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DHS News October 2014

DHS and partners implement a financial literacy training tool for transition-aged youth
Representatives of the Jim Casey Youth Opportunities Initiative recently visited the Human Services Building for training with staff and providers who will be implementing Casey’s Opportunity Passport ™, a matched savings program for transition-aged youth.
Youth Support Partners Unit Moves and Expands
The YSP Unit has moved from the Strip District to 810 River Avenue on the North Side, a direct result of their continued expansion over the past six years.
NAMI Walk raises money for individuals and families affected by mental illness
Supporters helped DHS raise $2,098 for National Alliance on Mental Illness Southwestern Pennsylvania this year during its annual fund drive.
Kudos: Andrea Bustos
A consumer contacted the County Executive’s Office to praise Andrea Bustos, Program Supervisor for the Allegheny Link.
Kudos: Glenna Wilson
Glenna Wilson, coordinator of the Safe Start program in the Office of Community Service (OCS), received kudos from a professor of psychiatry for her excellence in ACT training.



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