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.
Join us at Chipotle on August 10! You’re invited to help Friends of Tulare County in collaboration with Adult Protective Services raise funds for World Elder Abuse—a worthy cause for a global social issue that affects the health and human rights of millions of older persons around the world.
On July 16, 2022, we in Tulare County will join the rest of the United States in beginning to use the 988 dialing code. 988 will be the new three-digit number for calls (multiple languages), text, or chat (English only) that connects people to the existing National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, where compassionate, accessible care and support are available for anyone experiencing mental health-related distress.
On April 19, 2022, a Community Resource Fair Celebrating Earth Day at Ledbetter Park in Orosi was attended by more than 600 community members. The event was a huge success, made possible by numerous partners, including County departments, the Cutler-Orosi Joint Unified School District, Family Healthcare Network, CSET, and Starbucks. Additionally, more than 50 organizations had booths with information and resources.
Tulare County HHSA’s Adult Services Division recently received a grant through the Suicide Prevention Task Force to purchase 93 iPads for local seniors who have been disconnected from loved ones and the community due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
It was a star-studded affair at tonight’s Step Up Youth Challenge Red Carpet Awards held at the Visalia Fox Theatre. Tulare County middle and high school teams completed in the challenge by creating impactful projects to serve their schools and communities.
Did you know? You’re invited to help HHSA’s Child Welfare Services raise funds for a worthy cause, and they are making it really easy to participate! Everybody’s got to eat, right? So why not treat yourself and your family to dinner from Tahoe Joe’s on April 20 (dine in or take out), and boost the CWS programs at the same time? Tickets are available now for purchase!
Many youths on probation have difficulties at home, struggle in school, and need mental health services, all while navigating influential peers who may not have their best interests in mind. The Readiness for Employment through Sustainable Education and Training (RESET) program helps youth take the first step toward preparing for and then finding entry-level jobs in our community.
Tulare County Animal Services has a new building dedicated to performing surgeries, including spay/neuter services. While the clinic will not officially be opening for a few more weeks due to the current COVID situation, they have been conducting a soft opening and will be opening to the public soon.
The Veterans Services Office (VSO) is dedicated to serving Tulare County veterans and their families. Many veterans are unaware of the services and benefits they could be receiving, and others need help to understand the paperwork required to file claims. The VSO can make the process of obtaining benefits easier.