Tag: Social services

Homeless in Rio skyrockets, creating tensions, violence

RIO DE JANEIRO — One night about a year ago, Leandro Mota Generoso was sleeping on a street in downtown Rio de Janeiro when...
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PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Rhode Island has launched a new program to help veterans, service members and their families access health and social services. ...
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DENVER — Officials say the three new homeless shelters that have recently opened in Denver are aiming to be more welcoming to the homeless...
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RAPID CITY, S.D. — Several community leaders are voicing concerns about the proposed location of a campus to serve the homeless in western South...
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CINCINNATI — Authorities say that three people have been injured and 10 people left homeless after a woman accidentally started a fire while trying...
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JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — An audit has found that the Missouri Department of Social Services mistakenly paid more than $19 million to child care...
North Carolina steps in on child abuse cases involving sect

SPINDALE, North Carolina — In an unprecedented move, North Carolina's state child welfare agency will participate in reviewing every new allegation of abuse and...
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OKLAHOMA CITY — A federal report shows that Oklahoma has seen an increase in homelessness for the second year in a row, particularly in...
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CASPER, Wyo. — Figures show Wyoming's homeless population continues to rise. ...
Tents considered blessing for homeless in San Diego

SAN DIEGO — Christine Wade found a haven in the tent she shared with six children, pitched in an asphalt parking lot. ...

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