Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare

Type: Organization
Name: Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

Future Of Greater Pittston YMCA Day Care Uncertain

PITTSTON — The greater Pittston YMCA day care says it will appeal the state’s decision to revoke its license.That decision was made after a girl was left behind on a van following a field trip earlier this month.Parents who have their children at the ... [Published WNEP-TV 16 - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Local GOP legislators raise concerns over housing of border kids

From staff and wire reportsHARRISBURG Twenty-one House Republicans sent a letter to members of Pennsylvania's Congressional delegation Tuesday expressing concerns over the 500 migrant children who are now being housed throughout Pennsylvania.Rob Kauffman, ... [Published Chambersburg Public Opinion - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Health experts contest Corbett comments about Central American kids, health risk

Immigration experts are questioning statements by Gov. Tom Corbett that child migrants from Central America could cause "health issues" in Pennsylvania.As many as 60,000 unaccompanied minors are expected to arrive from Central America this year at the ... [Published News Works - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Seminar reviews new child abuse laws

EAST CALN — School officials from Chester County met at the Intermediate Unit Thursday for a seminar on new laws to protect children from physical and sexual abuse.The laws include an expansion of whom within schools and other institutions is “mandated” ... [Published Daily Local News - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 2 reports

State Investigating Personal Care Home Where Resident Drowned

STROUD TOWNSHIP — The Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare is looking into a personal care home in Monroe County. One of its residents went missing last week, and was found dead in a lake behind the facility.Darlene Bancey was found dead about 12 ... [Published WNEP-TV 16 - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 13 2014 - Updated Jul 13 2014 - 1 reports

Ruth H. Reed

, at Rolling Meadows Nursing Home, Waynesburg. She was born in Johnstown on Aug. 10, 1924, daughter of the late Max and Maude Stewart Miller. In 1942 she was married to Blair I. Reed, who died in 1994. Mrs. Reed worked for the Pennsylvania Department ... [Published Johnstown Tribune-Democrat - Jul 13 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

Cut fraud to let welfare work as it should

According to the Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare, 2013 welfare expenditures were $28 billion — 44 percent of the state budget — and are projected to rise to $32 billion in 2015.Welfare costs will grow for the foreseeable future. This trend must ... [Published Lebanon Daily News - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 2 reports

Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare Urges People Not to Leave Children Unattended in Cars

/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Public Welfare today reminded Pennsylvanians that they must not leave children alone in cars or let them play in vehicles, even for a moment. A few short minutes could be deadly; it is also illegal."As the ... [Published WGNT - Jul 03 2014]
First reported Jun 25 2014 - Updated Jun 26 2014 - 2 reports

Apartments proposed for former Wright’s site in Heidelberg

Published: Wednesday, June 25, 2014 9:00 p.m.Updated 1 hour agoFederal tax credits could help convert the former Wright's Seafood Inn in Heidelberg into housing for both low-income residents and individuals with autism.ACTION Housing and the Autism Housing ... [Published Pittsburgh Tribune Review - Jun 26 2014]
First reported Jun 13 2014 - Updated Jun 14 2014 - 1 reports

Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare Releases 2013 Child Abuse Report

HARRISBURG, Pa., June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare released its 2013 Annual Child Abuse Report today, which shows more reports of suspected child abuse in 2013 than any other year on record, but a decrease ... [Published PR Newswire: Policy & Public Interest - Jun 13 2014]
First reported Jun 10 2014 - Updated Jun 10 2014 - 1 reports

Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare Hosts Pennsylvania Autism Training Conference

LANCASTER, Pa., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Public Welfare's Bureau of Autism Services today kicked off its seventh annual Pennsylvania Autism Training Conference in Lancaster, convening 350 professionals across the state ... [Published PR Newswire: Policy & Public Interest - Jun 10 2014]
First reported May 09 2014 - Updated May 09 2014 - 1 reports

Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare Furthers Commitment to Mental Health Awareness

HARRISBURG, Pa., May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In honor of Mental Health Awareness Month, the Department of Public Welfare (DPW) is hosting several events across the commonwealth to remind Pennsylvanians of the importance of awareness surrounding ... [Published PR Newswire: Policy & Public Interest - May 09 2014]

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"As our nation faces this unprecedented challenge, we must keep the safety of our citizens at the forefront and the rulerule of law as our guiding principal. Thank you in advance for your concern and cooperation." by Public Opinion
...But a spokesman for Gov. Jack Markell said that the governor "is open to working with other organizations to help these young people."
"A lot of what the politicians are saying is that it's a humanitarian crisis but it's going to be a secondary crisis for our own communities" DelBacco said, recounting reports that some of the children crossing the border from Mexico have serious health issues
...residents to remember that a car is not a safe place for a child to be alone," Department of Public Welfare (DPW) Secretary Beverly Mackereth said. "Unfortunately, 13 children have died of heatstroke in cars in the United States so far this year and we've heard of several life-threatening situations in Pennsylvania just this past week."

