Office of Children and Family Services

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Tuesday, July 16, 2013

View the Super Storm Sandy Grant Webinar - A technical assistance session to help those applying for Social Services Block Grant (SSBG) Funding

To access the webinar click here

Click here for the power point presentation.

To address the needs of these critical health and human service providers and the populations they serve, the State of New York will distribute $200,034,600 in federal Superstorm Sandy Social Services Block Grant (Sandy SSBG) funding through a public and transparent solicitation for proposals.

Sandy SSBG resources are dedicated to covering necessary expenses resulting from Superstorm Sandy, including social, health and mental health services for individuals, and for repair, renovation and rebuilding of health care facilities, mental hygiene facilities, child care facilities and other social services facilities.

New York will allocate Sandy SSBG funding to address four Focus Areas:
• Repair, renovation and rebuilding;
• Uncompensated operational costs, including provision of critical services during/after the storm;
• Ongoing support and social services for those impacted by the storm; and
• Flexibility to ensure that additional eligible social service needs resulting from the storm are addressed.

To view the complete Bid Opportunity and the solicitation document for the Sandy SSBG Solicitation, click here.


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