Family Health

Beverly’s Birthdays to Host Free Community Baby Shower

Join Beverly’s Birthdays for a FREE in-person Community Baby Shower in Pittsburgh for those who are expecting or a parent/caregiver of a newborn (0-3 months). Beverly’s Birthdays provides birthday cheer…

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How to Prepare Your Family for an Emergency

When major disasters strike, visit the U.S. Census Bureau’s Emergency Management page to access demographic and economic data for impacted areas.  National Preparedness Month is an observance each September to raise awareness…

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Suicide Prevention: The Significance of the Semicolon

September is National Suicide Prevention Month. Addiction, anxiety, depression and much more are very present in the lives of those who suffer from mental health issues. The semicolon symbolizes a…

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2 Gen Program for Pregnant or Parenting Transition-Age Youth

If you know a young parent who was formerly dependent, the 2 Gen Program from KidsVoice is available to help. The goal of the 2 Gen program is to keep the…

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A Connection to Family: Passing Down Recipes to Your Loved Ones

Eating is one thing all humans do. Family meals have been a symbol throughout the generations of sharing, nurturing and loving one another. Collecting and passing down recipes is an…

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Pittsburgh Magazine Profiles ASCI Founder’s Transformative Kinship Care Contributions

Article originally published in Pittsburgh Magazine. In 1993, Dr. Sharon McDaniel saw an opportunity. The need was dire, but McDaniel felt that her career had built up to that moment…

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The Importance of Building a Relational Network of Support for Adoptive Families

This information on support for adoptive families is provided by Child Welfare Information Gateway. Adoptive families frequently express a need for support services. This calls for professionals to take initiative…

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Child Welfare Legislative Updates: June 29-July 6, 2021

Please review the following child welfare legislative updates pertinent to children and families from June 29- July 6, 2021. These bills and other important legislation can be tracked at GovTrack.us. Health H.R. 4217—Rep….

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Mental Health Resources for Black, Indigenous and Other People of Color

While there is no doubt that mental health issues impact everyone in all communities, BIPOC are under-treated in the mental health field. However, there are several growing resources tailored to…

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Important Assistance Available for Senior Citizens

Grants For Citizens have many resources and assistance available for senior citizens in all 50 states. There are quite a few resources for senior citizens in need: Food Programs for…

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