Actions Needed for Homeless and Foster Youth

“Actions Needed to Improve Federal Financial Assistance for Homeless and Foster Youth” Today, the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a report on the challenges and barriers affecting the ability of homeless and foster youth to pursue a college education. GAO is an independent, nonpartisan agency that works for Congress. Often called the “congressional watchdog,”…

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April is Child Abuse Prevention Month

  Pinwheels for Child Abuse Prevention If you see one of 70,000 pinwheels planted across Florida, the Governor’s Office hopes you’ll think of National Child Abuse Prevention Month this April. And kids will know they’re safe. 44,582 reports of child abuse. Just in Florida. Just last year. Most victims were under 5 years old.  …

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11 Ways to Save on Prescription Drugs

Save on the rising costs of prescription drugs? As Prescription drugs continue to rise, the costs are becoming more of a challenge for both the insured and the uninsured.  Access to prescribed medication is critical for both children and adults.  Lack of access can result in increased stress, patients skipping doses to save money, or…

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Assisting high needs youth in accessing higher education

Check out http://naehcy.org/educational-resources/higher-ed for tip sheets, podcasts, and more. NAEHCY also offers a toll-free helpline to assist young people, and professionals seeking to help young people, in accessing higher education. The helpline information is (855) 446-2673 (toll-free) or highered@naehcy.org Thank you again! Higher EducationHigher Education http://naehcy.org On a regular basis, children and youth report that…

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