WSR 07-17-149

DEPARTMENT OF

SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES

[ Filed August 21, 2007, 10:42 a.m. ]

The public is invited to review the federal fiscal year 2008 (FFY 2008) 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 2008 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 13, 2007, at 10:00 a.m. The location of the public hearing is the Best Western Executel, Olympic Room, 20717 International Boulevard, Seattle, WA. The hearing is sponsored by The Citizens Advisory Council on Alcoholism and Drug Addiction, 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 requirements and the plan for award allocation is available to anyone interested upon request.

If you have questions, or wish to request a copy of the review material, please contact Kathie 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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