Human Services, General/Other News

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Homeless Summit to Help Get Veterans off the Streets
The Fresno Veteran's Administration Hospital held a Homeless Summit to help veterans get off the streets and integrate them back into society. Efforts to find veterans a place to live is greater...more



Wausau Warming Center Offers Volunteer Training Sessions
The Wausau Community Warming Center has recently announced that it is currently in the process of seeking for volunteers to help with its operations. The warming center opened its doors this year...more

Sandwich Generation Cannot Be Social Entrepreneurs
A counter argument on why the sandwich generation cannot be social entrepreneurs. Craig Dearden-Phillips argues that managing a social enterprise was too risky when he had young mouths to feed....more

Massachusetts in Deep Crunch to End Homelessness
According to census data, record numbers of homeless families are constricting the Massachusetts' shelter system. For homeless advocates, shelter operators, state officials and the homeless...more

Homeless Shelter Hopes to End Chronic Homelessness
Hope Connections homeless center will be gathering organizations together to provide clothes, distribute meals and offer health check-ups for the homeless. There are two phases that HOPE...more

Angel Investor Ron Conway Targets Homelessness
Angel investor Ron Conway announces that his Sf.citi association of San Francisco-based tech companies will make Project Homeless Connect its philanthropy focus for the year. Sf.citi company tech...more

Utah Employers who employ the Homeless may be Eligible for Tax Credit
A bill passed by the Utah House will enable Utah employers who hire homeless people to have a limited number of tax credits. Rep. Brian King, D-Salt Lake City backed the HB140 bill, where...more

YES! Program Tells Young People to Just Breathe
In the July issue of the Journal of Adolescent Health, a research team from the UCLA Department of Psychiatry conducted a study on the Youth Empower Seminar, or YES!, a youth-based seminar that...more

HomeStart Sets to End Homelessness
HomeStart, a nonprofit organization, works to end homelessness in the Greater Boston area. HomeStart officials lead the organization to help homeless individuals, families and veterans. The...more

Helping Homeless Get Back on Track
The City of Fort Wayne and United Way are lead partners in the Planning Council to set up a week of educational activities filled with ways the city residents can contribute to help the...more







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