Social Services Block Grant Program (SSBG)

Social Services Block Grants (SSBG) enables each state or territory to meet the needs of its residents through locally relevant social services. SSBGs support programs that allow communities to achieve or maintain economic self-sufficiency to prevent, reduce or eliminate dependency on social services.

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  • Help with repairing, renovating, and rebuilding for those States impacted by Hurricane Sandy

    Published: January 22, 2015
    Program The Social Services Block Grant (SSBG) Supplemental Emergency Funds help victims of Hurricane Sandy with services such as information regarding
  • Help with social services for adults and children

    Published: January 22, 2015
    Program Social Services Block Grant (SSBG) is a federally funded program that supports the delivery of following social services: 1) Adoption           
  • SSBG Contact Info State Officials & Program Contacts

    Published: January 22, 2015
    SSBG Grantees Who can apply Social Services Block Grant (SSBG) funds are awarded directly to States, not to individuals. States are fully
  • SSBG Fact Sheet

    Published: January 22, 2015
    PROGRAM NAME:                    SOCIAL SERVICES BLOCK GRANT (SSBG) Purpose:                                  To support social services directed towards
  • SSBG Annual Report FY 2011

    Published: January 21, 2015
    This resource contains information about the Social Services Block Grant Program in 2011. This report was prepared for the Office of Community Services
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