Eureka, Ca., (KIEM)- “I would not be here in front of you today if it wasn’t for a social worker, who gave me hope when I felt hopeless.” A community member stands before the Humboldt County Board of Supervisors Tuesday in support of this morning’s proclamation.
Today, the board officially proclaims March “Social Worker Appreciation Month” in Humboldt County. A move to support the people who serve many of the community’s most vulnerable members. There are more than 650,000 social workers nation wide.
“Social Wokers: Leaders, advocates, champions.” Is the official theme of Social Work month according to the National Association of Social Workers.
Several social workers with Child Welfare Services in Humboldt County appeared in the supervisor’s chambers to accept today’s proclamation. To learn more about what they do visit: https://humboldtgov.org/497/Child-Welfare-Services