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DHS seeks public input on plan to help low-income Georgians
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ATLANTA—The Georgia Department of Human Services (DHS), Division of Family and Child Services (DFCS) will hold a public hearing July 14 to receive comments and feedback on the FY 2012 State Plan for the Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) program. The CSBG program assists eligible low-income Georgians remove obstacles and provides tools to move towards self-sufficiency.

The public hearing will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 2 Peachtree Street, NW, Atlanta, on the 19th floor, room 19-475.  The 30-day public review of the plan began on June 17 and will continue through July 18.

Copies of the draft plan will be available for review at county DFCS offices, County Health Departments, Home Health Agencies, Area Agencies on Aging, Community Action Agencies and citizen groups throughout the state.

Comments must be received by July 18. For those who are unable to attend the hearing but wish to make oral comments on the plan can call the CSBG Program at (404) 657-3427. Written comments on the plan can be mailed to the following address:

Community Service Block Grant Program, Community Services Section
Division of Family and Children Services
2 Peachtree Street, NW
Suite 21-276
Atlanta, GA 30303

For more information on the CSBG program, visit www.dfcs.dhs.georgia.gov.