Office Realism

Every show about workers may need a reality check. Today in the office: + discussions about who took dance as a child and practicing dance moves in the bathroom mirror +people who use the elevator railing as a ballet bar. + can someone take Marco to the Big and Tall shop for shirts +the dudeContinue reading “Office Realism”

Are Homeless People Citizens ? Will the Sheriff’s Department Care About the Answer?

#voteLASheriff @OlmstedInstead @tanakalasheriff @vinceforsheriff @BurbankPD

Today in the GAIN office has been good

So far, so good. Today has brought in a steady stream of clients reporting earnings and brandishing paychecks. Also at my desk I had a young man come in just to ask if he could continue to volunteer at the location he used to do Community Service for GAIN at; even though it isn’t aContinue reading “Today in the GAIN office has been good”

Halloween Haunted House – Boo! Not Boo-Hoo!

#fb  Family Service Agency of Burbank will benefit from the Haunted House at 907 N California Street in Burbank Family Service Agency of Burbank is a 501(C)3 organization that was established in 1953 to help strengthen our community’s families by providing low-cost-no-cost professional clinical and psycho-educational services to the families of Burbank and our neighboringContinue reading “Halloween Haunted House – Boo! Not Boo-Hoo!”

Public Transportation in East San Fernando Valley

Glendale Bee line and @burbankbus   As a social worker, I am always giving out the bus routes and encouraging public transportation. (although sometimes I call  MTA  “name that smell”)  The SFV has at least two really great city run public transportation programs. The Bee Line  and The burbank bus. the Glendale Bee Line is anContinue reading “Public Transportation in East San Fernando Valley”

Un-Dress for Success

Did I get your attention?  Now give me your clothes…just your office attire, actually. Cash Aid through Welfare/CalWORKS is not much money, and certainly not enough for responsible women to indulge in basic beauty items or interview clothing. Help them Dress for Success and earn enough money to leave “the system” For the next month,Continue reading “Un-Dress for Success”

Half time at the SOUPer Bowl

TEAM PATH has been delivered. Well, most of it has, 197 + 164 + 73 =434, and the Glendale MAXIMUS  satellite office contribution has not been counted yet. I was worried. Worried that no one would buy into my food drive idea. I had nightmares of walking in with 1 box of cans and anContinue reading “Half time at the SOUPer Bowl”

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