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TI-1800.1500-180 Diaper Donation Programs Diaper banks and other organizations that collect unused diapers and distribute them to local agencies (often food banks) that provide services for families in need. Their objectives are to provide a consistent supply of diapers and wipes to ensure that families living in poverty have an adequate supply for their infants and toddlers; to raise community awareness that "basic human needs" include diapers and that these needs are not being met for children living in poverty; and to advocate for policy reform so that diapers are included in the definition of and provision for the "basic human needs" of families. See also Diapers (BM-6500.1500-150). = Diaper Banks NEW 03/06/19
TJ-4400.8100-180 Disability Related Libraries Reactivate for Canada. CANADIAN DEFINITION: Special libraries that maintain materials with accurate and up-to-date information on the spectrum of disabilities, disability issues and services for people with disabilities, their families, and other concerned individuals. Depending on the community being served, the libraries may include related medical, health, and mental health information and information on legal rights, accommodations and employment opportunities. Disability related libraries may be operated by government, educational institutions, hospitals or other health care providers, or nonprofit societies, and may be comprehensive or specialize in particular areas such as physical, sensory, developmental, cognitive, mental or emotional impairments, illnesses or injuries. = Disability Related Library Facilities NOTE: Canadian only. CHANGE 03/06/19
YF-8000.1800-140 Cannabis Use Disorder A disorder that is characterized by compulsive use of marijuana, hashish or other cannabis products which can cause sensory distortions, increased appetite, lack of coordination, impaired short-term memory, and increased heart rate; and, with long-term use of large doses, vivid hallucinations and psychosis. The drug may be smoked, inhaled using a vaporizer or consumed in an edible form. CHANGE 03/06/19
TI-1800.1500-100 Baby Clothing/Diaper Donation Programs Change to "Baby Clothing Donation Programs". Remove "Baby Clothing Donation Programs", "Diaper Donation Programs" and "Diaper Donations" as use references. CHANGE 03/06/19
TJ-4400.8100-053 Alternate Format Libraries Add "See also Captioned Film Collections (TJ-4500.4500-120), Captioned Video/DVD Collections (TJ-4500.4500-150), Described Video/DVD/Film Collections (TJ-4500.4500-180)." CHANGE 03/06/19
TB-0700.2100-330 Individual Development Accounts U.S. DEFINITION: Organizations that provide access to an asset building tool that is designed to enable low-income families to save towards a targeted amount, usually used for building assets in the form of home ownership, post-secondary education and small business ownership. States are authorized by the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996 to create community-based IDA programs with TANF block grant funds, and to disregard all money saved in IDAs when determining eligibility for means tested government assistance. Although the program requirements vary from state to state, most are offered through a collaboration of organizations in a community including nonprofit organizations which recruit participants and provide financial planning services, banks or credit unions which provide matching funds (usually one or two dollars for every dollar saved), and foundations, state or federal government which provide financial support for the matching funds. The latter are also known as "matched savings accounts". CANADIAN DEFINITION: Organizations that provide access to an asset building tool that is designed to enable low-income families to save towards a targeted amount, usually used for building assets in the form of home ownership, post-secondary education and small business ownership. Although the program requirements vary, most are offered through a collaboration of organizations in a community including nonprofit organizations which recruit participants and provide financial planning services, banks or credit unions which provide matching funds (usually one or two dollars for every dollar saved), and foundations, provincial or federal government which provide financial support for the matching funds. The latter are also known as "matched savings accounts". = Matched Savings Accounts = Matched Savings Programs CHANGE 03/05/19
RF-8390 Text Based Counseling Services U.S. DEFINITION: Programs that offer text-based services that allow people who are troubled to share their concerns with a counselor or trained volunteer who can help them cope with a traumatic experience or other type of crisis, a difficult relationship or make adjustments that are required in their particular stage in life. Text based services are particularly suitable for people who are concerned about confidentiality and anonymity and are frequently used by troubled teens who are coping with school pressures, breakups, bullying and the stress that comes with trying to fit in. CANADIAN DEFINITION: Programs that offer text-based services that allow people who are troubled to share their concerns with a counsellor or trained volunteer who can help them cope with a traumatic experience or other type of crisis, a difficult relationship or make adjustments that are required in their particular stage in life. Text based services are particularly suitable for people who are concerned about confidentiality and anonymity and are frequently used by troubled teens who are coping with school pressures, breakups, bullying and the stress that comes with trying to fit in. See also Internet Based Counseling Services (RF-3400). = Crisis Text Lines = Crisis Text Services = Text Based Crisis Services = Text Crisis Services = Text Message Therapy = Text Oriented Counseling Services = Text Oriented Counselling Services NEW 03/05/19
FT-1010.1700-450 Live In Caregiver Immigration Programs CANADIAN DEFINITION: Programs that assist in filing applications by professional caregivers who want to work in Canada. Caregivers are individuals who are qualified to work without supervision in a private household providing care for children, elderly persons or people who have disabilities. The live-in caregiver must live in the employer's home. After working two years as a live-in caregiver, an application can be made from their home country to become a permanent resident in Canada. In February, 2019, the federal government announced new programs that will provide flexible work permits, the accompaniment of the caregiver's family to Canada, and easier paths to permanent residency. NOTE: Canadian only. CHANGE 03/04/19
YL-3500.3015 Furloughed Workers Workers, particularly governmental or institutional employees such as soldiers and civil servants, who are on mandatory temporary leave from their jobs without pay. Some furloughs are planned due to seasonal downturns in business. For example, some businesses in tourist destinations that are busy during only certain times of the year may shut down altogether during their off seasons. Not all furloughs are regularly scheduled events, however. Sometimes, economic factors or other extreme situations specific to a company or a governmental entity might force a temporary slow down of activity or a complete shut down of operations. See also Laid Off Workers (YL-3500.4000), Lay Off Survivors (YL-3500.4500). = Furloughed Employees NOTE: U.S. only. NEW 02/28/19
TA-8500.5900 Pantomime Productions Programs that offer theatrical productions designed primarily as family entertainment in which performers express themselves without speaking using physical comedy, topical jokes and fairy tale plots, often to the accompaniment of music. CHANGE 02/28/19

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