Get $400 by just calling.. now! Resources to Empower Women and Youth, can be obtained right here at Victory Women in Development Association(ViWiDA)USA.
At ViWiDA-USA You can get information for Youth, Women and Seniors; as well as, Affordable housing, Mental Health, and other vital information for Older Americans, Veterans and the public at large. ViWiDA brings it all under one roof and sometimes in an article like this one. We make information easier for your access.
And, This is how we motivate people in the age range of 55 and older to get $400 tax free stipend.
— COURTESY and Appreciation to the PHFA’s Housing Services Conferences and Events
Now, to get that $400 tax free stipend
Foster Grandparents-Philadelphia Seniors, age 55 or older, are sought as role models, mentors and tutors for the city’s youth. Participants receive a tax-free stipend of $400, free transportation, and sick, vacation and personal leave days. If interested, call 215.685.3724.
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May 7 —Living at Home with Arthritics webinar on symptoms and warning signs, diagnosis and treatment, tips for living with the disease, as well as helpful coping and support resources. Visit http://www.asaging.org/web-seminars/living-home-arthritis for more details
May 13— 7th Annual Where to Turn Resource Fair will be held in Pittsburgh from 8–12:30pm. The theme for the networking and info rich event for social service professionals is “Be the Change you Want to See.” For information and to register, visit http://american-healthcare.net/where-to-turn-resource-fair
May 13 — Maintenance Matters! is being presented by IREM and PennDel AHMA in Philadelphia. This training is designed for the maintenance professional. Visit http://penndelahma.org/Maintenance_Matters/MM14-home.html
June 10-12— Penn State Greensburg will be offering a free seminar, Strengthening Families Program for Parents and Youth 10-14: Facilitator Training. Participants will receive SFP 10-14 certification. Contact Anne Lail at 724-837-1402 or AML21@psu.edu or visit http://extension.psu.edu
June 27— Office of Mental Health & Substance Abuse and Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic are sponsoring the 20th Case Management Conference. This year’s theme is “Poverty and Mental Illness—Can the Connection be Broken?” Visit http://www.wpic.pitt.edu/oerp/conferences for info or to register
September 19-20 — Sexuality, Intimacy & Aging Conference, Widener University, Chester. Details and registration at https://www.eventbrite.com
SCHOLARSHIP TO STUDENTS OF AHMA PROPERTIES
The National Affordable Housing Management Association (NAHMA) Educational Foundation is offering a scholarship to students living at an AHMA property. Deadline to submit applications is May 30, 2014. Application and guideline can be found at http://nahma.indatus.com/application/
ARE YOU A SINGLE MOTHER WITH A DREAM OF OWNING A HOME..?
Mortgages For Mothers, a program offered by Dollar Bank is holding a Free Home Buying Workshop for single mothers who dream of owning their own home. Child Care will be available. May 12, 2014 / Call 412.242.2700
A new report from the Center for Outcomes Research & Education Providence Health & Services, details how getting into stable housing resulted in a significant reduction in total health care costs. View the report here
MIND YOUR HEALTH.
The theme of 2014 Mental Health Month is “Mind your Health”. The goal is to build recognition about the importance of mental health to overall health and wellness. http://www.mentalhealthamerica.net/may
Resources for Seniors
This year’s theme for Older American’s Month is “Safe Today. Healthy Tomorrow.” The theme focuses on injury prevention and safety to encourage older adults to remain active and independent for as long as possible. Contact your local Area Agency on Aging office by visiting www.acl.gov to find opportunities to support older Americans.
Ursuline Money Management Program, supported by the Allegheny Co. Area on Aging. Trained volunteers meet one-on-one with seniors to help manage their finances and complete tasks such as balancing a checkbook and paying bills. To find out eligibility, call 412-224-4700
PA Women Veterans
Pennsylvania female service members and veterans of all military branches and components are invited to attend the PA Women Veterans Symposium slated for June 6-8, 2014, at the Wyndham Grand Hotel, Pittsburgh. To register visit http://www.portal.state.pa.us/1702
Department of Veterans Affairs Grants for Transportation of Veterans in Highly Rural Areas (HRTG) Program, application deadline May 27, 2014. Provides grants to assist veterans in rural areas travel to VA medical centers and to other VA and non-VA facilities. Details at http://www.grants.gov and search for grant using CFDA Number 64.035
Financial Help for Veterans: For more information on financial assistance available to Veterans and their families visit: www.familyofavet.com/financials
THANKs TO THE COURTESY OF PHFA’s Housing Services Conferences and Events