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The Day – Mental Health Workers Hold Strike Votes

Middletown – Unionized workers at Gilead Community Services in Middletown and Sound Community Services in New London – two agencies that serve people with mental health issues, behavioral health issues and addictions – have begun voting to allow strike, but hope to be able to reach a contractual agreement with their employers. More than 30 […]

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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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$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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Cayuga County Hires New Commissioner of Human Services, Director of Community Services | Politics

The citizen staff Two new leaders from the Cayuga County Departments of Social Services and Mental Health will officially take the reins from a person who is retiring at the end of this week. The Cayuga County Legislature has completed the final stage of a transition plan to replace Ray Bizzari, director of community services […]

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Chowan Commissioners Discuss Community Services Block Grant | Local

The Chowan County Council of Commissioners discussed a recent Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) application on January 3, the first council meeting of 2022. With no members of the public in attendance – possibly due to winter weather conditions earlier today – the board debated the need for the block grant. According to the North […]

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LCH Health and Community Services wins national award

KENNETT SQUARE – LCH Health and Community Services, a community health center serving over 8,000 patients in South Chester County, was recently recognized by the National Committee for Quality Assurance, or NCQA, as a Patient Centered Medical Home 2021. According to the NCQA website, there are five basic skills for being a patient-centered nursing home: […]

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Community services struggle in the shadow of Covid

Only 6% of charities say they were able to meet all the demand for services in 2021 As 2021 draws to a close, new research has found that charity staff are not only burnt out and struggling to meet growing demand, but are seeing a growing wave of more complex issues, disadvantage and poverty among […]

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Community services strained amid COVID-19

Community-based organizations face an increasing demand for their services amid increasing levels of poverty and disadvantage during the pandemic. These services are also struggling to meet growing demand as community needs become more complex, according to a national survey of workers in the sector. The report, Meeting demand in the shadow of the Delta epidemic: […]

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‘Need to do better:’ Boyle Street Community Services on the move with $13m fundraising goal, aging building sold to Oilers Entertainment Group

Links to the breadcrumb Local News Publication date : December 15, 2021 • December 15, 2021 • 3 minute read • Join the conversation A rendering of the new Boyle Street Community Service building. Boyle Street has sold its existing building and will move to a new space at 10010 107A Avenue (two blocks north […]

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Boyle Street Community Services to get $28.5M new home north of downtown Edmonton

A long-standing community center that serves the vulnerable population of downtown Edmonton will move to a new home following the sale of its current property to Oilers Entertainment Group. Boyle Street Community Services plans to move two blocks north of its current site to a building at 10010 107A Ave., which is expected to open […]

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LA County Announces Appointment Of Executive Director Of Seniors And Community Services – Los Angeles Sentinel | Los Angeles Sentry

The decision by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors to add a cross on the San Gabriel Mission to the county’s official seal was unconstitutional, a federal judge said last week. (archive photo) Los Angeles County today announced the appointment of Laura Trejo as Executive Director of Aging and Community Services in the Department […]

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Strategic partnership between private developer Castlepoint Numa and WoodGreen Community Services to provide hundreds of affordable housing units

– Announced on National Housing Day, the goal is to achieve the best possible outcomes for community members who face economic, social and health-related barriers to maintaining affordable housing – TORONTO, November 22, 2021 /CNW/ – Values-driven developer Castlepoint Numa Inc. and WoodGreen Community Services announced today, on National Housing Day, a strategic partnership to […]

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A strategic partnership has been forged between private developer Castlepoint Numa and WoodGreen Community Services to provide hundreds of affordable housing

– Announced on National Housing Day, the goal is to achieve the best possible outcomes for community members who face economic, social and health barriers to maintaining affordable housing – TORONTO, 22 November 2021 / CNW / – Values-based developer Castlepoint Numa Inc. and WoodGreen Community Services today announced on National Housing Day a strategic […]

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Maine Behavioral Healthcare Appoints New Senior Director of Community Services

PORTLAND, Maine – Maria hadjiyane, vice president of ambulatory services for Maine Behavioral Healthcare, today announced that Caroline Raymond was appointed Senior Director of Community Services for the state’s leading behavioral health provider. In his new role at MBH, Raymond oversees the community services of Behavioral Health Home (BHH), Dynamic Community Treatment (ACT), and Multisystem […]

