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12 hours ago
he picture could be even worse come May, if it turns out UHIP caused an underestimate for how many people are enrolled in social services. For the first time in a while, then, lawmakers may actually have less money to work with when finishing the budget ...
General Social Work
13 hours ago
As a child, I was impressed by the social work done by Mother Teresa,” she says, clarifying that she liked the founder of Missionaries of Charity “only for her social work and nothing else”. Born in Haryana, the Sadhvi grew up in Khetri in ...
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingCharities and Volunteerism
13 hours ago
e could lose a job, get a horrifying medical diagnosis, be in an accident and so on,” Stobbs concluded. “We are a social service agency here to help people in the community when they are in crisis,” Walker concluded. “We’re here to help people ...
General Social WorkHealth and Care
13 hours ago
undreds of people have taken part in protests over high crime, the cost of living and anger at the quality of social services such as health care. The Collective of 500 Brothers, the group largely behind the unrest, is demanding that the French government ...
General Social WorkHealth and CareCriminal Justice
13 hours ago
n these days of anonymous reporting to social services and general paranoia about child welfare, any admission that you may not be coping could lead to your child being taken from you. For, as my friend summarised pithily, everything is now both your ...
General Social WorkChildren and Parenting
14 hours ago
lthough he’s now nearing completion of a master’s degree in social work at George Fox University ... His master’s program requires he complete an internship with a social service agency, and a spot with OYA seemed to fit with his career goal ...
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingEducationHealth and Care
21 hours ago
resident Trump’s budget plan calls for eliminating community development block grants, which has been a $3 billion lifeline to communities for a variety of housing rehabilitation assistance and social service programs. Collier County faces a loss of $2 ...
General Social WorkHousing and PovertyEducation
22 hours ago
he region added 7,000 jobs during February, buoyed by a flurry of hiring at local financial services firms, health and social services companies and temporary help agencies, the state Labor Department said Thursday. The February hiring spurt, which added ...
General Social WorkHealth and Care
22 hours ago
The reality is most Koreans live in northern Orange County, in Buena Park, Fullerton, Anaheim, La Palma," said Ellen Ahn, executive director of Korean Community Services, a nonprofit that offers health and social services to Korean Americans and the ...
General Social WorkHealth and Care
23 hours ago
owser will increase the number of police officers assigned to find missing children and establish a task force to determine what social services teenagers who run away need to stabilize their home lives. The city would also allocate more money to ...
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingCriminal Justice
1 day ago
The Catholic Church contributes tremendously to the education environment, medical care and social services, disproportionate to our numbers,” he said. Catholic Near East Welfare Association works to empower Eastern Catholic churches through education ...
General Social WorkEducationHealth and Care
1 day ago
f course, my uncle was a normal, good man, who did not aspire to power over others in order to cut social services…but never let it be said that I ever opposed true love. Hey, I had a crush on my music teacher, the lovely and harmonious Miss Petricka.
General Social WorkEducation
1 day ago
hey are technically homeless, but often do not notify school officials of their status for fear of being reported to DCF and entering the system of foster care and social services. “We’ve had school adjustment counselors who have identified a few of ...
General Social WorkHousing and PovertyEducationHealth and Care
1 day ago
want to encourage growth for businesses in the community. I am concerned about having good outlets for senior citizens for recreation, access to libraries and related social services.” Crawford and his wife moved to the community almost two years ago.
General Social WorkGerontology
1 day ago
eeping pace with the latest outrageous thing Donald Trump has done is exhausting. Every day offers a new opportunity to cut funding to a social service, empower discrimination, put a billionaire in charge of a department they simply have no business being ...
General Social Work
1 day ago
ver 500 people attended a Town Hall meeting on Saturday, hosted by Mike Doyle, Democrat congressman from Pittsburgh, to voice their opposition to the destruction of health care being pushed through Congress as well as the enormous cuts to social services ...
General Social WorkHealth and Care
1 day ago
nother surrogate, who asked not to be identified at all, said she had received three visits from social services officials from December through February, and moved because of fear. Surrogacy experts and surrogates said that barring foreigners would ...
General Social Work
1 day ago
Some great things are happening in our neighborhood.” Cota, the Woman of the Year honoree, was born in Sonora, Mexico and earned a degree in social work at the University of Sonora before immigrating to the United States, according to O’Donnell’s ...
General Social WorkEducationMinorities and ImmigrationWomens Issues
1 day ago
efore he started working at the Methodist Home for Children, Pearson had a temporary job with the Department of Social Services. He also worked in a local animal shelter while going to school. He said a big inspiration to him has been Dawn Hairston ...
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingCharities and VolunteerismEducation
2 days ago
he proposed budget, with its devastating cuts to funding for libraries, museums, the arts, education, and social services, has marked a sea change in ALA activity, moving from traditional advocacy to broader activism. This is the “national agenda ...
General Social WorkEducation
2 days ago
hat leaves him in the hands of the state — specifically, the systems of criminal justice and social services. Prosecutors have pursued charges against Woodall and asked that he be held on $500 bail, they said, because he has no place else to go ...
General Social WorkCriminal Justice
2 days ago
project of the School of Social Work's Institute on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault, this is just the first round. The survey will "be repeated two years later," the system said when it announced in 2015 it would be undertaking "the nation's most ...
General Social WorkEducation
2 days ago
he Department of Children, Youth, and Families has a new director. Doctor Trista Piccola has been chosen to lead the social service agency. Governor Gina Raimondo plans to submit her name to the Rhode Island Senate today for their consent. A statement ...
General Social WorkChildren and Parenting
2 days ago
he budget proposal unveiled Tuesday by Republicans who control Washington’s state Senate came with social service cuts ... Needy Families program run by the Department of Health and Social Services, including restricting who is eligible for its services.
General Social WorkHealth and Care
2 days ago
he two companies began a beta version of the Offsite Social service in September 2016. Two months later Facebook acquired CrowdTangle. The announcement says that Facebook is now making a "robust" (but unspecified) additional investment in expanding what's ...
General Social Work
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