Hurricane Sandy Social Services Block Grant (SSBG) Supplemental Funds
Hurricane Sandy SSBG supplemental funding supports state efforts to address social services, health, and mental health services recovery needs of disaster survivors; and the repair, renovation and rebuilding of health care facilities (including mental health facilities), child care facilities, and other social services facilities damaged or destroyed by the disaster.
States must establish procedures for verifying that repair, renovation or rebuilding costs are not reimbursable through FEMA disaster assistance, under a contract for insurance, or by self-insurance.
Authority: Disaster Relief Appropriations Act, 2013 (Public Law 113-2)
Grantees: Connecticut, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, and Rhode Island
SSBG Supplemental Funding Table
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Deadline: States must obligate and expend Sandy SSBG supplemental funds by September 30, 2015.
All individuals and families targeted for services must be impacted by Hurricane Sandy and meet additional eligibility criteria established by the State for specific services included in the intended use plan. Hurricane Sandy SSBG Supplemental Funds are available for services directly related to Hurricane Sandy that fall within the goals of the SSBG program and services as outlined in Title XX of the Social Security Act, as amended [42 U.S.C. § 1397 et seq.].
State Intended Use Plans
- SSBG Hurricane Sandy IM #01-2013 Supplemental Funds
- SSBG Hurricane Sandy IM #01-2014 Reporting Supplemental Fund Expenditures and Recipients
SSBG Hurricane Sandy IM #01-2015 Revision of Project Period and Reporting