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April 2010 Blog Posts (7)

EarnBenefits - New sites for benefit screening open

A couple of months ago, CAHS launched EarnBenefits Online (EBO), a new program to help people all across Connecticut get access to the public benefits programs they are eligible to receive. You can get more information on how the program works here, in our GNH Community Group.


To the three initial partners in New Haven (Christian Community Action, JUNTA and Catholic Charities) we are adding this week two more:…
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Added by Roger Senserrich - CAHS on April 26, 2010 at 2:55pm — No Comments

Become our Friend on Facebook!

Community Mediation is now on Facebook!

Become our fan to stay up-to-date with our trainings and events!

Cheers!


Added by David Gafron Savage on April 23, 2010 at 9:51am — No Comments

Gesell Institute Part-Time Job Opportunity: Parent-Teacher Liaison

We are seeking 2-3 individuals to serve as Parent-Teacher Liaisons on a grant-funded

program being run in collaboration with the New Haven Public Schools. At least one bilingual

English/Spanish speaker will be required. Liaisons work as part of a…

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Added by Lee Cruz on April 16, 2010 at 5:49pm — No Comments

2010 Census Q&A multi-language call center numbers including TDD

Telephone Questionnaire Assistance (TQA)

  • ENGLISH - 1-866-872-6868
  • Chinese: 1-866-935-2010
  • Korean: 1-866-955-2010
  • Russian: 1-866-965-2010
  • Spanish: 1-866-928-2010
  • Vietnamese: 1-866-945-2010
  • TDD (Telephone Display Device for the hearing impaired):

    1-866-783-2010
  • Puerto Rico (in English): 1-866-939-2010
  • Puerto Rico (in…
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Added by Lee Cruz on April 12, 2010 at 1:19pm — No Comments

FIVE WAYS TO BUILD STRONG FAMILIES AND PREVENT CHILD ABUSE & NEGLECT

Source: New Haven Health Equity Alliance http://www.healthequityalliance.us/

  1. Nurturing and attachment- Building close bonds with their children helps parents better understand, respond to and talk with their…
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Added by Lee Cruz on April 6, 2010 at 3:28pm — No Comments

Beautiful 1st Floor wheel-chair accessible space available

No definite date but currently operating on a month-to-month lease with the tenant with a 30 day notice agreement to vacate if a new tenant is found. Here is a description of the space:



Located in the heart of Fair Haven’s historic district, close to Chatham Square Neighborhood, 1800 sq. ft. of office space. Includes bathroom, kitchen, monitored security system, free parking, basement storage, utilities not included. If interested call 203 668…

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Added by Lee Cruz on April 2, 2010 at 2:44pm — No Comments

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Open Street Project

Join us for an Open Streets Study Tour October 6th-8th!

The Open Streets Project is partnering with the non-profit organization New Brunswick Tomorrow to deliver an educational Open Streets Study Tour in New Brunswick, NJ from October 6th - October 8th. The Study Tour will feature classroom sessions, networking opportunities, a behind the scenes tour of New Brunswick’s industry leading Ciclovia.

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Open Streets Project Revamped

The Open Streets Project has undergone some changes over the last year. We bid a sad farewell to project co-founder, the Alliance for Biking & Walking, who are moving on to other things, and we happily welcomed a new partner, international Open Streets leader 8 80 Cities. We are excited for all the possibilities and energy this partnership will bring.

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Local Initiatives Support Corporation

Home for the Holidays, and for Good

This is the story of Michael Elliot, who was homeless and fighting cancer when his life took a sharp turn for the better. Through a unique partnership with ProMedica Health in Toledo, where he was receiving treatment, Elliot was introduced to a LISC Financial Opportunity Center. There, he worked with a financial coach, who helped him secure a safe, affordable apartment and even begin saving money—all within a few months. Said Elliot, “It’s the greatest thing in the world that I have a place to call home.”

Kindling Hope in a Chicago Neighborhood

You can feel the change, say residents. Police data show it, too. In just one year, crime and violence have dropped precipitously in Englewood, a Chicago neighborhood where LISC has long partnered with local leaders, according to an article in the Chicago Tribune. How did it change? A concerted mix of strategic policing and community engagement, says Julia Ryan, LISC’s VP for health & safety—the very approach LISC supports in Englewood and dozens of communities across the country.

LISC Pledges New Commitment to Health

LISC has invested deeply in the health and wellbeing of people in the places where we work for 40 years. But we’re upping the ante. President and CEO Maurice Jones calls partners to join us in upending health disparities through tailored investments in communities, and designing a plan to assess the health outcomes of our broad work in economic development, housing, safety and financial stability.

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