Coronavirus

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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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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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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8 Ways to Celebrate Teacher Appreciation Week

It’s Teacher Appreciation Week! Teachers have gone above and beyond to ensure that children continue their learning experience during the pandemic. From quarantine to school closures and virtual learning, teachers…

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Create a Community Garden in Your Neighborhood with PHS Harvest

Pennsylvania Horticultural Society (PHS) Harvest is back for another year of growing and sharing food crops from your very own gardening space to local food banks to help combat food…

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IRS to Send Checks for Child Tax Credit Starting in July

To help families meet their children’s basic needs, Congress expanded the Child Tax Credit (CTC) for 2021. The IRS will be sending out monthly checks to families with children, starting…

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Important Webinars from Gwen’s Girls

Information pulled from Gwen’s Girls: Parenthetically Speaking: Virtual Parent Meeting Wednesday, April 28, 2021 at 6 p.m. Parents are the first and most important teachers! Too often, schools make it difficult…

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