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Public Hearings Scheduled For The State's Proposed Child Care And Development Fund Plan

Wednesday, May 22, 2013 | 12:26pm

WHAT: The Tennessee Department of Human Services will conduct three (3) public hearings to receive comments on the state’s proposed Child Care and Development Fund plan to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families for funding the Fiscal Year 2014-2015.

The Child Care and Development Fund provides funding to state programs that offer assistance to low-income families through subsidized child care, activities and services to improve the quality and availability of child care, and the regulation of child care agencies throughout the state.  Services are provided either directly by the state or through contracts with local governments and non-profit agencies.

WHEN:                 Tuesday, June 11, 2013 at three regional locations (please note time zones):

              6:30-7:30 p.m. (CST)                        6:30-7:30 p.m. (CST)                        6:30-7:30 p.m. (EST)

WHERE:               Citizens Plaza Building                    Southwest Community                     UT College of Social

                                2nd Floor, Cumberland                  College                                                Work                                                                                     River Board Room                           Nabors Auditorium                           Conference Rm. 304

                                400 Deaderick Street                      5983 Macon Cove                              600 Henley Street                                                            Nashville, TN 37243                        Memphis, TN 38132                         Knoxville, TN 37996                        

HEARING

OFFICER:              Nicole Armstrong                             Telesa Taylor                                     Paul Helton

 

MORE:  Information concerning the hearings, or requests for copies of the proposed plan, should be addressed to Joyce Turner, Interim Director of Child Care Services, or David Shirk, Coordinator II, Tennessee Department of Human Services, 400 Deaderick Street, 9th Floor, Nashville, TN  37243. Or send e-mail to:  Joyce.Turner@tn.gov or David.Shirk@tn.gov            

Comments on the proposal will be accepted until 8:00 p.m. CST on June 11, 2013 by either letter or e-mail. The draft proposal will be available prior to the date of the public hearings at: http://state.tn.us/humanserv/adfam/cc_main.html

Any individual with a disability who wishes to participate in this public hearing should contact DHS in person, in writing, or by telephone at least 10 days prior to the public hearing date to discuss any auxiliary aids or services needed to facilitate such participation.

 

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