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  1. LGBTQ+ Pride Month and Resources

    JSSA is strongly supportive of diversity, equality, and inclusiveness of all people —…
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  2. JSSA Launches First TV Ad Campaign

    We are thrilled to announce the launch of our first TV campaign for our hospice program. The…
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  3. Women’s History Month Pioneers

    In honor of Women’s History Month, JSSA will be sharing stories of trailblazing women…
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  4. Deborah Peeples Joins JSSA as Chief Development & External Affairs Officer

    We are pleased to introduce Deborah Peeples as JSSA’s new chief development and external…
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    Deborah Peeples joins JSSA in Rockville, MD
  5. Questions to Ask When Choosing a Preschool

    Yes, it’s only February, but parents of preschoolers are already thinking about…
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    Questions to Ask When Choosing a Preschool
  6. JSSA Mental Health Clinician: Talk to Your Kids About Depression and Suicide

    Following the suicides at the end of last year of two local teens, Heidi Cohen, LCSW-C,…
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    Why parents need to talk to their kids about depression and suicide
  7. JSSA Receives $10,000 to Help Holocaust Survivors

    Earlier this month, JSSA received its second $10,000 grant from the Family & Nursing Care…
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    Grant allows Premier Homecare to help Holocaust survivors by providing in-home care
  8. Listen: JSSA Hospice Social Worker on Palliative Care Chat Podcast

    JSSA Hospice social worker Arlen Grad Gaines was a recent guest on the University of…
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    JSSA social worker Arlen Grad Gaines on Palliative Care Chat podcast
  9. Celebrate Generosity with JSSA and #GivingTuesday

    JSSA is joining the #GivingTuesday movement. Our #GivingTuesday fundraising goal this year is…
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    JSSA joins #GivingTuesday to raise money for Give-a-Gift campaign
  10. Maryland Works, Inc. Names JSSA “Provider of the Year”

    JSSA’s Specialized Employment Services will receive the “Provider of the…
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