Public Invited to Comment on Proposed Social Services Block Grant Plan | Eastern North Carolina Now | The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is seeking public comment on the proposed Social Services Block Grant Plan, which outlines how $77.1 million in federal Social Services Block Grant funds will be spent in North Carolina for the 2022-2023 state fiscal year.

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    RALEIGH     The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is seeking public comment on the proposed Social Services Block Grant Plan, which outlines how $77.1 million in federal Social Services Block Grant funds will be spent in North Carolina for the 2022-2023 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 individuals involved in child welfare cases, community-based services for adults who are elderly and/or have a disability, mental health services, transportation and other human services programs.

    The written plan will be available for review online at the following websites:

  • Online at www.ncdhhs.gov/divisions/social-services/public-notices
  • Online at each county department of social services website

    Comments on the report must be submitted in writing no later than Friday, Aug. 26, 2022, by one of the following methods:

    Mail: Re: SSBG Plan Comments

    Susan G. Osborne

    Assistant Secretary for Human Services

    2420 Mail Service Center

    Raleigh, NC 27699-2420

    Email: ssbg.comments@dhhs.nc.gov

    Fax: (919) 334-1018

    Public Hearing: NCDHHS will hold the public hearing via online webinar and conference call on Friday, Aug. 26 at noon. To participate in the online webinar, please register at https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/7923253838185292814.

    After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar. The email will also contain a conference line should attendees prefer to call into the public hearing.


  • NC Department of Health and Human Services
  • 2001 Mail Service Center
  • Raleigh, NC 27699-2001
  • Ph: (919) 855-4840
  • news@dhhs.nc.gov

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