Human Services, General/Other News
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Michael Rabkin, Director of Media Relations at the Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services, answers how the homeless get help for mental illness in Tennessee.
The Ross County Men's Homeless Shelter introduces its Homeless Hands That Help work program to provide homeless men a chance to help in the community while earning money for themselves and a...more
Researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill claim that mothers who completed a mandatory community intimate-partner violence (IPV) program were less prone to be re-victimized and...more
The Santa Barbara County Veteran Stand Down event helps the homeless and at-risk veterans get free haircuts, food, clothing, mental health services and flu shots.
The event was held at the Santa...more
Strategies to End Homelessness, an organization that leads a coordinated community effort to fight homelessness, has been assisting the homeless in Cincinnati and Hamilton County.
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
Schuylkill County was among the 10 counties chosen to participate in the expanded state block grant program for human services.
The expanded block grant program will enable county officials to...more
The NCD is an independent federal agency that offers recommendations to the President, Congress, and other federal agencies on disability policy.
Recently, National Council on Disability (NCD)...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
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius remarks on World Polio Day.
She asserts that a polio-free world is a priority of the U.S. Department of Health and Human...more