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SSBG DCL Additional Communication for Stakeholders/Grantees to Address COVID-19

Published: March 16, 2020
Audience:
Social Services Block Grants (SSBG)
Category:
Dear Colleague Notices

Social Services Block Grant

Dear Colleague Letter

DCL#: SSBG-DCL-2020-06

DATE: March 16, 2020

TO: Social Service Block Grant Grantees

SUBJECT: SSBG DCL Additional Communication for Stakeholders/Grantees to Address COVID-19

ATTACHMENT(S): N/A

 

Dear Colleagues,

While we recommend that you work closely with your state and local public health authorities on issues related to preparing for COVID-19 in your organization and community, we want to share with you federal guidance in a number of areas, which is continuously being updated.

If you are unable to find federal guidance to address your concerns or are encountering any challenges in implementing your programs as a result of the COVID-19 virus, please reach out to your federal program contact, so that we can share this information with the relevant stakeholders to connect you to the information and/or resources you need.

Address inquiries for:

HHS Regions I, II, III, VII, X and Territories:
Christina Clark
Social Services Program Specialist
Telephone: (202) 401-5399
Fax: (202) 401-5718
Email: Christina.Clark@acf.hhs.gov

HHS Regions IV, V, VI, VIII, and IX:
Lynwood McDaniel, Jr.
Services Program Specialist
Telephone: (202) 401-4627
Fax: (202) 401-5718
Email: Lynwood.McDaniel@acf.hhs.gov

Thank you for your attention and OCS looks forward to continuing to provide high quality services to OCS grantees.

/s/
J. Janelle George
Acting Deputy Director
Office of Community Services

Last Reviewed: March 16, 2020