Wednesday, May 01, 2013
National Foster Care Month
Each May, National Foster Care Month provides an opportunity to shine a light on the experiences of the more than 400,000 children and youth in the foster care system throughout the country. The campaign raises awareness about the need for foster families. Visit theOCFS website or the Foster Care Month website for more information.
Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Weight Watchers Information and Registration Meeting
The Capital District Employee Assistance Program announces a Weight Watchers Information and Registration Session on 5/21/13 in Room 144 North Building, Rensselaer at 1:30pm. For the full details, please visit the EAP Webpage on the OCFS Intranet: http://ocfs.state.nyenet/admin/ohr/eap . Contact Holly Blaise, CEAP , Capital District EAP Coordinator 518-474-1155 for additional information.
Room 144 North, Home Office
Wednesday, May 22, 2013
2013 Vision Rehabilitation
& Employment Institute
Workshops will be held on job skills, employment trends, family engagement, interviewing and other related topics.
This event is offered in partnership by: The Region 2 Technical Assistance Continuing Education (TACE) and the New York State Office of Children & Family Services – Commission for the Blind and Visually Handicapped (CBVH).
For more information and registration, please contact:
Albany Hilton Albany, New York
Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Fourth Annual Foster Care Awareness Walk
Join us for the Fourth Annual Foster Care Awareness Walk!
Walk less than a mile to raise awareness of the thousands of children in foster care and the need for foster families. Kickoff begins at 5:15 followed by food, music and fun for the whole family.
This event is free and open to the public.
There will be food, music, raffles, face painting, clowns and games.
For more information please contact: Patricia Paul-Zimbler 447-7563
The Crossings of Colonie South Pavilion Ciccotti Center 580 Albany Shaker Road
Monday, June 03, 2013
Father Engagement Week
Fathers and male family members play an important role in the lives of their children, families, and Head Start and Early Head Start communities. To support program efforts to improve partnerships with fathers and the significant men in children’s lives, the Office of Head Start (OHS) will release new fatherhood resources June 3 – June 7. A new resource will be issued each day at 12 noon on the Early Childhood Learning and Knowledge Center (ECLKC) website.
Please be sure to register for the webinar on Tuesday, June 4, at 3 p.m. EDT.
Friday, June 14, 2013
World Elder Abuse Awareness Day