Human Services, General/Other News
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Fixers, a project backed by Big Lottery Fund, has been providing assistance to young adults in the UK to have a voice in their communities.
One of those who managed to break down the barriers of...more
The Homeless Hounds program provides housing to pet owners while they are in search for a new home.
The Homeless Hounds program, through Puppy Palace of La Crosse, averages nine to 12 homeless...more
On the eve of March 3, 1987, a group of homeless advocates, Congressmen, and celebrities assembled near Capitol Hill to address the homelessness epidemic that had erupted throughout the...more
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has announced that a grant program aimed at reducing homelessness among veterans is to be extended.
VA has been kicking up funding to the Support Services...more
Southern California officials will be addressing human trafficking issues as January 11 marks National Human Trafficking Awareness Day.
According to estimates presented by the U.S. Department of...more
Volunteer UCF, along with Victim Services, is bringing attention to domestic and dating violence, the primary cause of injury to women, at a recently held campus event.
Students at the event were...more
Project Journey is a new program funded by a $165,000 grant from the United Way of Allegheny County's United for Women initiative.
The program has helped about 10 women since August, according to...more
Homelessness is increasing in schools with school officials are counting higher percentages of homeless children among their student body.
According to Jake Murray is the director of the Aspire...more
The Center for Civic Engagement and the Office of the Chaplaincy will run an interactive poverty simulation on October 7 to raise awareness of the challenges low-income families go through.