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Resources by Topic: Self-sufficiency

Offering Help and Hope to Rural Homeless in Colorado
Describes how the La Puente Home, in Alamosa, Colorado, works to combat homelessness and conditions of insufficient housing in the surrounding rural region.
Author(s): Candi Helseth
Citation: Rural Monitor
Date: 2010
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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Case Study: Hospital's School-to-Work Program Aids Young Adults with Disabilities
Presents results from a Project SEARCH program, carried out by York General Health Care Services, located in York, Nebraska, and several other local partners. Shares approaches, key steps, and lessons learned from York General's work with community stakeholders to prepare and transition young adults with disabilities into the healthcare workforce.
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Bryan Health
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Health Equity Change Makers: Kiki's Story
Describes the work of the Chuuk Women's Council founded in Chuuk in the Federated States of Micronesia. This organization's primary focus is to support education for all children regardless of gender, and to support the advancement of women who have not completed school. The council also provides information about prevention of chronic and non-communicable diseases and supports legislation that protects women and girls from domestic violence.
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Minority Health
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