Caregivers & Caseworkers

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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How to Honor Native Americans This Thanksgiving

The celebration of Thanksgiving brings a mix of emotions among Americans. What we once learned as children, as adults became a myth. Whitewashed accounts of the first Thanksgiving created harmful…

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Community Outlets for Black Youth to Channel Frustrations About Racism

Why do we need community outlets for Black youth? Most Black youth in the United States encounter racism in their daily lives, which can lead to continual psychological and emotional…

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