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.
Marking the anniversary of San Francisco's Ten Year Plan to Abolish Chronic Homelessness, budget analysts learns that the city is spending a whopping $165 million on programs to fight homelessness...more
The United to End Homelessness coalition will release its "Roadmap to Ending Homelessness," which present the reforms necessary to eradicate homelessness in the city.
There are five feasible...more
Children and Family Services (CFS) in the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services aims to return children in state custody safely to their families.
Thanks to CFS, Nebraska is seeing...more
Hillsborough lawyers are helping to bring the national Project HELP to the area. These lawyers volunteer with the Homeless Experience Legal Protection to spend an hour and a half at Metropolitan...more
Homeless advocates flocked to the State Capitol to lobby legislators in rolling out $100 million in funds to shelter the homeless in Minnesota.
The hefty amount would fund 5,000 units across...more
A study in developmental psychology published in the Journal of Child and Family Studies documents that being a parent can be learned.
A How-to Parenting program is designed to help parents know...more
According to the Department of Health and Human Services officials, the number of U.S. child abuse and neglect victims dropped for the sixth consecutive year in 2012.
A report also indicates that...more
Jen Smith, director of player programs for PAST, an organization that helps ex-NFL players get treated for physical and mental issues, believes its important for the public to take a look at how...more
Social entrepreneur Ben Allen established The Oomph, a North Yorkshire-based personal training provider, which brings physical training and fitness classes to thousands of elderly people.
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