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Social Services

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  • 'Connect Day' offers services to homeless

    SOUTH GLENDALE — Organizers are expecting today's Homeless Connect Day at the Glendale National Guard Armory to be largest social services event for regional transients so far. The event connects homeless people to 50 private and public social...
  • Three Orlando charities struggle to stay open

    Three Orlando charities struggle to stay open
    At a time of year when Central Floridians are bombarded by requests for charitable giving, you won't find anything in your mailbox or on your answering machine from one of the oldest charities in the region — The Russell Home for Atypical Children....
  • Catholic Charities Helping Parents Give Kids a Merry Christmas

    Catholic Charities Helping Parents Give Kids a Merry Christmas
    Santa has opened up a new workshop inside Catholic Charities, as the organization says that this year more than ever children are in need. FOX 4's Bob Hess is Working for You with more on how the organization helps put presents under the tree when there...
  • No bah humbug here

    Dozens of members of the Salem Lutheran Church on Sunday set aside their newly unwrapped Christmas presents in order to prepare and partake in a holiday meal with the local homeless. The second annual Christmas feast drew about 200 people, including...
  • May 4: Midday Fix - Calligraphy

    May 4: Midday Fix - Calligraphy
    Chinese American Service League 22nd Annual Chinese American Service League Benefit Dinner Wednesday, May 11 5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Hilton Chicago 720 S. Michigan Avenue Chicago Chinese American Service League 2141 S. Tan Court Chicago (312) 791-0418...
  • Baby boomers increase the need for geriatric social workers

    Baby boomers increase the need for geriatric social workers
    Since their birth in record numbers in the years following World War II, baby boomers have impacted all facets of society from housing to education. As this generation approaches its sunset years, it will continue to have great impact, in particular in...
  • Give a Little, Get A lot: Supporting Catholic Charities Event Information

    The 22nd Annual Hearts for the Homeless Families Presents The 8th Wonder of the World Supporting Catholic Charities Northwest Regional Services and the New Hope Apartments Saturday, May 21, 2011 5:00 p.m. Sanfilippo Family Estate in Barrington Hills,...
  • Local VFW's & private social clubs feeling the pinch

    Local VFW's & private social clubs feeling the pinch
    Owners & directors of dozens of local VFW's, American Legion Posts and private social clubs say their days could be numbered. A state law that's more than 20-years old is making it difficult for them to stay in business. The law involves the sale of...
  • From Tee To Green, A Worthwhile Cause

    Every year since 1952 golf fans have gone to Wethersfield Country Club or TPC River Highlands in Cromwell to watch PGA Tour players and cheer for Arnie, Jack, Lee, Phil and Bubba. Supporters of the tournament, which is now the Travelers Championship, have...
  • Deputies sent to Josh Powell's house 8 minutes after 911 call

     
    Nearly eight minutes passed before a 911 dispatcher sent deputies to Josh Powell's home in Graham, Wash., where he was killing his children, emergency call logs showed Wednesday night....
  • Josh Powell: 911 dispatcher admits to being 'clumsy,' 'faltering'

     
    The 911 dispatcher who took a social worker's first phone call before Josh Powell killed his two boys and himself told NBC's Dateline that he was "clumsy" and that he wishes he had recognized the urgency of the situation....