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.
Palm Beach County's first homeless resource center in West Palm Beach, the Senator Philip D. Lewis Center, provides a donated garden from Home Depot employees where the homeless tends to an...more
The Itasca Strategic Alliance (ISA) works to coordinate efforts of various organizations that focus on helping individuals with disabilities.
These organizations to assist and prepare individuals...more
Many homeless Latino youths leave home because of economic issues, family problems and housing instability.
The dangers these homeless youth face each day include spending at least one day of each...more
Youth Shelter Care (YSC), a provider of human services that caters to youth, aims to preserve family units and provide youth shelter and temporary care.
YSC is one of 14 remaining shelters in...more
An article on the World Socialist Web Site describes the increased impact the economic downturn has had on one community in San Diego, CA.
Many immigrant families are experiencing increased...more
The L.D. 1717, An Act to Support Homeless Shelters, a bill proposed by Lewiston Democratic Sen. Margaret Craven, is comprised of two sections.
The first section proposes funding for homeless youth...more
A new Duke University Center for Child and Family Policy study claims that nurse home visits for infants save $3 for every $1 spent.
The home visiting program more than paid for itself within the...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
U.S. Senator Chris Murphy, D-Conn. is currently working to provide federal funds to quickly get homeless people off the streets and into housing.
In memory of Francisco Perez, a 43-year-old...more
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius releases a statement recognizing National Native American Heritage Month.
This year's theme, "Guiding Our Destiny...more