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Grant helps keep families together

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The Delta County Department of Health and Human Services has been awarded a $120,000 grant to help keep families together in Delta and Montrose counties.

The Colorado Department of Human Services' Office of Early Childhood recently awarded more than $2.5 million through the federal Promoting Safe and Stable Families Program (PSSF) to 23 county human or social services departments for family support, family preservation, services to reunite families in the months immediately following a child's removal from the home, and support services for adoptive families. The awards will serve 36 counties.

PSSF is a federal program that provides funding to states to help prevent the unnecessary separation of children from their families; improve the quality of care and services to children and their families; and ensure permanency for children by reuniting them with their parents, by adoption or by another permanent living arrangement.

All states receive grants based on the state's share of children nationwide receiving Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits. Colorado redistributes the majority of these federal funds to counties to provide services in local communities.

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