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DHS News October 2013

ILI Project Eases Transition from Foster Care to the Full Time Workforce 

Employment project helps youth leaving foster care learn the skills they need to enter the workforce.

An Education in Living With a Disability 

Five students visiting the Department of Human Services on Disability Mentoring Day, Oct. 16, learned lessons in the daily challenges faced by people with disabilities.

Community Auto Program Gets People Moving 

The Office of Community Services assisted in securing a discretionary grant to boost the goals of both DHS and its partner, North Hills Community Outreach, in helping people become more self-sufficient.

The Link Helps Spread the Word About the ACA 

The Allegheny Link to Aging and Disability Resources was among the sponsors of a Town Hall Forum on the Affordable Care Act, held Oct. 2 at the University Club in Oakland.

Allegheny County Hosts AmeriCorps Launch 

The KEYS Service Corps staff played a significant role this year in launching AmeriCorps members into service in Pennsylvania.


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