 16 at 2 pm ET Becoming a Certified Application Counselor for the upcoming ACA Open Enrollment Period The second ACA open enrollment period kicks off on November 15, 2014 and social workers are needed to make it a success.  Learn how to become a Certified Application Counselor (CAC)[...]
 

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35 weeks ago
Approximately 2.2 million service members make up the U.S. all-volunteer force in the active, National Guard, and Reserve components, representing less than one percent of all U.S. citizens. Furthermore, veterans constitute seven percent of the country’s population, or almost 22 million persons, w[...]
 
46 weeks ago
By Paul R. Pace, News staff Social worker Lisa Wessan knows personally how debilitating compassion fatigue can feel — emotionally and physically. She was one of many social workers who volunteered to help the people of New York City cope with the grief and uncertainty after the terrorist attacks o[...]
 
244 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 [...]
 
252 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 [...]