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 Florida Association of Counties supports the creation of a dedicated state funding source to provide more shelters and services for the homeless.
In its 2014 roster of proposed legislation, a...more
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
A House bill is awaiting final approval in the Senate that would exclude volunteers from the requirement to carry a food handler's permit to serve meals to the homeless.
Initiated by Rep. Steve...more
Stepping Stones has won the Social Enterprise Awards in the 'Education, Jobs and Training' category.
Stepping stones is a charity offering vital services to people with learning disabilities and...more
Volunteers of America are working to develop a complex geared for homeless female veterans, their children and families.
The complex, which is sitting atop on a hill overlooking a butterfly...more
Second Wind Cottages is a tiny-house village for the chronically homeless in the town of Newfield, NY, outside of Ithaca.
The 16-by-20-foot houses in the village were built by more than 125...more
Emily Yates, 22, a Queen Mary University of London alumna, Paralympic Games Maker and face of a national volunteering campaign, has been honored as 'Young Social Entrepreneur' of the...more
Youth Count!, an interagency initiative that develops strategies for counting unaccompanied homeless youth, addresses unaccompanied youth as a "hidden problem".
Policymakers focused on the issue...more
An Atlanta initiative aims to help hundreds of homeless veterans and other chronically homeless people get off the streets and into homes of their own.
Atlanta's efforts in tackling homelessness...more