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Future Of Greater Pittston YMCA Day Care Uncertain [Published WNEP-TV 16 - Jul 31 2014]
Local GOP legislators raise concerns over housi... [Published Chambersburg Public Opinion - Jul 29 2014]
Health experts contest Corbett comments about C... [Published News Works - Jul 22 2014]
Tea party to protest influx of unaccompanied fo... [Published Morning Call - Jul 19 2014]
Seminar reviews new child abuse laws [Published Daily Local News - Jul 18 2014]
State Investigating Personal Care Home Where Re... [Published WNEP-TV 16 - Jul 16 2014]
State investigates Stroud Township personal car... [Published Pocono Record - Jul 15 2014]
Ruth H. Reed [Published Johnstown Tribune-Democrat - Jul 13 2014]
Susquehanna Health, regional and federal agenci... [Published biz570.com - Jul 11 2014]
Child Care Center Owner Pleads Guilty To Fraud ... [Published United States Department of Justice - Jul 11 2014]
Cut fraud to let welfare work as it should [Published Lebanon Daily News - Jul 10 2014]
Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare Urges... [Published WGNT - Jul 03 2014]
Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare Urges... [Published PR Newswire: Policy & Public Interest - Jul 03 2014]
Pennsylvania’s Proposed Budget Funnels Even Mor... [Published RHRealityCheck - Jul 02 2014]
Pennsylvania Governor's Healthy PA is an ObamaC... [Published Forbes.com - Jun 30 2014]
PAHousingSearch.com website achieves successes ... [Published Scottrade - Jun 27 2014]
Apartments proposed for former Wright’s site in... [Published Pittsburgh Tribune Review - Jun 26 2014]
More child abuse awareness can help prevent it ... [Published Chambersburg Public Opinion - Jun 25 2014]
Heidelberg residents wary of possible housing f... [Published Pittsburgh Tribune Review - Jun 25 2014]
Baby's Removal Won't Leave Hospital Liable [Published Courthouse News Service - Jun 24 2014]
Baker welcomes federal funding to help improve ... [Published Daily and Sunday Review - Jun 24 2014]
Guanella House at Notre Dame scheduled to be bl... [Published Delco Times - Jun 24 2014]
Jerry Sandusky investigation timeline: Kane report [Published PennLive.com - Jun 23 2014]
Pennsylvania to Offer Additional Assistance to ... [Published PR Newswire - Jun 19 2014]
State funding could be cut for local human serv... [Published Daily and Sunday Review - Jun 18 2014]
Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare Relea... [Published PR Newswire: Policy & Public Interest - Jun 13 2014]
Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare Hosts... [Published PR Newswire: Policy & Public Interest - Jun 10 2014]
Catholic outreach relocates developmentally dis... [Published Daily Local News - May 21 2014]
Sellers Dorsey and Leavitt Partners Team Up to ... [Published PRWeb - May 15 2014]
Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare Furth... [Published PR Newswire: Policy & Public Interest - May 09 2014]
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Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare Urges... [Published PR Newswire: Policy & Public Interest - Jul 03 2014]
HARRISBURG, Pa., July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Public Welfare today reminded Pennsylvanians that they must not leave children alone in cars or let them play in vehicles, even for a moment. A few short minutes could be deadly; ...
Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare Relea... [Published PR Newswire: Policy & Public Interest - Jun 13 2014]
HARRISBURG, Pa., June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare released its 2013 Annual Child Abuse Report today, which shows more reports of suspected child abuse in 2013 than any other year on record, but a decrease ...
Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare Hosts... [Published PR Newswire: Policy & Public Interest - Jun 10 2014]
LANCASTER, Pa., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Public Welfare's Bureau of Autism Services today kicked off its seventh annual Pennsylvania Autism Training Conference in Lancaster, convening 350 professionals across the state ...
Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare Furth... [Published PR Newswire: Policy & Public Interest - May 09 2014]
HARRISBURG, Pa., May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In honor of Mental Health Awareness Month, the Department of Public Welfare (DPW) is hosting several events across the commonwealth to remind Pennsylvanians of the importance of awareness surrounding ...
Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare Launc... [Published PR Newswire: Policy & Public Interest - Feb 28 2014]
HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Public Welfare (DPW) today announced the launch of free online military and family behavioral health trainings for service providers to better assist service members, veterans ...
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