Notice of Social Service Block Grant (SSBG) Public Hearing

DCF has prepared and submitted to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, the Social Services Block Grant (SSBG) Pre-Expenditure Report for SFY18. The Department and the Executive Office of Health and Human Services will conduct a public hearing to obtain comment and feedback on the report. The public hearing will be held on Tuesday, August 22, 2017, at 600 Washington Street – 4th Floor, Room 4066, Boston, MA, 02111 from 10 until 11 A.M. Written comments will also be accepted until September 5, 2017. Please submit written comments to:

Office of the Commissioner
Department of Children and Families
600 Washington Street, 6th Floor
Boston, MA 02111

For more information, please contact Sally Connors at

Coastal Area Office Advisory Board

Posted at 7:49 AM, August 29, 2017


Thursday, September 7, 2017
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Please note the original meeting date of September 14, 2017 has been changed as voted on during the board meeting on July 13, 2017


220R Forbes Road
Area Director’s Conference Room
Braintree, MA


  1. Open meeting (Chair) reading and accepting of minutes – July 13, 2017
  2. Annual meeting business
    • Voting of officers – president, vice president, treasurer
    • Establishment of meeting dates for coming year
  3. Area Director’s Report
  4. President's Report
    • Annual Report to Area Board
    • Treasurer's Report
    • Goals for coming year
  5. Announcements
    • Member announcements (if applicable)
    • Coastal announcements (if applicable)
  6. Public comment (if applicable)
  7. Items not reasonably anticipated by the Chair 48 hours in advance of this meeting (if applicable)
  8. Next Board meeting: November 9, 2017
  9. Adjourn

This information is provided by the Department of Children and Families.