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DHS Awards $1.2 Million to Birth to 3 Programs

Posted 6/16/2020 by dschmutzer@co.wood.wi.us

DHS Awards $1.2 Million to Local Programs to Support Innovation in Addressing the Social and Emotional Needs of Children

Birth to 3 Program Social-Emotional Grantees,

A press release will be issued from the Department of Health Services shortly highlighting issuance of the social-emotional innovation grants and listing all grantees.

You can read the content of the press release here: https://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/news/releases/061520.htm

We are very excited about this opportunity and the proposals that you have developed and the impact across early intervention in Wisconsin.

Thank you.

Bureau of Children’s Services

ELEVATE Program

Posted 2/11/2020 by dschmutzer@co.wood.wi.us
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The ELEVATE program is a free and voluntary program for non-custodial parents in seeking employment and training opportunities, parenting classes and relationship development with their child(ren) and co-parent.

The ELEVATE program identifies parents strengths, needs and preferences, to offer individualized services. The programs goal is to increase employability through job seeking skills, education and training, and work experience opportunities.

In partnership with Wood County Child Support and CW Solutions, the ELEVATE Program serves non-custodial parents in Wood County. For more information, please visit https://changewithin.net/

 

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