Local Media Archive

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December 2015

Downtown Pittsburgh center to serve youths aging out of foster care
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, December 25, 2015

Why I want a family
Pittsburgh Courier, December 24, 2015

Pennsylvania groups help seniors stay at home, avoid nursing homes
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, December 19, 2015

Lifesharing offers alternative for people with disabilities
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, December 18, 2015

Program reduces number of homeless veterans in Pennsylvania
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, December 18, 2015

New “412 Youth Zone” offers a central hub for homeless and foster youth
Kidsburgh, December 9, 2015

Finding a place to stay can prove difficult for Allegheny County’s transgender homeless community
Pittsburgh City Paper, December 2, 2015

November 2015

Area Agency on Aging supports can help patients, families facing end-of-life issues
Allegheny County Medical Society Bulletin, November 2015 issue

Allegheny County celebrates new families on National Adoption Day
Pittsburgh Courier, November 26, 2015

Lawmakers pledge to skip swanky Pennsylvania Society gala in NYC if budget deal not struck
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, November 22, 2015

Welcome, Tyshawn, to your family
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, November 22, 2015

After fostering scores, Beaver County couple welcome 3 more to family
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, November 22, 2015

A call that could save a life
Tribune-Review Caregiver Magazine, November 21, 2015

Construction starts on drop-in center for Pittsburgh's homeless youth
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, November 14, 2015

New Drop-In Center To Help Pittsburgh's Homeless Youth
WESA 90.5 FM, November 13, 2015

Center for homeless young people to open Downtown
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, November 13, 2015

Pennsylvania social service agencies struggle as budget crisis continues
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, November 12, 2015

Private therapy sessions to be offered at Pine-Richland High school
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, November 11, 2015

My Brother's Keeper 'playbook' released
Pittsburgh Courier, November 6, 2015

October 2015

Good Samaritan tries to help homeless man living in Squirrel Hill parking garage
WTAE, October 14, 2015

With a warm touch, SeniorLine care managers link older adults to information and services
Pittsburgh Senior News, October 15, 2015

North Hills Community Outreach program helps those thrust into positions of need
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, October 7, 2015

September 2015

PA Budget Impasse Increasingly Affecting Seniors
WESA 90.5 FM, September 17, 2015

Auberle to run drop-in service center Downtown for youths leaving foster care
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, September 15, 2015

With good cause, Rusted Root happy to return to Hartwood Acres
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review September 2, 2015

August 2015

LEAD program advocates meet to update, refine goals
Pittsburgh Courier, August 27, 2015

Jefferson Foundation awards funds to DHS for countywide immigration blueprint
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, August 26 2015

Tony Norman: Pols surprise with flash of good humor
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette August 25, 2015

Philadelphia Mayor Nutter brings his humor across the state for fundraiser
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette August 20, 2015

Clairton students will see improvements
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, August 19, 2015

Philly mayor to headline Pittsburgh comedy fundraiser
New Pittsburgh Courier, August 18, 2015

Philadelphia mayor to headline Pittsburgh comedy fundraiser
WTAE, Aug 17, 2015

Philadelphia mayor Michael Nutter to headline comedy event in Homestead
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, August 17, 2015

Tickets available for court candidates’ Comedy Night
Washington County Observer-Reporter, August 14, 2015

Summer food program helps nourish children in Baldwin Borough area
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, August 5, 2015

Children in the county need foster families
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, August 3, 2015

Allegheny County agencies offering help to hoarders
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, August 3, 2015

Mon Yough school districts, nonprofits getting by for now with no state budget
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, August 1, 2015

July 2015

Child abuse reporting up; thousands of children remain at risk in Pennsylvania
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, July 29, 2015

DHS gives food, the gift of reading
Pittsburgh Courier, July 30, 2015

Latino Family Center relocates
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, July 30, 2015

Book collection results in 4,500 books for DHS Summer program
South Pittsburgh Reporter, July 28, 2015

Becoming aware of mental illness: Law requires training for police, judges
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, July 21, 2015

Uncharted Waters: Data Analytics and Child Protection in Los Angeles
The Chronicle of Social Change, July 20, 2015

Service providers brace for lengthy Pennsylvania budget battle
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, July 18, 2015

Social changes making adoption process tougher across Pennsylvania
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, July 19, 2015

