Caregivers

Cash Assistance in Allegheny County for Young Adults

Federal funds are now available to help older youth within the child welfare system in Allegheny County. Who qualifies for Allegheny County Older Youth Pandemic Relief? You can get cash…

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COVID-19 Listening Session with Grandfamilies, the CDC & Department of Education

When: Jun 29, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. Join Generations United for a COVID-19 Listening Session with Grandfamilies, the CDC and Department of Education. They will have leaders from the U.S….

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Child Welfare Legislative Updates: May 24 – June 4, 2021

Please review the following child welfare legislative updates pertinent to children and families from May 24 – June 4, 2021. These bills and other important legislation can be tracked at GovTrack.us. Health S….

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PittCyber Offering Cyber Camp for High-School Students

PittCyber is now offering virtual AFA CyberCamp for high school students. Registration is now open. This camp will be completely virtual and is at no cost. What to know before registering:…

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The Cuff Family: Through Thick & Thin, Love Wins

The National Center on Substance Abuse and Child Welfare (NCSACW) shares that over the last 30 years, countless families have been separated over struggles with drug and alcohol abuse, as…

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UPMC and Imani Christian Academy to Hold Vaccine Clinic

UPMC is proud to partner with Imani Christian Academy to bring the Pzifer COVID-19 vaccine to you and your community. Visitors are required to wear a mask and adhere to…

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Reflections One Year After the Murder of George Floyd

Last month, the world witnessed the conviction of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin for the murder of George Floyd. While many were relieved after hearing the guilty verdict, this…

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Innovating Kinship Care Practice During COVID-19: One Year Later

When COVID-19 reached the pandemic level last year, many children and families found themselves having to create a “new normal.” This has included a shift from physical social interactions to…

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No Uncertainty About Permanency, Even in Uncertain Times

This piece was published in Child Welfare Information Gateway’s story collection for Foster Care Month 2021, Reflections: Stories of Foster Care. Though COVID-19 has brought about many uncertainties, the Child…

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Live Webinar: Impact of COVID-19 on Anxiety

LIVE WEBINAR: Impact of COVID-19 on Anxiety Saturday, May 15, 2021, 2:00 PM – 4:15 PM EST COURSE FEE: $40 FOR 2 CE CONTACT HOURS We have been fighting COVID-19…

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