WSR 05-17-142

DEPARTMENT OF

SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES
(Health and Recovery Services Administration)

(Alcohol and Substance Abuse)

[ Filed August 19, 2005, 4:18 p.m. ]

The public is invited to review the 2006 Washington state application for federal Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment (SAPT) block grant funding. The application is submitted annually to the federal Centers for Substance Abuse Treatment and Substance Abuse Prevention. The 2006 application will result in approximately $35 million in federal funds being awarded to the state of Washington for substance abuse prevention and treatment.

A public hearing to review the application and consider questions or comments will be held September 16, 2005, at 10:00 a.m. The location of the public hearing is The Northern Quest Casino, Pavilion East Room, North 100 Hayford Road, Airway Heights, WA 99201. The hearing is sponsored by The Citizens Advisory Council on Alcoholism and Drug Addiction (CAC). The CAC is a statutorily empowered body charged with the role of advising the Department of Social and Health Services on matters relating to the state substance abuse program.

The application is being prepared by the Department of Social and Health Services, Division of Alcohol and Substance Abuse. A summary of the SAPT block grant requirement and plan for award allocation is available to anyone interested upon request.

If you have any questions, or wish a copy of the review material, please contact Kathie J. Roberts, Federal Block Grant Administrator, Department of Social and Health Services, Division of Alcohol and Substance Abuse, P.O. Box 45330, Olympia, WA 98504-5330, (360) 725-3808, fax (360) 438-8078, roberkj@dshs.wa.gov.

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