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.
Street Soccer USA holds its final round in a small soccer field smack dab in the heart of Manhattan.
Founded by Lawrence Cann, the soccer league is composed of homeless athletes, both men and...more
A new law passed during the 2014 General Session of the Utah Legislature enables businesses to receive tax incentives for hiring homeless people.
These tax credits to businesses will amount up to...more
A West-Central Minnesota homeless coalition taps into a $100 million state grant to address homelessness in the area and build affordable housing.
According to Rhonda Otteson, southwest regional...more
Sasha Bruce Youthwork, shelter and counsel provider for homeless youth, has been stricken with budget cuts totaling more than $1.1 million within the previous year.
The federal spending cuts were...more
What's in store for women, parents and families in this year's federal budget? There will be "reduced income eligibility for Family Tax Benefits Part B, and the payment will cease when the child...more
Due to the sequestration and present government shutdown, Head Start battles on to keep afloat.
Head Start opens the doors to its donor-funded classroom. The Community Partnership for Child...more
The states and Commonwealth in Australia have entered into a national agreement to address homelessness.
The homelessness agreement will be extended with a $115 million funding from the Coalition....more
Friends of Albany Park, an Enfield community group, will be raising awareness about homelessness and providing counsel at a drop-in day session later this month.
Other activities include having...more
Ten cost-effective health care innovations could have the potential to save the lives of some 1.2 million mothers and children in 2015.
The ten are identified by international experts from...more
One of the Young Enterprise firms, 'Making A Future Difference' (MAFD), has created an innovative mobile and tablet application to encourage children up to the age of 10 to read and write in...more