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DHS News August 2014

Welcoming America helps immigrants and communities come together  
Barbara Murock, DHS Health Policy Specialist/Immigrants and Internationals Initiative Manager, recently represented Allegheny County at Welcoming America, an immigrant integration event at the White House.

 Joint effort supports displaced residents in Pitcairn  
Collaboration among DHS, providers and other social service agencies in the Pitcairn area resulted in resolving some difficult issues for residents of an apartment building that had been shut down because of concern about conditions.

 New Resource Specialist position connects consumers and legal personnel to helpful programs  
The implementation of a Resource Specialist for county magisterial district courts is proving to be a significant step in linking both consumers of human services and legal personnel to information that is beneficial to all.

 KUDOS: Carolyn Jefferson  
A consumer call Director’s Action Line Manager Dan Robinson to praise the work of DAL Specialist Carolyn Jefferson.


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