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DHS News May 2012

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The Family Resource Guide Makes Its On-Line Debut 
Families of children with disabilities now have a new resource for information about services in Allegheny County, with the launch of the Family Resource Guide’s new website. 

Flowering of Insight
The long-time art exhibit featuring work by local artists receiving county services holds its first show under new organizational support.

Celebrating DADS
Dads Assisting Dads throws a party to celebrate its second year of helping fathers become more engaged in their children’s lives.

Immigrants and Internationals Advisory Council 
Immigrants often find themselves facing different laws, lifestyles, language, and most significantly a new culture. The Immigrants and Internationals Advisory Council was formed in 2008 to help make DHS services accessible to all residents of Allegheny County, regardless of their country of origin. 

Preparing for Disaster
What would happen if Southwestern Pennsylvania faced a disaster caused by wide-spread flooding? This was the question that many volunteers, organizations and groups sought to answer during a large-scale disaster drill held by the Red Cross.  

KUDOS: Caseworker Receives Praise
Joanne Podgorski, a caseworker with AAA, received a special note of thanks for her work with a patient with a disability. 

KUDOS: Caseworker Lauded for Professionalism
Roseanne Majcher and the whole AAA staff received recognition and appreciation for their assistance in a housing situation.


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