This report provides a summary of the Social Services Block Grant (SSBG) expenditures and recipient trends of special services for children and adults with disabilities. The report also provides an overview of expenditure and recipient trends for these services during the last five years. Disabilities, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, include both physical and mental impairments that substantially limit one or more of the major life activities.
This resource contains information about the Social Services Block Grant Program in 2011. This report was prepared for the Office of Community Services, Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services by Walter R. McDonald & Associates, Inc. under contract. Information about the Social Services Block Grant program is available on the Internet at the following address: /programs/ocs/programs/ssbg/
OCS provides reports to Congress on the status of AFI Program implementation. The reports are based largely on data submitted annually by each grantee, as required by the program authorizing legislation.
Summary of the Planned Use of Funds by States and Eligible Entities
In FY 2006, States planned to use CSBG funds to provide resources for direct services or assistance to individuals and families participating in eligible entities’ programs. In most instances, the largest categories of CSBG expenditures were emergency services and linkages programs. Uses of CSBG funds are reflected in the data tables contained in this report (Tables 1-3).