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 Los Angeles County will be voting on a discretionary state law that enables court-ordered treatment for people struggling with serious mental illnesses.
Laura's Law, which was passed in 2002...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
A three-day summit is held at Pittsburg to highlight the pressing issues of homelessness in the region.
The summit included group role-playing exercises which participants learned about the many...more
The US Senate Subcommittee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions recently moved forward with the long overdue reauthorization of the Child Care and Development Block Grant (CCDBG) through the...more
Fresno City plans to spend $1 million this year for rental assistance for the homeless.
Plans were discussed during a two-hour workshop on homelessness. A coordinated effort between nonprofits,...more
According to the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), the number of homeless veterans has significantly dropped.
Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric K. Shinseki sees the result as...more
The Journal of Youth Studies contains a published work piece of Dr Helen Jones, a Course Leader in the School of Education and Professional Development at the University of Huddersfield, with...more
One foundation working with its project HomelessFonts.org, is hoping that the homeless people it serves can become successful font creators.
The Cyranos McCann, an advertising agency, and the...more
The US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced $69.7 million grants to 13 states to expand Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting (MIECHV)...more
The Urban Institute's newest Work Support Strategies research, "Confronting the Child Care Eligibility Maze," helps states face onerous administrative methods that make it hard for low-income...more