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DHS News June 2009

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OIM Request formalizes requests for IT-related items 
OIM Request will replace informal word-of-mouth and email IT requests, but it will also replace the use of hard copy forms used to request access to DHS applications

Justice-Related Services Director wins award for innovative approach to OBH services
Amy M. Kroll, Director of Justice-Related Services (JRS) in the DHS Office of Behavioral Health (OBH), was honored on June 5 at the Staunton Farm Foundation annual meeting as the 2009 recipient of the Albert B. Craig Jr. Award.

SummerFood picks up where school lunches left off
Children 18 years of age and younger in low-income communities can receive a free breakfast and lunch until August 21, 2009 through the SummerFood Program.

Caseworkers, providers, others to benefit from KIDS Release 2
KIDS Release 2 (KIDS R2) broadens the KIDS application to include the ability for authorized individuals to record, edit, search and retrieve files concerning clients’ demographic information, as well as abscondence, employment, education and health status.

DHS, Juvenile Probation to host annual public hearing July 29
DHS and the Allegheny County Juvenile Probation Office will host the annual public hearing on the draft of the 2010-2011 Needs-Based Plan and Budget and the Integrated Children Services Plan. 

‘Change’ is theme for 22nd Annual FOI Art Exhibit
This year marks the 22nd Annual Flowering of Insight Art Exhibit (FOI) for artists receiving, or who have received, services through DHS.

DHS keeps TV accessible to isolated older adults
The DHS Area Agency on Aging now has a program to assist both older adults and people with disabilities who do not have digital-ready television.

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June Calendar 


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