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Online Public Hearing Scheduled for Social Services Block Grant Application

Monday, July 27, 2020 | 09:45am

WHAT:                 A public hearing to offer comments on Tennessee’s Social Services Block Grant (SSBG) application has                                         been scheduled for August 10, 2020. The SSBG plan can be found on the DHS website.

WHEN:                 10:30 A.M. (CDT)
                               Monday August 10, 2020

WHERE:               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 4440

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.  

Learn more about the Tennessee Department of Human Services.   

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