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$10.5 Million Approved for Storm Sandy Social Services Disaster Relief

2 August 2013

Governor Malloy announced July 20 that he had received federal approval to distribute more than $10.5 million in new social services disaster relief funding to those impacted by Storm Sandy.

The funds will be disbursed through the Social Services Block Grant (SSBG) Supplemental Funds that was created to address a range of protective, case management, housing and related service needs for individuals, families and organizations affected by Storm Sandy.

The Department of Social Services has chosen to allocate the funds as follows:

  • Case management services ($4,861,829)
  • Counseling services ($1,162,611)
  • Housing services ($739,843)
  • Information and referral ($528,460)
  • Protective services for adults ($528,460)
  • Protective services for children ($1,056,919)
  • Renovation, repairs and operating costs sustained by child care, health care or other social services organizations ($739,843)
  • Administrative services ($951,227)

Click here to view the full press release.

Click here to find out how to apply for services after natural disasters and emergencies.