Human Services, General/Other News

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Considering a Field in Human Services
For those interested in helping people in need, a career in the field of human services is the best option. In choosing a human service career, you may want to ask yourself if you have a...more



VA Collaborates With Nonprofits to Solve Veteran Homelessness
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) focuses on veteran households that are still quite resilient, but need immediate short-term support to resolve their housing crises. VA partners with...more

Charter High School for Homeless Hosts Open House in Newly Renovated Building
The Covenant House Academy Grand Rapids, a year-round charter high school working with homeless, dropout and at-risk youth, will be holding an open house for community and business leaders,...more

Special Brunch for Homeless Mothers and Children in Columbus
The Columbus Coalition for the Homeless recently held its 14th annual special brunch for currently and formerly homeless mothers and their children at Capital University campus. Volunteers served...more

Supportive Housing and Homelessness
In an opinion piece in the Monroe Monitor, a newsweekly in Monroe Washington, Holly Gearheart asks how the concept of ensuring that everyone has a roof over his head can be so controversial. She...more

Metro Vancouver Sees Rise of Homeless Seniors as Alarming Trend
Vancouver's steering committee on homelessness sees the emergence of homeless seniors a serious issue. The eighth annual Homeless Action Week this year puts a spotlight on the "hidden homeless"...more

Tennessee Rehabilitation Center Graduates Join Workforce
Graduates of the Tennessee Rehabilitation Center, a state-operated comprehensive rehabilitation facility in Smyrna, will be joining the workforce equipped with workplace and life management skills...more

Web-based, At-home Interventions Can Help Moms Protect Kids Against Childhood Obesity
A University of Cincinnati research details how a mother's influence could be more effective when supported by Web-based, at-home parent education programs. Adam Knowlden, a former doctoral...more

Compass Project Critical to the Needs of Homeless Youth
The Health Foundation of Central Massachusetts has suddenly cut the funding on the Compass Project, a youth development approach that is being used in Worcester to serve homeless youths. The...more






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A Social Enterprise Inspired by Charcoal
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