Human Services, General/Other News
News and information on the role that government, small business, the nonprofit sector and philanthropy play in creating healthy and vibrant communities.
The United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announces the need for social entrepreneurs and innovators as applicants fr its HHSentrepreneurs Program.
The program partners...more
Debby Elnatan, a music therapist, wanted to help her son with cerebral palsy. She designed a support harness that would enable her son to stand upright and, by attaching it to herself, they are able...more
Six churches have set up their spaces for an evening a week when the shelters are full. From this initiative comes The Refuge.
The Refuge is a nonprofit committed to helping the homeless when they...more
Problems and challenges homeless children face at school is far more complex. The Ark Preschool, a program of Episcopal Community Services of Maryland, works with families in Baltimore City offering...more
Risk factors can be low self-esteem, loss, poverty, drug exposure, living in in single-parent households and violent neighborhoods.
However, the impact of risk factors can be reduced by protective...more
A new law passed during the 2014 General Session of the Utah Legislature enables businesses to receive tax incentives for hiring homeless people.
These tax credits to businesses will amount up to...more
A photo project coordinates a homeless man with Oklahoma Gazette, Upward Transitions and Curbside Chronicle to help the community experience a new side of Oklahoma City.
Ranya Forgotson, editor of...more
The states and Commonwealth in Australia have entered into a national agreement to address homelessness.
The homelessness agreement will be extended with a $115 million funding from the Coalition....more
Following the landmark five-part series on the plight of 12-year old Dasani Coates and her family, Mayor Bill de Blasio and his administration swiftly took action by removing homeless kids in two...more