Remembering the Common Good in Times of Financial Crisis

Remembering the Common Good in Times of Financial Crisis

Adapted from a policy statement adopted  November 12, 2002 By North Carolina Council of Churches   Proposed budget cuts have seemed most  inhumane in programs to help people with mental illness, developmental disabilities, and substance abuse problems. They have also impacted education, environmental protection, health care, abused children, and, in fact, virtually the whole spectrum(…)

School Based Mental Health  Work Group

School Based Mental Health Work Group

Dare County  Community Collaborative New Collaborative Initiative School Based Mental Health Work Group   Next Meeting: DATE: Monday, April 3, 2017 TIME: 2:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. LOCATION: Dare County Administration Building Room 168 954 Marshall C. Collins Drive Manteo, NC 27954     Click here for the minutes of the March 6 Work Group(…)

COMMUNITY COLLABORATIVE NEWS

COMMUNITY COLLABORATIVE NEWS

031017-Dare-Community-CollaborativeCOMMUNITY COLLABORATIVE NEWS 1. NEW: Psychiatric Care for Children and Youth in Dare County: Representatives from the Community Collaborative, The Outer Banks Hospital, Trillium Health Resources, and Vidant Behavioral Health met with Dr. Sy Saeed, Chair of the Department of Psychiatry in the ECU Brody School of Medicine on in January. Plans are continuing to(…)

North Carolina Senior Tar Heel Legislature Updates

North Carolina Senior Tar Heel Legislature Updates

The North Carolina Senior Tar Heel Legislature (NCSTHL) held its first meeting of 2017 on March 14 and 15. The focus, as it is every odd numbered year, was advocating for older adults with elected officials at the NC General Assembly. The priorities that were selected previously are the primary method of conveying to the(…)

The Older Americans Act: How It Serves Seniors Today

The Older Americans Act: How It Serves Seniors Today

The Older Americans Act: How It Serves Seniors Today Last Updated Mar. 23rd, 2017 by Amara Rose Most of human history, “aging” wasn’t a hot topic. In the Iron and Bronze Ages, people didn’t live past their twenties. By 1900, the average lifespan was still under 50 years in the United States. We worked, raised(…)

Informed Effective Parents April 4

Informed Effective Parents April 4

Informed Effective Parents A free workshop for parents and families of children with disabilities and special needs. Tuesday, April 4, 6pm-8pm Registration: Children & Youth Partnership for Dare County, 441-0614 Location: YMCA, Nags Head Child care available upon request. Free workshop offered to parents and families of children with disabilities and special needs. “Informed Effective(…)

“Lessons on Living” April 6

“Lessons on Living” April 6

 “Lessons on Living” – It always seems too early until it’s too late. occurs on Thursday, April 6, 2017 at 5:30pm to 7:30pm Personal stories have the power to transform. Love, loss and the cycle of life are the ties that bind us. Please join us for a deeply personal and moving conversation about how(…)

College of The Albemarle’s (COA) “Arts Week” April 3 – 7

College of The Albemarle’s (COA) “Arts Week” April 3 – 7

College of The Albemarle’s (COA) “Arts Week” will be held from Monday, April 3 through Friday, April 7 at various locations on the Elizabeth City Campus. Join us!   Monday, April 3   The Logic of Zincir: The Traditional 2 – 3:30 p.m. • C201 • Seat Limit 18 • Julia Townsend, COA Art Instructor(…)

Dare County High Schools Annual Art Show

Dare County High Schools Annual Art Show

The Dare County High Schools Annual Art Show will open in the Event Room at Roanoke Island Festival Park on Friday, March 24, with an opening reception from 5- 8 p.m. The exhibit will run March 24- to April 20 (Monday- Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.) and will feature the works of Manteo High(…)