If your community is interested in hosting a Summer Night Lights event this summer, we are accepting applications now. Be a part of summer fun by engaging your community!
The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics is the world's largest organization of food and nutrition professionals. The Academy is committed to improving the nation's health and advancing the profession of dietetics through research, education, and advocacy. Tulare County HHSA’s Nutrition Education & Obesity Prevention program (NEOP) works along those same lines to implement healthy changes within Tulare County communities and provide nutrition and physical activity education to low-income residents by ....
Adult Protective Services is holding two fundraising opportunities in which monies are used to support our senior residents, with a special focus on elder abuse awareness. While only a few months away, June is World Elder Abuse Awareness Month. Those who are dedicated to serving and supporting one of our most vulnerable populations know assistance is needed year round.
Bringing our beloved pets to the vet to be spayed or neutered can be a difficult task for many pet owners. Some pet owners may view spaying or neutering as more harmful than beneficial for their furry companions, but the truth is that these procedures not only help our pets but the entire animal community.
From the perspective of the 32 programs under the nonprofit, Friends of Tulare County has been committed to supporting initiatives focused on serving our community. At the heart of it all is Friends of Tulare County – helping programs follow through with promised initiatives and outreach. Friends of Tulare County, to us, means compassion for people, passion for service, and love for our community. Thus, we chose a heart as an icon to portray the true meaning of Friends of Tulare County.
Victims of violent crime can incur major financial and emotional losses. If you or someone you know, has been a victim of crime, the Victim/Witness Assistance Division can help you with services.
Check out the special that aired back in September for Suicide Prevention Awareness Month and again this month. The special highlights various mental health resources available to our children and includes our very own Darcy Massey with Tulare County Mental Health and the Tulare County Suicide Prevention Task Force.
Tulare County Animal Services is introducing Adventure Paws, a new program where you can take one of the Tulare County Animal Shelter dogs out for the day and have your own adventure!
On December 18 from 1 to 4 p.m., you can join this online silent auction and speaker event to support suicide prevention in Tulare County. Sponsored annually by Kelly Fox and the Sayre family in memory of her father, Dick Sayre, all proceeds from the event will go to support the Tulare County Suicide Prevention Task Force.
On #GivingTuesday, the Child Welfare Services (CWS) General Fund received a $5,000 check from the G for Kids Foundation. Thank you to G for Kids Foundation and Groppetti Automotive for supporting our community youth.
November is National Diabetes Awareness Month, and it is important to recognize and bring attention to activities that can help manage or prevent diabetes. HHSA's NEOP program knows a thing or two about that!
On this #GivingTuesday (November 29), consider supporting our Friends of Tulare County, a non-profit striving to assist Tulare County’s underrepresented populations through charitable giving and grant funding. It accepts donations on behalf of the County that in turn provide financial support for a wide range of programs.
With the autumn season upon us and the holiday season fast approaching, everyone seems to get busier—and Tulare County HHSA’s programs are no exception! The Annual Stockings for Seniors Drive and Child Welfare Services (CWS) Toy Drive are already underway, as well as the Animal Services Wish List.
This holiday season is a paw-fect time for those who would like to support our Tulare County Animal Services! There are needs throughout the year, but helping our staff who care and support these wonderful, adoptable pets as well as those displaced by natural emergencies is so important.
The Annual Child Welfare Services (CWS) Toy Drive has kicked off! You can help CWS and Friends of Tulare County (FTC) ensure that every child and youth in Tulare County who receives the services of CWS and is not able to be in the family home this holiday season receives a gift.
Show a senior you care by donating to the Friends of Tulare County Stockings for Seniors Drive. Now underway, donated items such as beanies, gloves, lap blankets, scarves, warm socks, and other will help ensure homebound and isolated seniors are not forgotten this holiday season.
From responding to emergency needs to providing public education through variety of events each year, the Tulare County Fire Department provides prompt and caring service as it continues to grow with support from you!
Want to make a difference in the community and create a better future for our youth? Join the StepUp Youth Advisory Committee!
You’re invited to help Friends of Tulare County, in collaboration with Adult Protective Services, raise funds for World Elder Abuse Awareness. Treat yourself and your family to dinner from Blaze Pizza on September 28, 2022 (In-Restaurant, Blaze App, Online) and boost World Elder Abuse Awareness locally at the same time.
Over the last two years, the WIC program has undergone major changes to modernize its services. This modernization has enabled the program to enhance the services it provides to the community and find strategies that improve access and close equity gaps.