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Vulnerable Children & Adults Final 01-15-10 -   6. Economic Recovery

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Vulnerable Children & Adults Final 01-15-10
1. Child Safety
2. Child Care Licensing
3. Mental Health
4. Aging & Disability
5. Veterans Services
6. Economic Recovery
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 Economic Recovery - Vulnerable Children and Adults

6.1 - DSHS Economic Recovery Overview$1.11 billion awarded$757.7 million spent through October 2009DSHSThe Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS) has been awarded $1.09 billion in formula driven funds and $54.3 million in competitive funds under the federal Recovery Act.
6.2 - Federal Medicaid Assistance Percentage (FMAP)$1.01 billion awarded$725.6 million spent through October 2009DSHSDSHS received $1.01 billion in enhanced Federal Medicaid Assistance Percentage (FMAP) and a $4.5 million increase Disproportionate Share Hospital (DSH) funding for health care services for low-income families, children, elderly, persons with disabilities.
6.3 - Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Administration$6.9 million awarded for administration$3.4 million spent through October 2009DSHSDSHS administers an average $37/month increase in food assistance for families. Of a total $106.1 million in food assistance in October 2009, $14.77 million was due to ARRA. 430,319 individuals and families were served.
6.4 - Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR)$8.9 million awarded$771,713 spent through December 6, 2009DSHSDSHS initiated Project H.I.R.E. to help job-ready individuals with disabilities obtain mid- to high-wage jobs. As of December 6, 2009, 150 are receiving services and 24 are in tentative employment.