Posts from the “General Interest” Category
Meet the HAS staff responsible for enrolling individuals in health insurance under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Open enrollment is over, but our In-Person Counselors (IPCs) are still enrolling newly eligible individuals and helping enrollees understand their new benefits. Meet the team here.
Participants in the Neighborhood Violence Prevention Program recently completed the Journey to My Better Self Career Empowerment Workshop. This program is designed to prepare youth on parole for an entry level position that will put them on the path of economic self-sufficiency. Eighty-seven percent of participants who complete the program receive a job, and 95 … [Read More…]
Thanks to the HAS Transitional Housing and Residence programs, to Bradburne, Briller, & Johnson, and to all the community members who helped prepare our new community garden at our first site cleanup day Saturday. The site will soon feature vegetable and flower gardens, recreational space, and more! In addition to fresh, quality food and neighborhood … [Read More…]
April is National Alcohol Awareness Month! Please join us in observing the National Council on Alcohol and Drug Dependence (NCADD’s) Alcohol-Free Weekend, which takes place on the first weekend of April (April 5-7, 2013). During Alcohol-Free Weekend, NCADD extends an open invitation to all Americans to engage in three alcohol-free days to raise public awareness … [Read More…]
HAS’s Partner Abuse Intervention Program (PAIP) and one of our PAIP participants were recently profiled in Hoy newspaper. Read the stories here: http://www.vivelohoy.com/noticias/8320764/a-morning-in-domestic-abuser-therapy http://www.vivelohoy.com/noticias/8313629/the-slow-path-to-change-for-jimmy-lituma
From the Governor’s Office: Governor Quinn and HHS Secretary Sebelius Announce Health Insurance Marketplace for Illinois State-Federal Partnership Created by the Affordable Care Act Will Deliver Quality Health Care to Hundreds of Thousands in Illinois by End of First Year CHICAGO – February 13, 2013. Governor Pat Quinn and U.S. Health and Human Services (HHS) … [Read More…]