NEW PATHS - National Chapter
What's in it for Me?
Interested in what NEW PATHS can do for you? Or why should you consider joining NEW PATHS as a member? Take a look here to find out!
NEW PATHS 101
Describes the history of NEW PATHS, it's purpose, and a introduction into the association.
NEW PATHS By-laws
Interested in understanding the in's and out's of NEW PATHS? Or are you interested in starting your own local chapter where you live? These by-laws will come in handy.
NEW PATHS Sponsorship Packet
This packet is given to potential sponsors to fill out with a variety of donation options.
NEW PATHS Chapter Handbook
Interested in starting your own chapter? The purpose of this handbook is to provide potential local/state chapters with the procedural standards, as well as the election process, committee information, and all other information to get you started and successful.
Nomination and Resume for NEW PATHS Board of Directors
Are you interested in joining the National NEW PATHS Board of Directors? Click the link above for more information.
In this document, you will find those from the Board of Directors who have been assigned to local and state chapters as a liaison. Liaisons reach out to their assigned regions to discuss upcoming events, reports, new registrations, etc. with local and state chapters.
Membership Retention Information
Here, you will find information on ways to keep your members informed, energetic, and responsible. With an important emphasis on professionalism, respect, determination, and excellence, NEW PATHS members have been known to go far and beyond in the help they give to others in the industry.
Call for Presenters - 2020
Have a great idea for a workshop? Are you interested in presenting your topic to professionals all throughout the United States and don't know where to start? Whether you're a professional trainer or would like to gain training experience, sign up to be a presenter with NEW PATHS!
Prior Conference Locations
A glimpse of the past NEW PATHS conference locations and year that conference was held.
Prior Conference Workshop Information
Wanted to get more information about last year's NEW PATHS conference workshops, but you've forgotten the name of the presenter? Or did you want to know more about the topics presented a few years back? Have no fear, just click here!
Horace Mann Insurance Policy
NEW has a group Life Insurance Policy with Horace Mann and as a member of our organization, each NEW member has $1,000.00 coverage, effective with NEW's next premium payment.
Note: Horace Mann Life Insurance coverage ends at age 70. Please let your chapter know your month and year of birth to ensure accurate bookkeeping. You may also notify the national office directly by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Horace Mann - Change of Beneficiary Form
If you are already a NEW member and are enrolled in the Horace Mann Life Insurance Policy, use this form to change the beneficiary in your policy.
NEW PATHS - Local and State Chapters
Quite often, our local and state chapters are recognized for their ongoing contributions they deliver to their local communities if not the entire nation. Their dedication and commitments continue to shine and if you follow the link above, you will find examples of those tokens of appreciation that are given as thanks for their efforts.
NEW PATHS - California State Chapter
The California State Chapter of NEW was established in Fresno on June 10, 1989, by twenty-one national members from nine California counties. Click the link above to find out more about this chapter and how you can join!
North Dakota Eligibility Worker Association
The goals of the North Dakota Eligibility Worker Association are to address the needs of the eligibility worker, to improve the members' knowledge and skills by providing information, training, and a network of services and support systems. To find out more about this chapter, click on the link above!
Jerry Friedman Scholarship Fund
The Jerry Friedman Scholarship Fund allows those conference attendees who have paid their own way for the conference the ability to submit their name into a drawing to get reimbursed for their registration. The amount of reimbursement varies from year to year based on funding. Those expecting to be reimbursed by their agency, employment, or chapter are not eligible. An attendee who has paid their own registration fee is allowed to apply for both scholarships (the Jerry Friedman and the Deb Formo), but if the same winner is chosen twice, another name will be pulled as the registration fee is only paid once per person, not twice.
Deb Formo Scholarship Fund
The Deb Formo Scholarship Fund allows those conference attendees who have paid their own way for the conference the ability to submit their name into a drawing to get reimbursed for their registration. The amount of reimbursement varies from year to year based on funding. Those expecting to be reimbursed by their agency, employment, or chapter are not eligible. An attendee who has paid their own registration fee is allowed to apply for both scholarships (the Jerry Friedman and the Deb Formo), but if the same winner is chosen twice, another name will be pulled as the registration fee is only paid once per person, not twice.
Community Organizations and State/Federal Links
The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Map
This SNAP map is provided by BenefitsCheckUp.org from the National Council on Aging. It gives information about SNAP in each state with downloadable applications and information.
American Public Human Services Association (APHSA)
APHSA is a nonprofit membership organization representing state and local human service agencies all over the United States. They provide conferences which include valuable information such as in professional development through workshops.
This government website provides a wealth of information regarding current and upcoming federal regulations, laws, and policies. It not only includes information about Medicare for instance, but also other important regulations such as education, banking, housing, and many others.
Alaska Staff Development & Training
This link will take you to the online Staff Training portal belonging to the state of Alaska where staff may access various training material as well as register online for training, submit a training request, or launch a web-based training.
Administration for Family and Children
The Administration for Children and Families (ACF) is a division of the Department of Health & Human Services. They promote the economic and social well-being of families, children, individuals and communities with partnerships, funding, guidance, training and technical assistance.
Center for Law and Social Policy
The Center for Law and Social Policy (CLASP) is a national, nonpartisan, anti-poverty organization advancing policy solutions that work for low-income people. CLASP advocates for public policies and programs at the federal, state, and local levels that reduce poverty, improve the lives of poor people, and create ladders to economic security for all.
National Child Support Enforcement Association (NCSEA)
NCSEA serves child support professionals, agencies, and strategic partners worldwide through professional development, communications, public awareness, and advocacy to enhance the financial, medical and emotional support that parents provide for their children.
National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV)
NCADV is the voice of victims and survivors. They are the catalyst for changing society to have zero tolerance for domestic violence. We do this by affecting public policy, increasing understanding of the impact of domestic violence, and providing programs and education that drive that change.
USDA - Food and Nutrition Service (FNS)
FNS works to end hunger and obesity through the administration of 15 federal nutrition assistance programs including WIC, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), and school meals.
Centers for Medicare and Medicare Services (CMS)
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, CMS, is part of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). The programs they administer include Medicare, Medicaid, the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), and the Health Insurance Marketplace.
UC Davis - The Center for Human Services
UC Davis Extension’s Center for Human Services does what no other organization can do. It combines the vast resources of the University of California with the nimble ability to support and respond to the changing needs of human service organizations.
National Council on Aging (NCOA)
A respected national leader and trusted partner to help people aged 60+ meet the challenges of aging. They partner with nonprofit organizations, government, and business to provide innovative community programs and services, online help, and advocacy.
Social Security Administration (SSA)
SSA delivers Social Security services that meet the changing needs of the public. They also have a presence in U.S. embassies around the globe. The rich diversity of their employees mirrors the diversity across America.
USAJOBS connects job seekers with federal employment opportunities across the United States and around the world. As the federal government’s official employment site, USAJOBS provides resources to help the right people find the right jobs.
Virginia Department of Social Services (VDSS) Training Activities
VDSS is one of the largest Commonwealth agencies, partnering with 120 local departments of social services, along with faith-based and non-profit organizations, to promote the well-being of children and families statewide.
Current and Past Speakers
Note: The speakers and/or organizations below are not affiliated with, maintained, authorized, endorsed, or sponsored by NEW PATHS (National Chapter) or any of its local chapters (state, county, or city). You must contact the speakers and/or organizations below or visit their websites to receive more information.