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Online Public Hearing Scheduled for Social Services Block Grant Application

August 10, 2020

Event

August 10, 2020

10:30 am CDT


Location

Online WebEx

A public hearing to offer comments on Tennessee’s Social Services Block Grant (SSBG) application. The SSBG plan can be found on the DHS website.

Online through WebEx
 Meeting number (access code): 161 754 4440
Meeting password: fwBnvKpg232

By phone
+1-415-655-0003
Meeting number: 161 754 4440

Video system or application
Dial 1617544440@tngov.webex.com
Or dial 173.243.2.68 and enter meeting number: 161 754 444

SSBG is 100 percent federally funded through a grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.  The program is available in all 95 Tennessee counties and administered through contracts with a network of nonprofit and government agencies provides funding for eligible citizens for various programs, including adult daycare and homemaker services.  Services are limited to low-income elderly and disabled adults.

Individuals must apply for the program through their local agency.  Contact information is available here. Public Comments can additionally be submitted through August 16, 2020 via email to Mamawah.L.Hill@tn.gov or by phone at 615-532-1605.