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I visited the Family & Social Services Administration office on Summit in Crown Point. I have an adult daughter who has Down syndrome.
Those who opposed the adoption of a 1.5 percent income tax for Lake County residents just don’t get it.
For 27 years, Dave Sikes has been watching out for Lake County’s most vulnerable citizens. Fortunately for them, his vision comes from the heart.
When asked by The Times to look into our crystal ball and forecast the future of the region’s nonprofit sector, we can predict two things for sure: Today there are 3,000 nonprofit health and human service organizations in Northwest Indiana and that number is only certain to grow. Second, the…
A movement spreading across Illinois is creating a health care revolution for refugees from countries including Burma, Bhutan and Iraq.
Marion Superior Court Judge David Dreyer's ruling in the welfare privatization case isn't the final word, but it's one for the textbooks.
I want to share my views regarding recent news coverage recounting various cases of child abuse and deaths across Indiana. The first thing I want to say to the families and friends of children who have been victims of domestic violence and child abuse: I'm so sorry.
One legal eagle who knows about the problems faced by those who need public assistance says reception to the hybrid welfare eligibility system in Indiana is "cautiously optimistic."
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. | Quick cash from a proposed gaming expansion in Illinois is anything but a sure bet, according to legislators, lobbyists and history.
SPRINGFIELD | Although the state isn't contributing any money, officials are moving forward with a plan aimed at offering Illinoisans access to a statewide crisis information hot line.
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