Birth Families

2020 Gerber Baby Is First Adopted Baby Chosen for Campaign

The 2020 Gerber baby is here! Magnolia Earl has made history as the first adopted Gerber baby, announced on the TODAY show, and she’s the latest in a string of…

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Will You Get an Additional SNAP Payment? Find Out!

Families who receive Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits may also get an additional SNAP payment this month to help with food while children are at home amid COVID-19. However, if…

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Generations United Webinar: Supporting Grandfamilies in a Pandemic

Register today for a Generations United webinar, in partnership with the National Association of Area Agencies on Aging (n4a), on Thursday, May 21, for a conversation on how the Aging…

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PA Voter Registration and Mail-in Ballot Info for June 2 Primary Election

To help maintain social distancing, Pennsylvania registered voters have the option to apply for a mail-in ballot for the primary election now scheduled for June 2. The Pennsylvania General Assembly…

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Pitt & Philly Public Schools Provide Grading and Access Updates

Remote learning programs for students in Pittsburgh and Philadelphia school districts have made district officials evaluate the way students will be graded, as many do not have access to the…

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Child Vaccinations Drop as Parents Avoid the Doctor’s Office

Since it’s National Infant Immunization Week, we think it’s important to talk about the recent drop in child vaccinations and check-ups due to COVID-19. It’s common sense that anyone concerned…

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Economic Impact Payment for Social Security and SSI Recipients

Steps to Take and Schedule of Payments Provided by the Social Security Administration This document provides information for Social Security beneficiaries (retirement, survivors, disability) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) recipients…

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Toxic Stress in Children: What It Does and How to Mitigate It

Feeling stressed has become a more frequent expression as we are challenged more every day by the impact and implications of COVID-19. Stress is always present in our lives, and in…

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Kinship Stories of Hope

April is the National Month of Hope, something of which we are all in need during this difficult and unprecedented time. As such, ASCI employees share how they are remaining…

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How to Stay Pain-Free While Working from Home

Provided by the Society for Human Resource Management Millions of people who are working from home to stop the spread of COVID-19 have found themselves in makeshift workstations without proper…

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