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The ORPER (Oeuvre de Reclassement et de Protection des Enfants de la Rue), an organization based in Kinshasa, in the Democratic Republic of Congo and founded by a Catholic priest, is providing aid...more
An art display featured creations made by Pennsylvanians with disabilities in recognition of the Pennsylvania Disability Employment Awareness Month as declared by Governor Tom Corbett.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services awarded $1.5 million Health Resources and Services Administration Nurse Education, Practice, Quality and Retention grant to New York University...more
California passes law that aims to "change a pattern of homeless teens avoiding shelters, schools and healthcare out of fear they will be reported to child services and forced to return to...more
In Urban Institute's July 2013 final report about the types of violence and abuse experiences youth have via technology, more than a quarter of youth in a relationship said they experienced some...more
City officials in Sarasota are rekindling efforts to help and house homeless military veterans living in the city.
The city was reviving itself to reach out and help those in need. According to...more
The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) presents additional and supportive healthful provisions, nutrition education, and recommendations to other health,...more
Child care can be expensive and most parents typically resort to ask their kin for help in babysitting their children.
Placing foster care children with their relatives was considered taboo in the...more
Women of Means, a nonprofit that focuses on offering the elderly, homeless women preventive care outside of the hospital, have found a solution by way of a program that will improve the care homeless...more
Stepping Stone Emergency Housing and Hope4Youth nonprofit are both working to curtail the growing homelessness in suburban Anoka County, particularly homeless youth.
Despite a temporary ban on new...more