Welfare

Idaho Health Department Closes Preston Office | Idaho News

PRESTON, Idaho (AP) – An Idaho Department of Health and Welfare office in the small town of Preston, which has helped people apply for Medicaid, food stamps, child care assistance children and other benefits, will close next month. The state’s lease for the space expires at the end of June. …

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Child welfare remains a priority for UNICEF Oman

Muscat: Positive parenting behaviors, mental health, greater inclusion of children with disabilities and efforts to end violence against minors are some of the areas where UNICEF Oman and the Children First Association have given greater emphasis. attention, which recently renewed a partnership to promote child welfare. Efforts to improve the …

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Waterford Police standoff after end of welfare check

A 69-year-old man, armed with what turned out to be a BB pistol, detained police for 20 minutes. WATERFORD, Connecticut – A 20-minute police standoff Monday night ended peacefully when the occupier, who was armed with what turned out to be a BB pistol, surrendered to officers. Police said they …

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Warning on welfare issues amid rising animal license fees

Raising animal licensing fees at Powys risks driving breeding programs underground, a council meeting said. Councilors met last Thursday (May 20) to reconsider the issue of the fee increase after the issue was postponed to a previous meeting in April. This meeting had learned that procedural errors had created a …

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