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 7/17/2020-Upcoming Community Hub in Siler City on July 21st, 10am to 12pmChatham Community Hub

 Chatham Community Hub SPA

 

7/15/2020-North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services Seeking Public Comment on Social Services Block Grant

RALEIGH — Public comment is sought on the proposed Social Services Block Grant Plan, which outlines how $74 million in federal Social Services Block Grant funds will be spent in North Carolina for the FY20-21 state fiscal year. The Social Services Block Grant is the major source of federal funding for several programs, including adoption, counseling, adult day care and foster care, protective services for adults, housing and residential treatment. Other uses may include child care for child welfare cases, community-based services for elderly and disabled adults, mental health services, transportation and other human services programs.

Due to COVID-19 safety concerns, the written plan will be available for review online, July 15 – 27, 2020, at the following websites:
• Online at https://www.ncdhhs.gov/divisions/social-services/public-notices
• Online at each county department of social services website: Click here to view the FY20-21 Social Services Block Grant Plan.

Comments on the report must be submitted in writing no later than July 27, 2020 by one of the
following methods:

Mail: Re: SSBG Plan Comments
Susan G. Osborne
Assistant Secretary for County Support
2420 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-2420
Email: ssbg.comments@dhhs.nc.gov
Fax: (919) 334-1052

Public Hearing: Also due to COVID-19, North Carolina DHHS will hold the public hearing via online webinar and conference call. Hearing for comments on the report will be held on July 27, 2020 at 1:00 PM EDT.

To participate in the online webinar, please register at:
https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/4294212339785134607

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.
Conference Call number: 919-662-4657