This includes 242 community care
grants, at an average of PS887, and 344 crisis grants, averaging PS74 each.
Since 2011, Delta Dental Community Care
Foundation has awarded nearly USD39m in funding and support to increase access to quality dental care, oral health education, and advance scientific research across the company's 15-state service area and the District of Columbia.
In the first quarter of this year, residents in North Lanarkshire received a total of PS386,797 in community care
grants, with recipients being awarded an average PS743.
Crisis grants help those on low incomes who have been impacted by disaster or emergencies, such as fires, floods or having had money stolen; while community care
grants are to help people set up home and stay in the community and to help with one-off items such as appliances or carpets, in the event of exceptional pressures.
The VA has long asked for these provisions since putting forth its community care
consolidation plan in October 2015.
Applications for community care
grants fell four per cent in the same period, with 15,600 applications received.
"Although there were some improvements to the care people received, we remained particularly concerned that the service delivered was the one that suited Community Care
Direct, rather than the people using the service.
"The local authority uses the community care
assessment to decide whether a person needs a community care
service and, if they do, whether it can be provided by the local authority.
The law also requires a GP referral for counselling, which is not necessary under the HAA card scheme A spokesperson said: "We are very concerned about the health and community care
needs of Magdalene survivors who live abroad.
The year 2013 was a great one for Community Care
Center of Crockett yet the facility anticipates an even better year in 2014.
The UK coalition government is planning to devolve the fund, divided into crisis loans and community care
grants, to the Welsh and Scottish governments and English local authorities next year.
The Alliance has nominated 'community care
, health and support' as its key theme, with the issues of strong aged care and mental health support two areas of particular concern for its members.