Public Invited to Comment on Proposed Social Services Block Grant Plan | Beaufort County Now | 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 in the coming state fiscal year. | department of health and human services, dhhs, public comment, social services block grant plan, june 3, 2019

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Public Invited to Comment on Proposed Social Services Block Grant Plan

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    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 in the coming 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.

    The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services will hold a public hearing for comments on the report June 17, from 10 a.m. - noon at the Division of Social Services, 820 S. Boylan Ave., McBryde Building, 1st Floor Conference Room 151, Dorothea Dix Campus, Raleigh.

    The written plan will be available for review June 3-17, 2019 at the following locations:

    Comments on the report must be submitted in writing at no later than June 17, 2019 by one of the following methods:

  • Mail: Re: SSBG Plan Comments
    • Michael Becketts, Senior Director for Policy and Planning
    • 2420 Mail Service Center
    • Raleigh, NC 27699-2420
  • Email: ssbg.comments@dhhs.nc.gov
  • Fax: (919) 334-1052
  • At the public hearing


      NC Department of Health and Human Services

  • 2001 Mail Service Center
  • Raleigh, NC 27699-2001
  • news@dhhs.nc.gov(919) 855-4840



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