Category: Poverty


JOIN US! CANDIDATE & TOWN HALL FORUM ON SENIOR ISSUES

Friday, September 16 in Redding Do you care about any of the following topics? Medicare and Social Security? Protecting Your Pension and Retirement Income? Lowering Your Cost of Prescription Drugs? Health Care for All? Quality Housing Options for Seniors and…

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Back to School Campaign

WSWA Western Service Workers Association is beginning their Back to School Campaign to collect school supplies.  Please drop off these supplies at the WSWA offices at 2350 Beverly Dr. Redding CA  96002 off of Cypress Avenue between Bechelli and Hartnell…

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Outreach & Presentations

  Lots of outreach being done in our communities. If you wish a presentation of DAC programs and services please let us know. DAC counties include Butte, Colusa, Glenn, Lassen, Modoc, Plumas, Shasta, Siskiyou, and Tehama. Chico Office (530) 893-8527…

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Project Homeless Connect June 3 2014

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MEDI-CAL DENTAL BENEFITS RESTORED

Medi-Cal Dental Benefits for Adults On April 29, California Department of Health Care Services received Medicare approval to restore certain optional adult dental benefits for members 21 years of age and older under the Medi-Cal program, effective May 1.  The…

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Number of Poor Seniors would increase under Ryan budget

  In a April 23, 2014 Huffington Post blog, NSCLC Executive Director Kevin Prindiville writes that the House-passed budget resolution “leaves the country’s older adults to struggle with less food, income housing, and care.” “By cutting essential programs that often…

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ILSNC PARTNERS TO BUILD ACCESSIBLE GARDEN SPACE

CHICO — In an empty field in northwest Chico, Mark Stemen has visions of towering tomatoes, sprawling squash and fabulous flowers sprouting from the ground. The Oak Way Community Garden, at West Eighth and Nord avenues, has already connected to…

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MEDI-CAL DENTAL COVERAGE PARTIALLY RESTORED

Legislative leaders and Gov. Jerry Brown (D) have  agreed on a budget plan that restores partial funding for dental services in Medi-Cal, California’s Medicaid program. Northern California legislators and dental providers have been at the forefront of a campaign over…

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IN-HOME SUPPORTIVE SERVICES (IHSS) SUIT SETTLED

NOTICE REGARDING IN-HOME SUPPORTIVE SERVICES (IHSS) In 2009, the State of California tried to cut IHSS domestic and related hours and to cut funds for IHSS workers who make more than $9.50 an hour. In 2011, the State tried to cut…

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PRESSURE ARISES TO UN-DO MEDI-CAL CUTBACKS

RESTORE HEALTH FUNDS, ADVOCATES URGE LEADERS A free dental clinic offered this summer at the Cal Expo grounds in Sacramento may serve as the perfect illustration of how great is the need for restoring many, if not all, of the…

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