Items Tagged with 'Michigan Department of Health and Human Services'

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Kent expanding HIV/AIDS program

Health department will create two full-time positions covered by Ryan White grant.

October 18, 2019
The Kent County Health Department is planning to expand a program that serves people with HIV and AIDS. Read More

Foster care program at risk after budget cuts

Gov. Whitmer cut $2M from West Michigan Partnership for Children, the organization’s administrative budget.

October 11, 2019
An organization formed in a pilot program to oversee foster care in Kent County is at risk of closing after state budget cuts. Read More

State plans to end LRE contract

Organization oversees funding for five community mental health centers in West Michigan.

July 5, 2019
An action by the state will change the existing public mental health care system in West Michigan. Read More

LRE at risk again of losing state contract

Organization oversees funding for five community mental health centers in West Michigan.

May 3, 2019
For a second time, the organization that handles Medicaid funding for five community mental health centers in West Michigan is at risk of having its state contract canceled. Read More

Agency is facing tall task

State relying on West Michigan Works! as it begins to reinstate federal work requirements.

August 24, 2018
Michigan is starting to reinstate federal work requirements for able-bodied adults in 69 counties, but a local organization with little funding must take on the huge task. Read More

MDHHS work requirement reinstatement begins in April

‘Able-bodied adults’ in Allegan, Kalamazoo counties must return to work in order to receive food assistance.

February 23, 2018
More people will be obligated to return to the workforce in April. Read More

$8.6M available to help crime victims

August 5, 2016
The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services has an open call to all West Michigan groups that serve crime victims: a sizable amount of money is available for the asking. Read More

Change Ups: Grant strengthens food standards

June 26, 2015
A Michigan Department of Health and Human Services $1.76 million grant that totals $440,000 a year for the next four years will be divided among six local organizations. Read More