#Community Services

Ukiah Launches ‘Fifty in Five’ Initiative to Install Fifty Pieces of Public Art in Downtown

The City of Ukiah’s Community Services department is launching a “Fifty in Five” public art campaign with a goal to place fifty pieces of public art by the end of 2025. The project is inspired by the completion of the downtown streetscape and long-standing community interest in beautification through public art. In addition to public art, the City is planning a renovation of Alex Thomas Plaza including the installation of an outdoor temporary art gallery.
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Long Covid could be a long-term problem

The Covid-19 virus has killed four million people worldwide, infected many more, and has had an unprecedented impact, socially and economically. It has also left a new threat that the world could be facing for years: Long Covid. 360,000 people in Ireland have contracted the Covid-19 virus since the onset...
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COLUMN: Ten years of community health achievements

Lincolnshire Community Health Services NHS Trust (LCHS) has been operating for 10 years this year, so I’d like to share with you some of our achievements to celebrate our 10th anniversary. As a bit of background, in Lincolnshire, the Primary Care Trust (PCT) was commissioning and providing services and was...
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Community Gem: Malcom Keith helps teens with challenges outside school

Caption Malcom Keith helps teens with challenges outside the school setting Malcom Keith is the newest area director of Dayton Urban Young Life, a Christian teen mentorship program, but his community services endeavors started well before taking on the position. Keith was nominated as a Dayton Daily News Community Gem by Kris Horlacher,...
Kenbridge Victoria Dispatch

Community Narcan Training event held

In an effort to help community members prevent fatal opioid overdoses, The Virginia Department of Health along with Crossroad Community Services and the Virginia Department of Behavioral Health hosted an event to distribute free naloxone. Erin Cole instructed the free Community Narcan Training event that was held Wednesday, Sept. 8, at Timmy’s Grocery. Participants received a free prescription of Narcan and a REVIVE! pouch with overdose emergency supplies.

Shoreline Severe Weather Shelter will operate at St. Dunstan's again this winter

For the third winter season, the City of Shoreline is working in partnership with the North Urban Human Services Alliance (NUHSA) to operate an emergency severe weather shelter. Rev. David Marshall and the generous congregation at St. Dunstan’s Church have once again offered space to house this important program at...
Kankakee Daily Journal

Man Up series is back

The Kankakee City Life Center and the Illinois Coalition for Community Services are bringing the “Man Up” series back for a fourth set of sessions. The series is designed for young men in grades sixth through high school who might be in need of advice and teachings from adults in the community who were once in their shoes.
Lassen County News

Fed, state, local agencies gather at Greenville community meeting – many questions answered

It was standing room only on Wednesday evening, Sept. 15, as displaced residents of Greenville, Canyon Dam and Indian Falls gathered together at the Greenville Elementary School cafeteria to hear what federal, state, and local agency representatives had to say about next steps in clean up and rebuilding since the Dixie Fire obliterated Greenville and its two neighboring communities on (and before) Aug. 4.

Public Invited to Coffee With Pasadena Community Services

Pasadena community members are invited to attend “Coffee with Community Services” at the Jackie Robinson Community Center (1020 N. Fair Oaks Ave.) on Tuesday, Sept. 21, from 10:00 am until 1:00 pm. This event, hosted by the Parks, Recreation, and Community Services Department (PRCS), will showcase the wide range of...

Community celebrates Enkutatash, Ethiopian New Year

The Ethiopian New Year, Enkutatash, has arrived. It is one of ancient traditions and new beginnings. The Ethiopian New Year dates back as far as the Queen of Sheba and Menelik The First of the Solomonic Empire. Ethiopia’s calendar is a 13-month cycle. It is known as a time of...

NewGen's Latest Closing Will Assist the City of Tempe in Expanding Housing Options for the Homeless

NewGen Advisory (NewGen) assisted in the acquisition of the 40-unit Rodeway Inn by the city of Tempe to expand the city’s housing and shelter options. This acquisition will provide the City of Tempe with much-needed stability for people working with the city’s HOPE homeless outreach specialists to locate more permanent solutions for housing. Program participants will have better access to social services, job programs, substance abuse treatments, and medical care.

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for Fremont’s 62nd Park

The City of Fremont will host a grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate Fremont’s 62nd park, Lila Bringhurst Community Park, on September 18, 2021. "The vision of adding a much-needed opportunity for recreational space in the Fremont Innovation District is finally a reality. I’m proud to have shepherded this project that was first identified in the 2014 Letter of Intent to Establish Quality Education Facilities for Future Students in the Warm Springs/South Fremont Community Plan Area, to the design and now opening of this beautiful resource. This urban joint-use park will bring health and wellness to the community for years to come," stated Mayor Lily Mei.

Muncie’s Bridges Community Services Closing, Other Agencies Step Up To Serve

A Muncie-area nonprofit organization that’s been helping people experiencing homelessness for more than 25 years is closing its doors at the end of the month because of funding challenges. IPR’s Stephanie Wiechmann reports. Bridges Community Services served people in Grant, Blackford, Jay, Delaware, Randolph, and Henry counties. It provided emergency...


September 17 2021 – Hanley Foundation, the nonprofit statewide leader in adolescent substance use prevention and education, has announced Clarice Redding Louis as the Foundation’s new Chief Recovery Community Officer. Hanley Foundation envisions a world free of addiction, leading the way as the largest provider of educational programs that prevent...

Are Traffic Engineers Sociopaths?

You may have heard about a trial project we have going on in Elmwood recently: a parklet on Watt Street!. I know what you’re thinking…isn’t that dangerous? Crazy even? Why would anyone in their right mind want to put a baby shark on the street?. This project is the result...

Relationships, connections, support are critical to preventing suicide

FORT RUCKER, Ala. — Challenges created by the pandemic have left many feeling stressed and isolated. During times like these, relationships and interpersonal connections to family and friends are vital to a person’s wellbeing. As the Department of Defense and the Army observe Suicide Prevention Month this September, officials say...