Fire Safety

By Wayne Johnson, Coordinator of Client Services, Salinas Batteries Do you keep batteries lose in drawers or have a bag of batteries to take to the recycler?  A 9-volt battery coming in contact with a metal object, even steel wool, creates a lot of heat in seconds.  When you close the drawer, they can come […]

DHHSC’s 35th Anniversary

By Krystal Rios-Harris, Client Services Specialist, Salinas Hard to believe DHHSC is celebrating 35 years of service in 2019!  To keep our doors open, it is very important for staff to continue providing quality services to clients through each of our four offices: Fresno Headquarters, South Valley Outreach in Visalia, Merced Outreach, and Central Coast […]

Different Pathways

By Lisa Painter, Literacy Specialist Names have been changed in the dialogue below, and no private details are included. “I want to go to school to better myself,” said Alice. “That is wonderful!” her friend Clark. “But I can’t”, said Alice. “Why’s that? I think it’s wonderful you want to go back to school.” “My […]