Women’s Issues

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The New Face of Homelessness

November is National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Month.

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The Marketplace is Open!

Open enrollment in the Marketplace runs through Feb. 15, 2015.

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Reviewing Home Visiting: A Look at Models for At-Risk Pregnant Women, Mothers, and Children across the Country and in Tribal Communities

Recent review of the home visting program found that three new models met the HHS criteria for evidence of effectiveness.

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Get Ready to Enroll in Marketplace Coverage

Starting Nov. 15, you’ll be able to apply and enroll in 2015 Marketplace coverage.

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Anne's I'm Covered Story

Insuring against the 'What-Ifs.'

William H. Bentley, Associate Commissioner, Family and Youth Services Bureau

Two Anniversaries, One Goal: Celebrating the Runaway & Homeless Youth and Family Violence Prevention & Services Acts

Associate Commissioner highlights goals of Runaway & Homeless Youth and Family Violence Prevention & Services Acts on historic anniversaries.

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Sil Lai’s Story

"I finally got out of the relationship after one too many trips to the emergency room."

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Jane's Story

Because the domestic violence shelter was there, my children and I are alive.

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Shana’s Story

"Most victims would say that you become the queen of appearance. You know how to smile regardless of what just happened and act like everything is fine.”

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Francesca’s Story

Domestic violence is not a family matter. It is everyone’s business.

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