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Scarborough Community Services offers new programs for youth and teens

The new space at the Scarborough Community Center allows for the return of old programs and the addition of new ones. Courtesy picture SCARBOROUGH — Community Services Scarborough is hosting many new events, including the new Teen Advisory Council for high school students in grades 6-8, youth movement classes and the return of a preschool […]

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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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Communiqué of the meeting of community services ministers December 10

Community Services Ministers (CSMs) met via video conference on December 8, 2021. Following the approval of the Commonwealth and all state and territory governments and the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Leadership Group, ministers were pleased to officially launch Safe and Supported: the National Framework for Protecting Australia’s Children 2021-2031 , which can be viewed […]

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$ 248,000 in US bailout funding for Native American community services in Erie and Niagara counties

Tue, Oct 12, 2021 9:20 AM Funding supports preservation of Indigenous languages Congressman Brian Higgins announced a federal grant totaling $ 248,077 to Native American Community Services of Erie and Niagara Counties Inc. (NACS). Funded by the American Rescue Plan and awarded by the Administration for Native Americans (ANA), the grant supports tribes and organizations […]

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Yucaipa Community Services Thrive Despite COVID-19 Setbacks | News

At the regular Yucaipa City Council meeting on September 27, Director of Community Services Megan Wolfe asked City Council to receive and file the 2021 Community Services Department (CSD) Update Report. Wolfe said: “A few months ago the Development Services Department was here to provide an update and tonight it’s my turn. ” “I’m delighted, […]

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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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Community Services Minister wants Nova Scotia to have a Child and Youth Advocate

Community Services Minister Karla MacFarlane says Nova Scotia needs a Child and Youth Advocate. Apart from Ontario, it is the only province without such a role. MacFarlane, who was sworn in on Tuesday, said that had to change. “This is definitely something that I will present and discuss,” she told reporters after a cabinet meeting […]

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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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Catholic Community Services Hosts Bishop’s Circle Event

The nonprofit social service organization is preparing supporters for its annual fundraiser, “Building Resilience through Hope and Healing,” scheduled for September 29. Tonya Sorensen of CCS’s Father Taaffe Homes program proudly presents homemade gifts for table hosts (Karlene Curtin/Catholic Community Services) Catholic Community Services (CCS) hosted a special event on July 28 at Creekside Golf […]

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volunteers honored at Douglass Community Services event | Local news

HANNIBAL – Douglass Community Services took the opportunity on Friday morning to highlight the service of its volunteers, who did not miss a thing as they responded to various community needs during the COVID-19 pandemic. RSVP Coordinator Mallory Griesbaum welcomed everyone to the 2021 Volunteer Recognition Event. Director of Community Outreach Initiatives, Stephanie Himmel, expressed […]

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Freeport Community Services Honors Founding Mothers

Freeport Community Services has ensured that the legacy of its first director, the late Betsy Ruff, lives on through the actions of young people in Freeport and Pownal. Two recent Freeport High School graduates are this year’s Betsy Ruff scholarship recipients. This is the third year that Freeport Community Services has awarded the $500 college […]

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Douglass Community Services establishes foundation and scholarship for its 50th anniversary | Local news

HANNIBAL – Douglass Community Services celebrated its 50th year of community service with breakfast Tuesday at the Rialto Banquet Hall and the announcement of the Douglass Foundation and its first project, a scholarship for non-traditional students. Douglass Chairman of the Board, Seth McBride, welcomed everyone to the celebration, explaining how the programs that eventually became […]

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Small groups can now visit the new Westlake Community Service Center

WESTLAKE, Ohio — The grand opening of the Westlake Community Services Center is getting closer. It is tentatively scheduled for mid-June, to coincide with the Recreation Department’s 40th anniversary. But for now, small groups can schedule a tour of the new facility on the City Recreation Center campus. Those interested will see a new state-of-the-art […]

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How a school head advocates for vulnerable families

Growing up in a large Filipino immigrant family in Sacramento, California, Carissa Purnell didn’t really feel out of place in the local community. But that changed in 2010 when she started teaching English at a library in Salinas, Calif., While in college. “I felt right at home from the moment I got here,” Purnell said […]