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The Oklahoma Department of Human Services (OKDHS) counts more than 10,000 children placed in foster care.
OKDHS has touched base with private agencies to help meet the needs of the children. The...more
San Francisco has recently introduced Promptly, an application to send text message updates for clients at the San Francisco Human Services Agency (HSA).
Code for America Fellows at City Hall, in...more
While U.S. workers are eligible for unpaid leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), which guarantees unpaid, job-protected leave for men and women to care for their newborn or newly...more
The Michigan State Housing Development Authority (MSHDA) allocates $715,800 in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds to two cities and three counties.
The funding is to be used to upgrade...more
The board that oversees Wisconsin's pension program for public employees has recently rejected a request by the head of Gov. Scott Walker's semi-private economic development agency to tap $200...more
CLASP's recent publication, "Better for Babies: A Study of State Infant and Toddler Child Care Policies," shows data from a recent state survey of child care subsidy, licensing, and quality...more
A Massachusetts state budget amendment consists of provisions that could help prevent many families from being homeless.
The provisions are also designed to help families secure housing assistance...more
The US Department of Health and Human Services announced it will fund $67 billion for navigator programs as part of the federally run insurance exchange.
Florida earns a portion of the grants...more