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At Convention, Adventist Community Services Celebrates 50 Years of Humanitarian Service

More than 200 people, including one from Indonesia, attended the North American Division of Seventh-day Adventists (NAD) Adventist Community Service (ACS) convention, held at the Hilton Garden Hotel Inn DFW North-Grapevine in Grapevine, Texas on April 5. –9, 2022. “It was the first time that a hybrid [in person and virtual] option was offered,” said […]

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The day – After a three-day strike, workers at Sound Community Services sent out another strike notice. This time it’s indefinite.

New London – Unionized behavioral health and addictions workers at Sound Community Services may have ended their three-day strike at 6 a.m. Wednesday, but they aren’t done fighting: They have issued another strike notice, effective May 18 at 6 a.m. This time, the notice is not for a three-day strike but for an indefinite period. […]

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Adventist Community Services Celebrates 50 Years of Service in North America

More than 200 people, including one from Indonesia, participated in North American Division Adventist Community Services [NAD ACS] convention held at the Hilton Garden Inn DFW North-Grapevine in Grapevine, Texas, USA, April 5-9, 2022. “It was the first time that a hybrid [in person and virtual] option was offered,” said W. Derrick Lea, executive director […]

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HR SPECIALIST – TALENT MANAGEMENT employment with Marine Corps Community Services (MCCS)

Acts as the Talent Management Specialist for the Human Resources Directorate (MRG), Commercial and Support Services Division (MR), Department of Manpower and Reserve Affairs, Headquarters Marine Corps. Assists in the organization’s talent management by performing a wide range of services in the areas of talent management including: classification, recruitment and placement. Performs assignments such as: […]

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Current mental health proposals fail to boost vital community services

After expressing suicidal thoughts, Elle, 11 years old waited four hours in a crowded emergency room hallway at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center in Hartford before she could be moved to a room. She then had to wait another six days until a bed became available at the Institute of Living. The COVID-19 pandemic has not […]

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Hawaii Water Service to Acquire Kukui’ula South Shore Community Services

WAIKOLOA, Hawaii, April 26, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Expanding its presence on the island of Kauai, Hawaii Water Service (Hawaii Water) today announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire the assets of Kukui’ula South Shore Community Services (KSSCS). The acquisition by the subsidiary of California Water Service Group (NYSE: CWT) is subject to […]

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Strike by Sound Community Services employees continues

Contract negotiations are expected to resume on Wednesday after the three-day strike. NEW LONDON, Conn. — Union mental health workers at Sound Community Services in New London returned to the picket line Monday for the second day of a three-day strike. Striking employees at the behavioral health and substance abuse center are demanding higher wages, […]

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Manchester Community Services Board offers scholarships again

MANCHESTER, CT – The Manchester Community Services Board announced its annual call for scholarship applications on Wednesday. The deadline for submission is Wednesday, June 1 and early applications are encouraged. Information packages, including easy-to-fill forms, can be requested by emailing Penni Micca, Chair of the Scholarships Committee, at [email protected] The MCSC Scholarship Program has three […]

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Caliber One takes Somerville Community Services on a journey to the cloud

Darren Gore (Caliber One). Credit: Caliber One Technology partner Caliber One took Somerville Community Services on a cloud transformation journey, creating a resilient IT environment. The project involved moving the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) care staff on-premises server to Office 365 and legacy telephony to Telstra Calling for Office 365 while implementing enterprise-grade cybersecurity. […]

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Caliber One migrates Somerville Community Services NDIS caregiver to Office365, Telstra fiber – Services

Managed service provider Caliber One has secured an Office 365 deployment with Darwin-based disability services provider Somerville Community Services. Caliber One replaced Somerville’s on-premises server with Office 365 and legacy telephony with Telstra Calling for Office 365, which is also supported by triple-redundant fiber connectivity and Telstra’s third-party mobility solutions. Somerville is a National Disability […]

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The Day – Community service workers at Sound picket ahead of planned 3-day strike next week

New London – Unionized workers from Sound Community Services, a non-profit organization serving people dealing with mental and behavioral health issues and addictions, picketed outside Sound on Tuesday afternoon ahead of a planned strike by three days which should start at 6 a.m. Sunday. Sound employees in SEIU District 1199 New England began strike authorization […]

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Sonoma County Circuit Rider Community Services CEO Wins North Bay Forty Under 40 Award

