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4 days ago
t showcases various homes and buildings around the community that are decorated for the holidays. Dove is social services organization that includes among its services a domestic violence program, an early education program, financial and housing help for ...
General Social WorkHousing and PovertyEducation
4 days ago
ver 60,000 youth and families per year are served by Youth First’s school social work and afterschool programs that prevent substance abuse, promote healthy behaviors, and maximize student success.
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingEducationHealth and Care
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nyone interested in providing a holiday gift for a local individual in need can take one of the labeled snowflake tags that hang on the branches and purchase items requested by 18 social service agencies. Pierson added that an estimated 17,700 people in ...
General Social Work
4 days ago
Our PhD was given to Grace Mugabe just for nothing," said social work student Ivy Jayijana. "There's no employment and inflation is rising every day. So we are sick and tired because of that."
General Social WorkEducation
4 days ago
he graduated summa cum laude from Pepperdine University with a master’s degree in psychology; her goal was finding a career in social services and nonprofits. And that she did. After successful turns in administrative positions at Olive Crest Homes and ...
General Social WorkEducationHealth and CareMental Health
4 days ago
off locations and 70 recipient organizations, such as Westchester County Social Services, Maria Fareri Children's Hospital and Mount Kisco Interfaith Food Pantry, Toys for Tots covers all corners. Last year, the local chapter ...
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General Social WorkChildren and ParentingCharities and VolunteerismHealth and Care
5 days ago
The Star) – Singapore will be raising its taxes as government spending on investments and social services grows, said Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on Sunday (Nov 19). “(Finance Minister) Heng Swee Keat is right when he said that raising taxes is not ...
General Social Work
5 days ago
esources and information about suicide warning signs, risk and prevention is available on the Tennessee Suicide Prevention Network website, tspn.org. Teen suicide rates in the United States rose between 2010 and 2015, and a new study suggests social media ...
General Social Work
5 days ago
unday he became angry thinking about how she was killed for no apparent reason by a stranger. Before going to work in social services for Shasta County, she was a teacher who worked many years to help children. Troy McFadyen said he often worried about ...
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingEducation
5 days ago
iberal states like New York and California tend to tax residents at higher rates to provide more social services, which means residents of these states are more likely to take big deductions from their federal taxes for all the local taxes they pay.
General Social Work
5 days ago
ermont senator Bernie Sanders said on Sunday the tax legislation is “terrible”, and “must be defeated”, arguing that it could pave the way for major cuts to social services in the future. “When they run up a $1.5tn deficit, as they will in this ...
General Social WorkHealth and Care
5 days ago
he model focuses on the integration of counseling into other social services like housing and foreclosure prevention, workforce development, prisoner reentry, benefits access and domestic violence services, to name a few. Other cities chosen for the ...
General Social WorkHousing and PovertyEducationCriminal Justice
5 days ago
any, many more are asking for sanctions on Israel, and many more are connecting the injustices at home in the U.S., from police brutality and exchange programs with Israeli police, from the cuts to social services, health, and education in the U.S. and ...
General Social WorkEducationHealth and CareCriminal Justice
5 days ago
ntended to help the homeless in Mobile, the event had free Thanksgiving dinners available for people served by The Homeless Coalition, Waterfront Mission, Sybil Smith Family Village and Catholic Social Services in Mobile. "He has a giving heart," Kathleen ...
General Social WorkHousing and Poverty
5 days ago
magine, if you will, a place where those who have been pushed out of housing due to high rents or the inability to find living wage jobs, could have a roof over their heads, access to social services, mental health services and public transportation all ...
General Social WorkHousing and PovertyHealth and CareMental Health
5 days ago
employed people,” said Carlson, who holds a master’s degree in social work and formerly served as chief advancement officer for the Colorado Symphony. “It’s a different ballgame for kids who are still ...
The Denver Post – Colorado breaking news, sports, business, weather, entertainment. via Live.com News 
General Social Work
5 days ago
TICA — In 12 years as commissioner of the Oneida County Department of Social Services, Lucille Soldato has turned her cellphone off only for one weekend — when her daughter got married out of state. Despite the long hours and hard work, she wouldn ...
General Social Work
5 days ago
e cannot thank the community enough for its ongoing support of this much needed program." Danielle LaTaille, social services director for the Salvation Army, said the books add a fun, new element to gift giving this year. "We are excited about our new ...
General Social Work
6 days ago
ewey Marshall, Dailey's roommate and a Texas Woman's University student studying social work, said he identifies as a cisgender, straight white man and felt completely welcomed in the space his roommate organized. Identifying as cisgender means ...
General Social WorkEducationWomens Issues
6 days ago
t covered all sectors such as education and higher education, health and social services, electricity and water services, transport, communications, ports and airports, and the labour market that accommodates the efforts of men and women alike.
General Social WorkEducationHealth and CareWomens Issues
6 days ago
he year also began without a state budget. That came with a pain all its own. Social service providers especially struggled to give adequate help to Illinoisans in need, with little certainty as to how long they could keep their doors open. Their funding ...
General Social Work
6 days ago
ntended to help the homeless in Mobile, the event had free Thanksgiving dinners available for people served by The Homeless Coalition, Waterfront Mission, Sybil Smith Family Village and Catholic Social Services in Mobile. "He has a giving heart," Kathleen ...
General Social WorkHousing and Poverty
6 days ago
antrell grew up in Los Angeles, the daughter of a single mom who worked her way from welfare to a career in social work. She came to New Orleans to go to college at Xavier, and helped pay for it by working in the hospitality industry, which gave her a ...
General Social WorkEducationHealth and Care
6 days ago
rea social service agencies and nursing homes submit applications ... born helper” agrees that assistance received by the ESF is critical. She sees the social work community doing their part to help those on their caseloads with a flood of applications ...
General Social WorkHealth and Care
6 days ago
bout 400 homes are located on the lake’s shores, and many use lake water in their homes. The Thurston County Public Health and Social Services department declared a state of emergency, advising residents to keep clear of the water and keep pets away ...
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