When refugees arrive in US, here's what they can expect

...register with the Social Security Administration after arrival and are almost immediately eligible for a work permit. Social services, including job placement programs, are available to refugees for up to five years.___OTHER ASSISTANCE:Low-income...
Nation and World
Ellis: Narcan bill means 'life or death'

...19-1 vote. It's currently in the House Health and Social Services Committee and would need to clear a House vote next...Legislative supportAlaska's Department of Health and Social Services said in a July report that 72 people died from heroin...
State | Local | AK legislature
Juneau Community Foundation honors Philanthropists of the Year," according to the JCF.The couple, who have lived in Juneau since 1966, give to the foundation through its Social Service Fund, designed to help people in need. In honor of their award, money raised through the JCF event was donated to...
Death Notice: Freda Marie Borchick

...Waak es teen. She graduated from Juneau-Douglas High School in 1951 and worked for the State of Alaska Heath and Social Services Department for more than 30 years. She married Joe Borchick in 1953 and they made their home in Auke Bay.Freda...
Death Notices
Activist hopes convention suicide leads to more awareness comment."In response to the recent rash of suicides, state officials plan to meet this week with tribal and social service partners to review existing suicide prevention resources, statewide suicide-prevention coordinator James Gallanos...
PM orders review of east Jerusalem's status

...residency rights.As residents, they enjoy freedom of movement, the right to work in Israel and access to Israeli social services and health care. But Palestinians claim that this status is fragile, noting that people can be stripped of residency...
Nation and World
Taiwanese woman may face hefty bill for US plane birth

...first arrives, even if born in international air space, said Susan Morgan, spokeswoman for the Alaska Department of Social Services.The incident has garnered widespread attention in Taiwan, even rising to the level of parliamentary debate earlier...
Wanda Jean Brown, Brownie's Gun Shop, and worked for the State of Alaska in the Departments of Fish and Game and Health and Social Services. She was active in a local sorority and a member of the trap shooting club. Many weekends were spent at a cabin...
Anchorage requests federal help to stop Spice crisis

...for police and fire departments and hired a homeless coordinator, Nancy Burke.The state Department of Health and Social Services is analyzing the problem, but had little new information on its investigation since asked in mid-August.
Alaska Editorial: Alaska should open its doors to refugees

...our part to ease the crisis.According to Catholic Social Services, the state welcomed 185 refugees from a variety of...could live, work and prosper.According to Catholic Social Services, most refugees who come to Alaska are highly productive...


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