Showing posts from June 18, 2015

Promote Health Equity During LGBT Pride Month

--> Having trouble viewing this email? View it in your browser . Promote Health Equity During LGBT Pride Month The lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community has unique health experiences and needs, and often faces disparities linked to prejudice, discrimination, and denial of civil and human rights. SAMHSA is committed to addressing behavioral health disparities among vulnerable populations, including LGBT Americans, and will continue to work toward improving the access, quality, and outcomes of behavioral health services nationwide. During LGBT Pride Month, celebrate progress toward the health and welfare of America's LGBT community, and access SAMHSA's resources for LGBT health. Get Publications for the LGBT Community Access Resources To Help Improve LGBT Behavioral Health      

SNAPS In Focus: Family Homelessness Part II

Is this email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser . SNAPS In Focus: Family Homelessness Part II In Part 1 of my message on family homelessness, I focused on the system-level changes we should be working towards to meet our goal of ending family homelessness by 2020. Today, I want to focus on two types of interventions that can have a meaningful impact, rapid re-housing and housing subsidies. We have been looking at research on family homelessness and reviewing examples from communities that are making significant progress on ending family homelessness locally. We have also talked to many stakeholders about w

EMPLOYMENT OPP: Meeting Ground Volunteer Coordinator (Cecil Co, MD)

Dear Friends, I am reaching out to you asking you to reach out to your networks of wonderful people as we seek the ideal candidate to serve as Meeting Ground’s Volunteer Maryland Coordinator. This is a  full time  Americorp position paying $13,250 as a living stipend for the “year” beginning  September 23, 2015  and ending  August 9, 2016 .  Retired persons and new graduates may find this an ideal way to be engaged in our community.  The Volunteer Maryland Coordinator will recruit, recognize, and retain Meeting Ground volunteers at all our programs: Wayfarers’ House (shelter for women and women with children) Cecil County Men’s Shelter (for single men 2/3 of whom are veterans) the Mary Randall Day Program and the Emergency Rotating Shelter. The special person we are seeking must have excellent social skills, be highly organized, and have a heart for volunteers as well as our guests and residents.  Please be thinking and praying about the ideal candidate and help