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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 11, 2020
Joan Brophy, Director of Development & Communications
Wayne Metropolitan Community Action Agency
Detroit, MI – Wayne Metropolitan Community Action Agency (Wayne Metro) will accept public comments as required by the Michigan Department of Health and Human Service CSBG State Plan for Grant No: CSBG-21-82030 (Grant 21 Year 1) on the proposed Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) plan from 8:30 AM August 11, 2020 until 4:30 PM on August 31, 2020.
The CSBG plan summary is as follows:
A total of $7,996,292 will be allocated for the provision of a comprehensive and coordinated plan for the delivery of services to eligible low-income persons in Wayne County, Michigan, including but not limited to homeless prevention, emergency utility and water assistance, minor home repair, food assistance, security, health and wellness, family literacy, youth after-school and summer enrichment services, youth and adult employment and education supports, community and economic development, and financial asset building services for the contract period of October 1, 2020 until September 30, 2021.
Individuals or organizations wanting to comment on or review the proposed plan should contact Joan Brophy at 7310 Woodward, Suite 800, Detroit, Michigan 48202 or (313) 463-5473 by 4:30 PM on August 24, 2020. Materials are available in alternative formats by calling (313) 463-5473 (voice) or (313) 873-6000 (voice). The identified formats can be provided if notification is given one (1) week in advance.