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Social Services

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  • Catholic Charities to appeal Illinois adoption ruling

     
    A lawyer representing Catholic Charities in Illinois has now said they will appeal a circuit judge's recent decision saying that the state was not required to continue contracting adoption and foster services with the religious organization in four...
  • Catholic Charities denied stay in Illinois adoption contract case

     
    The ongoing legal battle between Catholic Charities and the state of Illinois over the organization’s state-funded contracts, and their refusal to grant adoption and foster care services to same-sex couples in civil unions, continues with the church...
  • Catholic Charities dedicates senior low-income housing Thursday

     
    Orlando Diocese Bishop John Noonan will preside Thursday over the opening of a 50-unit low-income housing development for seniors in St. Cloud. St. Anthony Garden Courts,  developed by Catholic Charities of Central Florida, will be dedicated in a ceremony...
  • Arts behemoths aren't getting fat on donations, study shows

     
    The richest arts organizations saw modest fundraising gains in 2009-10, says a study by the Chronicle of Philanthropy. No Southern California cultural groups made the publication's annual list of the top 400 charities....
  • Help Harbor House build kennel for clients’ pets

     
    From Orange County Animal Services: Harbor House of Central Florida has been awarded a $120,400 grant by Dr. Phillips Charities to assist with the construction of a storage facility that will be attached to the Paws for Peace Kennel – an expansion...
  • Latest disciplinary actions by Pennsylvania licensing boards

     
    Here are the latest disciplinary actions taken by Pennsylvania's licensing boards against professionals who live and work in the Lehigh Valley area. The information is taken verbatim from the PA Department of State's website, where you can find all of.......
  • Catholic Charities ends Illinois adoption lawsuit

     
    The legal battle between Catholic Charities and the state of Illinois over the organization’s state-funded adoption and foster care contracts, and their refusal to grant those services to same-sex couples in civil unions, is finally over. The...
  • Love Orlando seeks families to assist homeless

     
    First Baptist of Orlando's Pastor David Uth is ramping up his church's commitment to help the homeless and the needy. The church's Love Orlando program, started in March 2011 with pledges of $5.6 million from the congregation, has stocked food pantries in...
  • Bring back the draft -- but with a twist

     
    There are 3 billion reasons -- billions, as in dollars -- behind the pushback against cuts to the Defense Department's budget, which, along with Homeland Security and related programs, takes up more than half of the nation's discretionary budget. Here.......
  • Don???t let scammers abuse your charitable inclinations

     
    ?? It's the holiday season,??when we may include charities on our list of gift recipients.?? And the Better Business Bureau says it's also when scammers get busy. Don't let them rob a worthy??charity of your support. The bureau??offers these tips to...
  • Scam watch: Discount electronics, holiday cons, telemarketers

     
    Here is a roundup of alleged cons, frauds and schemes to watch out for. Discount electronics -– Consumers should be careful when shopping for electronics on the Internet during the holidays, the Better Business Bureau said. Some shady people have......