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Argus Wesleyan | Federal Jury Rules in Favor of Gilead Community Services

The jury of a federal court in Bridgeport, Connecticut ruled in favor of Gilead Community Services Friday October 15. The court found that the town of Cromwell had violated the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Fair Housing Act, and awarded nearly $ 5.2 million in punitive and compensatory damages to Gilead. The private, non-profit […]

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Report urges community services, not police, to stem violence in NJ

TRENTON – Amid concerns about rising violence, especially among those with guns, a new report suggests the state is emphasizing community alternatives rather than increased policing to stem the tide. Marleina Ubel, policy analyst for New Jersey Policy Perspective, said community-led programs can do a more effective job of reducing crime and improving safety, health […]

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Great North Care Record Expands to Include Community Services for Children

North Cumbria Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust has extended services that share data through the Great North Care Record to include community services for children. The Great North Care Record, which is powered by Cerner, is used in the North East to electronically connect patient information across a range of services, such as hospitals, community […]

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Las Cumbres Community Services celebrates 50 years!

LCC News: Las Cumbres Community Services (LCCA) celebrates its 50th anniversary! Services began in 1970 White Rock, with a sheltered workshop for adults with developmental disabilities disabilities to provide vocational, social and life skills training. The agency received its 501c3 status in 1971 and has grown steadily since then to accommodate community expansion needs resulting […]

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On the Record: Gateway Community Services’ Abdullahi Ali Opens Door to Help New Masters

Abdullahi Ali is the Founder and CEO of Gateway Community Services, a nonprofit organization with offices in Portland, Biddeford, Lewiston and Augusta dedicated to supporting immigrants and refugees through services ranging from mental health to programs for young people. Mainebiz: What is the mission of Gateway Community Services? Abdallahi Ali: Gateway Community Services was founded […]

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South Florida Jewish Community Services Helps Families Affected by Surfside Condo Collapse – CBS Miami

MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Footage of the Surfside building collapse is heartbreaking and horrifying to anyone who sees it. For the families concerned, it is another level of anguish. That’s where Jewish Community Services of South Florida comes in. READ MORE: Doral Police make arrest in CityPlace parking lot shooting Miriam Singer is president and CEO […]

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Delaware Lawmakers Allocate $ 63 Million To Nonprofits And Community Services | The latest news from WDEL

Delaware lawmakers send a record amount to first-state nonprofits in fiscal year ’22. “This is funding for our fire departments, our senior centers, as well as a number of veterans and non-profit organizations statewide. Said Democratic Senator Trey Paradee, co-chair of the joint finance committee. “I am very proud of the work we have accomplished. […]

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Benaye Rogers Joins Dallas’s Crossroads Community Services as New President and CEO

Benaye Rogers joined Crossroads Community Services as president and CEO in March, the latest step in a career path that has exposed her to the consequences of food insecurity. In each of his three previous jobs, at the American Diabetes Association, Contact Crisis Line and St. Philip’s School and Community Center, “the issue of nutritious […]

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Engagement event offered community services, pizza

Heather Malin and Chloe Malin tour the Cener of Hope booth manned by the Reverend Richard Wilkinson at the Gloversville Police Department’s first-ever Neighborhood Engagement Unit event Thursday at Elk Street Playground. (The Leader-Herald/Michael Anich) Gloversville Police Chief Anthony Clay meets Sally Kwak from the North Main Street United Methodist Church booth, who was handing […]

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How the Community Mental Health Framework Can Help Community Services Grow

One of the saddest things I’ve seen are patients who have been disappointed by a lack of service integration, who have had to tell their story multiple times, and who have fallen through the cracks, without get the support they needed. This is why the strengthening and development of our community mental health services across […]

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Gateway Community Services and Center for Mental Health Partner

Gateway Community Services and the Center for Mental Health will enter into a partnership to create a new organization that provides integrated primary care, addiction treatment and behavioral health services, according to a news release. Gateway Community Services, a non-profit organization, provides outpatient addiction services to residents of Cascade, Kalispell and Libby counties. The Center […]

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St John of God Community Services warns Government of possible disorderly collapse

One of the country’s leading mental health and disability service providers, St John of God Community Services, has warned the government it could potentially face a disorderly collapse with major implications for up to 8,000 children , adolescents and adults who depend on it. She told Health Minister Stephen Donnelly that without state support to […]