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08/14/2018 12:15 EDT
A public hearing will be held on Monday, August 27, 2018 at 10:00 am at the RI Department of Human Services, Louis Pasteur Building, 57 Howard Avenue, 1st Floor, Cranston, RI 02920 in the West Wing Conference Room to consider the proposed State Plan for the LIHEAP Block Grant which is funded...
08/08/2018 11:00 EDT
A public hearing will be held to consider the proposed Intended Use Plan for the Social Services Block Grant (SSBG) funds for the federal fiscal year 2019 on Thursday, August 23, 2018 at the RI Department of Human Services, Louis Pasteur Building, 57 Howard Avenue, West Wing Conference Room, 1st...
07/30/2018 15:30 EDT
For most people there is no time limit for how long residents can receive Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits, yet federal rules do limit this food assistance to 3 months in a 36-month period for people age 18 through 49 who are able to work and have no dependents. They are...
07/12/2018 10:30 EDT
Governor Gina M. Raimondo recently signed into law a $9.6 billion state budget for the fiscal year that began July 1st. The budget bill allocates $632.8 million for our Department to continue to be the safety net agency helping more than 300,000 Rhode Islanders annually with food assistance, health

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