Caregivers & Caseworkers

Mom Creates Just Us App to Protect Young Black Drivers

“Driving while Black” has been an issue in the African American community for quite some time. Fearful for her sons, Charmaine Davis invented a solution for every Black parent who…

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The Link Between Poverty and Child Maltreatment

Information provided by Chapin Hall in their January 2021 newsletter. Children in households with low socioeconomic status experience neglect at about seven times the rate of other children. In some…

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My Best Self Hair Care Presentation for CYF Youth

On Saturday, January 16, Delta Phi Sigma Alumnae will conduct a Natural Hair Care presentation by Dee’s Beauty Bar & Spa for the My Best Self Program. The salon is…

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Deep Mattress Discounts for Foster Families!

Are any kinship families in need of mattresses? Contact your ASCI caseworker for further information!

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National Kinship Review Highlights of 2020

It is said that “sharing is caring,” and it is undeniable that 2020 has provided us an opportunity to sincerely think about how we share and care. While Zoom calls…

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Stimulus Bill: Significant New Funding for Older Foster Youth

Through the advocacy and support of thousands of young leaders across the country, Congress passed the long-awaited $900 billion stimulus bill. In addition to direct stimulus payments to eligible individuals,…

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Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh Offers Hotspot Lending Program

Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh (CLP) is offering a hotspot lending program for remote learners in Allegheny County! After providing some general information to determine eligibility, adult learners, teachers and the…

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Child Welfare Legislative Updates: November 30-December 11

Please review the following child welfare legislative updates from November 30 – December 11 pertinent to children and families. These bills and other important legislation can be tracked at GovTrack.us. Health   S. 4949…

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Being with Family Is a Human Right: We Can’t and Won’t Deny It

Being with family is a human right. That’s where this article should end—with the common-sense fact that drives the work of A Second Chance, Inc. Yet, we are continually faced…

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Holiday Mental Health Resources

As the holidays draw near, the Wolf Administration has provided holiday mental health resources for Pennsylvanians struggling with anxiety, depression, loneliness, isolation and other stressors. The holidays can be both…

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