Newsmaker: Karen Blumen
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, July 7, 2015

June 2015

New program aims to help reduce recidivism in Allegheny County
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, June 29, 2015

Glassport approved to offer free breakfasts during summer
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, June 24, 2015

DADs program fosters new hope for families
New Pittsburgh Courier, June 20, 2015

Children and Youth agency plans to embark on new training program
Washington Observer-Reporter-Jun 19, 2015

Free lunches available for Moon Township, Coraopolis children
Timeonline, June 5, 2015

Seniors can get farmers market vouchers at centers on June 16
South Pittsburgh Reporter, June 9, 2015

Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program checks available
Beaver County Times, June 7, 2015

Summer Food Programs Kick Off Monday
WESA 90.5 FM, June 8, 2015

In Allegheny County, personal connection often paves way for adoption, foster care
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, June 7, 2015

Newsmaker: Brendan Hanschen
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, June 7, 2015

YWCA honors 7 trailblazers at Leadership Luncheon
New Pittsburgh Courier, June 7, 2015

May 2015

GOP-led Pa. Senate likely to OK budget based on changes opposed by Wolf
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, May 31, 2015

Pa. Gov. Wolf proposes to add $28M a year for human services
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, May 28, 2015

Propel sixth-graders chronicle McKeesport history for younger peers
Mckeesport Daily News, May 28, 2015

Pittsburgh special needs students dance the morn away at daytime prom
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, May 28, 2015

Pittsburgh-area schools host prom for students with disabilities
WPXI-TV, May 27, 2015

YWCA's 33rd annual Tribute to Women held at the Westin
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, May 25, 2015

Sharing Data Key to Improving Foster Care Outcomes
Government Technology, May 21, 2015

Continued education for therapists key to TEIS success
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, May 4, 2015

Allegheny County taps New Zealand predictive analysis to help children
Bloomberg, May 9, 2015

In targeting domestic violence, Allegheny County points to a way forward
LancasterOnline May 3, 2015

April 2015

Programs help girls in Pittsburgh area find pre-owned prom dresses
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, April 30, 2015

Music isn't the only lesson students learn at rock camp
Pittsburgh City Paper, April 22, 2015

“Use Your Words” gets conversations started between caregivers and young children
Kidsburgh, April 8, 2015

Multi-agency partnership helps Pittsburgh area refugees, immigrants
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, April 3, 2015

Big Data Wave Breaks on Child Protective Services
Chronicle of Social Change, April 1, 2015

March 2015

The Allegheny County Department of Human Services is planning a Downtown Pittsburgh area drop-in center for homeless people ages 16-24
National Association of Counties, Washington D.C., March issue

Are you talking to your baby? It's never too early to start!
Sewickley Academy’s Private School Blog

Two with experience in the mental health system nominated to Allegheny County board
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, March 31, 2015

Senior centers in Western Pa. change to meet demands of baby boomers
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, Saturday, March 21, 2015

Project Prom Shop opens to make prom night special
New Pittsburgh Courier, March 17, 2015

Pennsylvania may do more for frail elderly living at home
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, March 16, 2015

Lifestyles Prom Time
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, March 12, 2015

Project Prom to begin at Century III Mall on Saturday
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, March 11, 2015

Cherna Says Restoration of Funding for Human Services 'Long Time Coming'
WESA-FM, March 10,2015

February 2015

Essential Pittsburgh: Some Fresh Ways to Shelter Homeless People
WESA 90.5 FM, February 27, 2015

Uptown gets housing for low-income renters
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, February 27, 2015

New Lower Income Housing Offers Space for Former Foster Kids
WESA 90.5 FM, February 26, 2015

Use Your Words: Your Baby is Listening and Learning
Mom Talk with Denise LaRosa, February 24, 2015

Editorial: The county seeks a shelter for homeless youth
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, February 17, 2015

Allegheny County experts offer advice on how to avoid frostbite
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, February 17, 2015

Allegheny County stepping up efforts to identify homeless youth
Pittsburgh City Paper, February 4, 2015

January 2015

Continuum of Care grants announced
The McKeesport Daily News, January 29, 2015

Today’s wind chill is expected to plunge to well below zero
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, January 8, 2015

Familylinks, Vintage join forces for seniors
New Pittsburgh Courier, January 2, 2015


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