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Social Services

Appomattox County
Department of Social Services
318 Court St. , Appomattox, VA – 24522
Brad Burdette – Director   434-352-7125
Child Care Services
Financial assistance is provided to eligible families to help with the cost of child care so they can work or attend education programs… 385 more words

Social Services

24 per cent of Saskatchewan children live in poverty: report

In Saskatchewan 24.1 per cent of children live in poverty. That’s according to a new study from two University of Regina social work associate professors Miguel Sanchez and Garson Hunter. 536 more words


Social Workers and the Issue of Women Empowerment in India

Women empowerment means giving Social Rights, Political Rights, Economic stability, judicial strength and all other rights equally to women as it is for men. There should be no discrimination between men and women. 241 more words

Women And Child Welfare

New Regina affordable housing project to help struggling families stay together

Ten months ago, Jason Glennie was on the cusp of having his two-year-old daughter Oaklynn removed into foster care.

“We were living a lifestyle that wasn’t the best,” said Glennie, who struggled with addictions. 777 more words

Local News

Phone Scam Targets Recipients Of Medi-Cal, Social Services

SAN JOSE (CBS SF) – Santa Clara County social service agencies are warning residents to be aware of fraudulent texts and calls from people claiming to be with state agencies. 214 more words


On-Site Therapists & Other Supports Implemented in 4 Pilot Schools to Meet Students' Growing Mental Health Needs

Written by Karyn Powers

No parent thinks twice about a teacher sending their child to the school nurse for a bodily health issue in the classroom. 1,806 more words


How to Thank Families Who Open Their Homes & Hearts to Children in Need

Written by Vicki Tylka

Here in Marathon County, we are extremely fortunate to have many families who volunteer to be foster homes to children who are not able to remain in the home of their parents. 991 more words