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School has started 

Wondering if your child can be left home alone? Some helpful guidelines to consider can be found here.

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September is National Recovery Month 

For information about resources and support, click here.

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Together We Can Solve Hunger 

September is Hunger Action Month. Go to 30 Ways in 30 Days to Help Fight Hunger to donate, volunteer & speak out!

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Senior Companion Program  

Provide assistance to older adults, to help them to stay living in their homes longer. Find out how.

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National Welcoming Week is September 13-21 

Your culture is valued here. Learn how DHS and its Immigrant and International Advisory Council work to ensure that services are culturally competent and accessible. Learn more 

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DHS on Social Media 

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Protect yourself from the flu 

The Health Department will open its influenza vaccination clinic at 3441 Forbes Avenue, Oakland, on Monday, September 15. For more information, click here.



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DHS in the News


Allegheny County puts on campaign for more foster parents
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, September 1, 2014

Rusted Root will headline the Allegheny County Music Festival
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, August 28, 2014


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