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Posted on: October 7, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Invitation to Comment on Proposed Social Services Block Grant Plan

Invitation to Comment on Proposed Social Services Block Grant Plan

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 $76 million infederal Social Services Block Grant funds will be spent in North Carolina for the 2021-2022
state fiscal year. The Social Services Block Grant is the major source of federal funding forseveral programs, including adoption, counseling, adult day care and foster care, protective
services for adults, housing and residential treatment. Other uses may include child care forindividuals involved in child welfare cases, community-based services for adults who are
elderly and/or have a disability, mental health services, transportation and other humanservices programs.

Due to COVID-19 safety concerns, the written plan will be available for review online at thefollowing websites:

Comments on the report must be submitted in writing no later than Monday, October 18, 2021 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) 334-1018

Public Hearing:  Also due to COVID-19, NCDHHS will hold the public hearing via online
webinar and conference call. Hearing for comments on the report will be held on Monday, Oct.18, 2021 at 1 p.m. To participate in the online webinar, please register athttps://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/5586009869365717262.

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 thepublic hearing.

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