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Helping Refugees Get to Work

Within the last five years, Jacksonville has become home to almost 6,000 refugees, representing almost 50 different countries. These new U.S. residents are required to attain employment within 90 days, ...

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Meeting the Client at Their Level

Guest Blog by Charlene Arnold, Ryan White Medical Case Manager (AIDS Care & Education program) Medical case management is a job I take very seriously. Ensuring access to HIV care ...

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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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