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  • Kids in foster care need help finding jobs 16 Nov 2018 10:08 Newsnet 5 CLEVELAND - There are currently more than 15,000 children in Ohio’s foster care system, with 30 percent of the youth over the age of 14 — on the cusp of adulthood. Now, new research from the Annie E. Casey Foundation reveals that Ohio isn’t doing as much …
  • Chautauqua County giving caseworkers new technology to manage cases 14 Nov 2018 09:00 The OBSERVER DUBLIN, Ohio — Chautauqua County Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) is investing in new technology for child welfare caseworkers to help them better serve vulnerable children and families and reduce caseworker stress, which contributes to high …
  • Kansas Shops For Second Opinion On Welfare Reform's Impact On Foster Care Load 06 Nov 2018 00:25 KANZ A University of Kansas study linked tighter welfare rules to a growing foster care load. The state agency overseeing those programs backed those same new rules. Now, it’s hired a research team to question the findings of the KU study. A team headed by …
  • The Council on Accreditation Recognizes Foster & Adoptive Care... 06 Nov 2018 00:17 SF Gate The Innovative Practice Award identifies, documents, and celebrates Foster & Adoptive Care Coalition as an example of successful approach to service delivery practices in the human services field. NEW YORK (PRWEB) November 05, 2018 COA would like to …
  • Helping Broken Families Heal: Ohio Program Expands 02 Nov 2018 20:59 Public News Service The Ohio START program helps parents facing addiction who are involved in the child-welfare system. (laterjay/Pixabay) October 31, 2018 COLUMBUS, Ohio - The opioid crisis has left some parents struggling with addiction, resulting in an overburdened …
  • Pressley Ridge, Leader in Foster Care and Adoption, Celebrates... 01 Nov 2018 07:36 SF Gate For over 186 years, Pressley Ridge has worked with thousands of dedicated parents and families who have opened their hearts to adoption and foster care. The Origel's are the perfect example of a family that promotes Pressley Ridge to continue educating …
  • Youth event planned 29 Oct 2018 08:05 www.vindy.com Youth event planned NILES Youths age 12 to 18 are invited to the McKinley Birthplace Home, 40 S. Main St., from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Thursday for after-school activities, including board games, anime and more. Alzheimer’s lecture planned for Saturday POLAND …
  • O’Brien, Yoder have battle for 64th District 27 Oct 2018 06:05 Tribune Chronicle Longtime politician Michael J. O’Brien is seeking his 26th win to an elected office Nov. 6 in his re-election bid to the 64th Ohio House District. However, he will have to beat businesswoman and former West Farmington Trustee Martha Yoder, who is running …
  • Election Guide: Hamilton County Races and Issues 26 Oct 2018 20:10 City Beat The Hamilton County Court HouseHailey BollingerHamilton County voters will have a number of important decisions to mull at the ballot box. Here's what you'll see on your ballot: Hamilton County Commissioner: Monzel vs. Dumas After Democrats took …
  • Commissioners impose sales tax 25 Oct 2018 20:22 Fostoria Review Times Hancock County commissioners approved a resolution Thursday afternoon which levies a quarter-percent sales tax for a continuing period. The vote was 2-1, with Commissioner Mark Gazarek voting against the measure. The tax, expected to generate about $3.4 …