He describes himself as a “generational rancher” with ties to the Bodega on the Sonoma County coast on a ranch set up by his great-great-great-great-grandfather in 1850. Casul also admits that one of her biggest professional challenges remain: “Say no to volunteering opportunities! Casul began working in the civil service in 2008 managing dual diagnosis […]

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Invest in community services, not the police, New Orleans tells

The Vera Institute of Justice has recommended that New Orleans use federal funds to invest in youth services, community violence intervention programs and a $40 million mental health “community solutions center” to facing an increase in violent crime over the past two years, reports The Lens. The organization advised the New Orleans City Council Criminal […]

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SOUTH FLORIDA JEWISH COMMUNITY SERVICES TO HOST ANNUAL JCS MATZAH MITZVAH

Jewish Community Services of South Florida (JCS) will host Matzah Mitzvah to distribute Passover food and personal hygiene baskets to more than 600 Holocaust survivors and housebound seniors To celebrate Passover and address food insecurity among seniors in our community, Jewish Community Services of South Florida (JCS) will be hosting the annual JCS Matzah Mitzvah […]

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Longtime RACSB employee selected to lead local community services board | Advertisement

The Rappahannock Area Community Services Board has selected Joseph Wickens to be the agency’s executive director. He succeeds Jane Yaun, who retired on April 1. “Community service boards are facing unprecedented pressures, so we were happy to choose someone with decades of experience,” said board chair Kheia Hilton. “This experience will help us make a […]

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Primacorp contributes $30,000 to Sea to Sky Community Services

Squamish, BC, April 08, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Inspired by their recent partnership with the Sea to Sky Community Services (SSCS) community employment program, Peter and Stephanie Chung donated $30,000 $ to SSCS. Primacorp has been part of the Squamish community through Quest University since 2020. The partnership with SSCS supports Primacorp’s strong commitment to […]

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Harvard Community Values ​​Does Not Include Allston

As an observer of Harvard-Allston over these many years and in my official capacity as President of the Allston Civic Association, a member of the Harvard-Allston Task Force, and an original member of the Multimodal Project Task Force of Allston, I can see a concerted effort by Harvard to disassociate itself from the greater Allston […]

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Combined Community Services Grand Reopening Set – InkFreeNews.com

Press release WARSAW – Combined Community Services reopened on February 28, 2022, the first time since March 2020. The public is invited to celebrate the occasion by touring the entire CCS building at 4 p.m. on Thursday, April 28 and discovering the impact CCS has on families in Kosciusko County. The Kosciusko Chamber of Commerce […]

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Loving Giving Local: Lakeshore Community Services

Since 1986, Lakeshore Community Services has provided residential care for people with developmental disabilities. The agency began when Pennsylvania began shrinking state institutions. The organization believes that everyone, regardless of the severity of their mental disability, is capable of further development. “We provide service and assistance to people in Northwestern Pennsylvania, in five different counties. […]

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Douglass Community Services takes key step toward long-term goal | Local News

HANNIBAL — Staff members at Douglass Community Services are closing in on a long-term goal. Since Friday, DCS employees have been busy moving into their new offices at 909 Broadway. Director of Development Stacey Nicholas said the transition will bring the organization closer to the goal of better service availability for customers. “Our ultimate goal […]

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Community Services and Infrastructure – Whittlesea Council

Indigenous gathering place An Indigenous Gathering Place is a welcoming, inclusive and culturally safe space where all Indigenous people have a sense of belonging. It is a space designed to foster reconciliation and healing for both Indigenous and non-Indigenous people, with access to programs and services that strengthen culture and enhance well-being. Although there are […]

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North Marin Community Services Celebrates 50th Anniversary

Workers distribute groceries at the North Marin Community Services weekly pantry in Novato on Tuesday, Nov. 9, 2021. (Alan Dep/Marin Independent Journal) When Jessica Real moved from Mexico to Marin, she was pregnant and living on one income. Then she and her husband were offered a lifeline – help with rent and “everything” for their […]

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NCHC and North Central Community Services Program Board Announce Appointment of Interim Executive Director

WAUSAU, Wis. – North Central Health Care (NCHC) and the North Central Community Services Program (NCCSP) Board of Directors announced the appointment of Mort McBain as the organization’s interim executive director effective April 1, 2022. The appointment of McBain follows the resignation of Jill Meschke, interim chief executive and chief financial officer. The NCCP Board […]