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Area 7 Agency to sponsor workshop

Thursday, April 9, 2009

TERRE HAUTE -- The West Central Indiana Economic Development District, Inc., (Area 7 Agency on Aging and Disabled) will provide a workshop for preparation of proposals for FY2010 (July 1, 2009-June 30, 2010) funding for the provision of services to senior citizens, homebound individuals and those persons of all ages with disabilities in Clay, Parke, Putnam, Sullivan, Vermillion and Vigo counties April 23.

The workshop will take place at the Vigo County Public Library at 9 a.m.

Program funding allocations (based on current funding) Title III/VII of the Older Americans Act is $1,092,915.

Other program funds are available through the Social Service Block Grant (SSBG) and the Community and Home Options to Institutional Care for the Elderly and Disabled (CHOICE) through a memorandum of agreement at State capped rates. The total allocation (based on current funding) for SSBG services is $210,695. The total allocation for CHOICE services is $1,078,148.

All agency vendors interested in applications are required to attend the workshop. Applications packets will not be available before the date of the event. After the date, only memorandums will be distributed.

Proposals will then be accepted until 4:30 p.m., May 22, 2009.

For more information regarding project eligibility or proposal materials should be directed to Gloria Wetnight at 1-800-489-1561 or 1-812-238-1561 Ext. 240 or by e-mail at gwetnight@westcentralin.com.

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