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Money Minders Featured on WJCT

LSS team member Melody Perry was delighted to talk to WJCT’s Melissa Ross on First Coast Connect recently about the Money Minders program. Click here to listen! Money Minders is a service ...

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Veteran, Refugee, Case Worker

Ayad Shamsaldin put his life on the line as an interpreter and soldier in Iraq fighting for the United States. He is now living in the U.S. helping refugees like ...

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Local Car Wash Hosts Holiday Fundraiser for LSS

Most of us don’t need another reason to get a car wash… it’s one of those things always on our to-do lists, right? This December, though, two local business owners ...

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New HIV Clinic to Open Onsite at LSS

You may have seen AIDS Care & Education director Heather Vaughan on the news a lot lately. It’s because LSS has exciting news to share–the opening of an HIV clinic ...

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What Would You Do?

No money. No connections. No ability to communicate with those around you. Your children are hungry. You fear for their safety. What would you do? These are the questions that ...

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Different Path, Same Destination

Today’s guest blogger is Natalie Holland, a student at University of North Florida who is interning with LSS this semester. Natalie is pictured, above left, with the children of the ...

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Getting Back Her Life’s Purpose

Guest Blog by Cathy Heffernan, LSS employment specialist For us employment specialists, it is never easy to place someone with professional training and experience in labor-type jobs because they are ...

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“She Wished for a Chance to be a Successful Family…”

Mu Dah and her husband Pah Kyar spent nine years living in three different refugee camps in Thailand with their children. Finally, in 2011, they got the news they had been ...

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Refugee Students in the News

Local media outlets continue to highlight the hard work and successes of our refugee students. Junior Wude, a refugee from Uganda and a brand new graduate of Englewood High School, was ...

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