10 signs of child abuse

10 signs of child abuse

October 24, 2014

We have the power to prevent and stop child abuse with just a few simple steps.  As a friend, relative, coworker, or professional working with families, one of the most important steps we can take to prevent child abuse is to identify and help families that may be experiencing stresses,Read More

10 signs of child abuse

10 signs of child abuse

October 24, 2014

We have the power to prevent and stop child abuse with just a few simple steps.  As a friend, relative, coworker, or professional working with families, one of the most important steps we can take to prevent child abuse is to identify and help families that may be experiencing stresses,Read More

Q&A Regarding the new NYC Earned Sick Time Act

Q&A Regarding the new NYC Earned Sick Time Act

October 27, 2014

Earlier this year, New York city officials the Earned Sick Time Act.  This act protects you from losing your job if you have to take time off from work to recover from a physical/mental illness or an injury, care for a sick family member, or seek medical treatment for yourselfRead More

1 in 3 Teens Suffer from Dating Violence

1 in 3 Teens Suffer from Dating Violence

October 29, 2014

A recent report found that more than one-third of U.S. teens say they’ve suffered abuse during dating.  These figures also show a disturbing trend – that teen dating abuse is not going away.  If anything, its getting worse.  So, what can do we do?  For one, studies have found thatRead More

1 in 3 Teens Suffer from Dating Violence

1 in 3 Teens Suffer from Dating Violence

October 29, 2014

A recent report found that more than one-third of U.S. teens say they’ve suffered abuse during dating.  These figures also show a disturbing trend – that teen dating abuse is not going away.  If anything, its getting worse.  So, what can do we do?  For one, studies have found thatRead More

Boro Park Jewish Community Council is offering legal aid

Boro Park Jewish Community Council is offering legal aid

October 31, 2014

The Boro Park Jewish Community Council (BPJCC) is partnering with the New York Legal Assistance Group (NYLAG) to provide free legal services for the community.  “The mission of the Boro Park JCC is to be there to assist members of our community,” said Isaac Stern BPJCC President. “In many instancesRead More

Nassau Bar offers free foreclosure legal clinics

Nassau Bar offers free foreclosure legal clinics

October 27, 2014

Nassau residents are still concerned about mortgage foreclosure issues two years after Superstorm Sandy hit the region. Fortunately, they can get help at Nassau County Bar Association’s Free Mortgage Foreclosure/Sandy Recovery Clinics, to be held Monday, November 3 and Monday, November 17, 3-6 p.m. at the Nassau County Bar Association, Read More

Free English Classes for NYC Adults

Free English Classes for NYC Adults

October 21, 2014

F ree English classes are now available for adults residing in NYC.  The classes are provided by Grand Street Settlement, a nonprofit organization whose mission is to expand opportunities for low-income families and individuals by providing culturally relevant services that support community-building, advocacy, self-determination and an enriched quality of life. Read More

Free English Classes for NYC Adults

Free English Classes for NYC Adults

October 21, 2014

F ree English classes are now available for adults residing in NYC.  The classes are provided by Grand Street Settlement, a nonprofit organization whose mission is to expand opportunities for low-income families and individuals by providing culturally relevant services that support community-building, advocacy, self-determination and an enriched quality of life. Read More

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