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Take a Look Inside Des Moines’ Urban Dreams New Community Services Building

Since 1985, Urban Dreams, a local nonprofit organization dedicated to serving the underserved in Des Moines, has rented office space in the Riverbend neighborhood. Soon it will have its own place. By the end of June, the nonprofit plans to move into a renovated building at 1615 2nd Ave., which it purchased in mid-December. The […]

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RPD releases report highlighting patrols, investigations, services and community services for 2021

However, assaults have increased, with 253 aggravated assaults reported in 2021 compared to 188 the previous year, and 637 common assaults compared to 619 in 2020. The department has also seen an increase in thefts of motor vehicle parts, with 198 cases reported in 2021 compared to 91 cases in 2020. Throughout 2021 law enforcement […]

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City Council Approves Community Services Grant Application

NEWPORT – The city could receive more than half a million in federal grants to fund certain community services in the near future, now that the city council has voted to send its annual Community Development Block Grant application to the state for approval. . The Rhode Island Office of Housing and Community Development is […]

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MACo Supports Access to Naloxone in County Community Service Programs – Conduit Street

On February 16, 2022, Deputy Director of Policy D’Paul Nibber testified before the House Health and Government Operations Committee at Support of HB 408 – Statewide Targeted Overdose Prevention (STOP) Act of 2022. This bill requires community service programs to provide free naloxone to people with or at risk of opioid use disorder. a drug […]

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of Essex appoints new Director of Community Services | newswindsoriteDOTca

The Town of Essex has announced that Jake Morassut will serve as Director of Community Services. Morassut most recently served as Parks and Facilities Manager in the Community Services Department and has a long history with the city. He began his career as a facilities clerk and operator and later served as a Bylaws and […]

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East Shore Community Services Commission Acquires Mobile Unit

In the spring of 2019, the East Coast Community Services Board launched Virginia’s first licensed medication-assisted treatment and outpatient mobile unit. It is intended to extend services into remote communities for underserved populations, this unit allows ESCSB to take its services on the road. With transportation being a huge problem on the East Coast and […]

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Blackfalds welcomes new Director of Community Services – LacombeOnline.com

The Town of Blackfalds has a new Director of Community Services, Rick Kreklewich. Rick has been the director of the Abbey Center since its opening eight years ago, where he was instrumental in the construction and start-up and has since been dedicated to the continued success of the Abbey Centre. Previously, Rick spent 11 years […]

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Adventist Community Services offers a class of warehouse operations

Adventist Community Services of the Northeastern Conference (ACS) sponsored a pilot warehouse operations class in Hamden, Connecticut, USA on Sunday, January 23, 2022. Bob Mitchell, director of the Potomac Conference ACS and certified instructor with more than 30 years of experience working with the ACS, taught the course he developed with a program committee. Mario […]

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China to provide better community services to urban and rural dwellers

As China forges ahead to meet the macro-level goals set for the 14th Five-Year Plan period (2021-2025), it is also committed to delivering ever-improving community services to the doorsteps of urban and rural dwellers alike. . This commitment has materialized in a project for the construction of an urban and rural community service system recently […]

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Chandler appoints director of community services to oversee city libraries, parks and recreation facilities and programs

February 10, 2022 CHANDLER, Ariz. — City Manager Josh Wright has appointed John Sefton as director of community services for the city of Chandler. In this new role, Sefton will oversee the department that manages and operates the Chandler Public Library, more than 60 parks and a dozen recreational and aquatic facilities. “We are delighted […]

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Natrona County Conducts Survey of Resident Needs and Community Services | Local News

Do you need help finding a job? Are there enough health clinics where you live? And how is the public transport? Through February 25, Natrona County will be surveying residents about the most pressing needs facing them and their communities. The survey, conducted every three years, determines how much federal money the county receives for […]

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More Los Gatans Use West Valley Community Services – East Bay Times

West Valley Community Services’ 2020-21 Impact Report shows that the number of Los Gatos residents using its services increased for the second year in a row, particularly customers facing food insecurity. The nonprofit — which also provides food, lodging and support services in Saratoga, Cupertino and West San Jose — reported that in 2020-21, its […]

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More Los Gatans use West Valley Community Services

West Valley Community Services’ 2020-21 Impact Report shows that the number of Los Gatos residents using its services increased for the second year in a row, particularly customers facing food insecurity. The nonprofit — which also provides food, lodging and support services in Saratoga, Cupertino and West San Jose — reported that in 2020-21, its […]

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North American Division Adventist Community Services Presents Warehouse Operations Pilot Class

Sixty-five attendees from three local conferences, Northeast, Greater New York, and Southern New England, attend an eight-hour PowerPoint-based warehouse operations course hosted by the Adventist Church in seventh day Mount Zion in Hamden, Connecticut. Photo provided by ACS DR Northeastern Conference Adventist Community Services (ACS) sponsored a pilot warehouse operations class in Hamden, Connecticut on […]

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Chester County Commissioners award $249,000 grant to community services in Phoenixville area – Daily Local

PHOENIXVILLE – Phoenixville Area Community Services (PACS) has received a major financial boost to outfit its recently acquired building to become a food distribution center. Chester County Commissioners awarded the non-profit organization a $294,000 grant to expand the facility’s electrical capacity and install a generator to ensure an extensive refrigeration system is always running. The […]

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Chester County Commissioners award $249,000 grant to community services in Phoenixville area – The Mercury

PHOENIXVILLE – Phoenixville Area Community Services (PACS) has received a major financial boost to outfit its recently acquired building to become a food distribution center. Chester County Commissioners awarded the non-profit organization a $294,000 grant to expand the facility’s electrical capacity and install a generator to ensure an extensive refrigeration system is always running. The […]

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Focus Group Integrated Community Services Master Plan Virtual Meeting Thursday

County News: The Los Alamos County Community Services Department (CSD) is seeking community input to develop an Integrated Community Services Master Plan. Interested members of the public can provide feedback at 6 p.m. Thursday, February 3 during a virtual focus group using this Zoom link with access code: 0203. CSD hired a professional consulting service […]

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Adventist Community Services Helps Those Affected by Colorado Wildfires

The Rocky Mountain Conference’s Adventist Community Service (ACS) team has set up a distribution center in the Denver, Colorado area to help residents affected by the recent Colorado Marshall Fire. The 6,000-acre wildfire damaged or destroyed 1,270 homes and businesses and is considered the most destructive blaze in Colorado history, with damage estimates exceeding $500 […]

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$100,000 donation will help Catholic Community Services secure more housing for families

The Salem nonprofit is putting a recent donation from Ashley HomeStores to work with direct assistance to families impacted by the pandemic, inflation and a tight housing and rental market. Jag Daswatta, regional manager of Ashley HomeStores in Oregon, left, poses with a donation check to Catholic Community Services with board members and CEO Josh […]

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Listen Community Services launches a boutique in a thrift store in Lebanon

The store opened on January 18, to mixed reactions from customers. by Lauren Azrin | 02/01/22 05:00 On January 15, Listen Community Services, a chain of second-hand stores that uses its profits for community projects, announced on Facebook that it would open a shop section in its thrift store in Lebanon on January 18. the […]

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EMCC Workforce and Community Services offers career-focused programs | Business

East Mississippi Community College’s Labor and Community Services division offers many training programs that lead to in-demand occupations in the area. Programs range from skill-specific courses that last a few weeks to year-long certificates. Services offered by the division run the gamut from customized employee training and career services to workforce certification, workplace learning and […]