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2014-07-23 08:28:45

Homeless organization reaches goal with help of marketing company ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Empower Network is pleased to announce that the 100,000 Homes Campaign, a national initiative of Community Solutions, achieved its goal of helping communities find homes for 100,000 vulnerable and chronically homeless individuals and families in less than four years. Empower Network, a network marketing and software company, was a sponsor of the effort for the past...

2014-07-18 11:56:40

University of California - San Francisco New research from UC San Francisco found that 60 percent of the city's homeless and unstably housed women who are HIV-infected or at high risk to become infected have endured a recent experience of some form of violence New research from UC San Francisco found that 60 percent of the city's homeless and unstably housed women who are HIV-infected or at high risk to become infected have endured a recent experience of some form of violence. "We...

2014-07-01 23:00:31

The CareSource Foundation recently awarded its second round of quarterly grants for 2014. The Foundation provides grants to organizations in health and human services domains with a focus on children’s health, issues of senior adults, community health, special needs populations and strategies to address the medically uninsured throughout the state of Ohio. Dayton, OH (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 Dayton-based Foundation awards grants totaling $214,100 The CareSource Foundation was created to...

2014-06-26 23:13:40

ISAR extends a heartfelt invitation to all veteran International Homeless Animals’ Day event coordinators, as well to new ones, to join together on Saturday, August 16, 2014 in commemorating ISAR’s 23rd annual International Homeless Animals’ Day. Clarks Summit, PA (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 Since modest beginnings in 1992, ISAR’s conceived and commemorated International Homeless Animals’ Day has consistently grown in size and content annually thanks to the worldwide participation of...

2014-06-18 12:34:23

TORONTO, June 18, 2014 /CNW/ - Cota is an accredited, not-for-profit, community-based organization that has been supporting adults with mental health and cognitive challenges to live well within their communities for over 40 years. We offer a wide range of services to adults living with serious mental illness, geriatric mental health conditions, acquired brain injuries, developmental disabilities and dual diagnoses. Our services reach over 2,500 people each year. This year, Cota...

2014-06-14 23:00:31

The introduction of the NDIS is expected to result in stronger spending on disability accommodation over the next five years. For this reason, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated its report on the Crisis and Care Accommodation industry in Australia. Melbourne, Australia (PRWEB) June 15, 2014 The Crisis and Care Accommodation industry caters for some of the most economically vulnerable people in Australian society, including children, those with long-term disabilities and the...

2014-06-06 23:01:54

Abt Associates wins a three-year, $1.5 million grant to evaluate a substance abuse initiative by the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation. Bethesda, MD (PRWEB) June 06, 2014 Abt Associates will evaluate an initiative by the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation aimed at delivering prevention and early intervention activities designed to screen youth for substance use in a variety of medical and community-based settings. The work will be fulfilled under a three-year, $1.5 million grant. The process for...

2014-05-30 23:07:40

The Veterans Club at Estrella Mountain Community College (EMCC) wanted to find a way to make a positive impact in their community and decided to look outside the walls of the campus to touch lives of other veterans, and discovered the programs and services of U.S. Vets, the nation’s largest provider of comprehensive services and at-risk veterans. Avondale, AZ (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 The Veterans Club at Estrella Mountain Community College (EMCC) wanted to find a way to make a positive...

2014-05-28 23:04:02

Addiction Solutions is not a single program or a single rehab center; they are a group of recovery specialists that have unique relationships with detox and rehab centers across the country. Boston, MA (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 Addiction Solutions has announced their plans to get the word out to more individuals with a substance abuse problem across the USA. Beginning with a new website, they have stated they are seeking to help patients become aware that there is a place that can really help...

2014-05-27 12:32:11

At Home/Chez Soi program achieving real results, say Canada's mental health leaders MONCTON, NB, May 27, 2014 /CNW/ - New research findings were released today in Moncton by the Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC) that underscore the clear effectiveness of the Housing First approach to ending homelessness amongst people with mental illness who live in small cities and rural areas. "The universal success of Housing First across all At Home/Chez Soi sites is telling us that we've hit on...


Word of the Day
glogg
  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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