COUNTY ANNOUNCES EXTERNAL AGENCY FUNDING FOR HEALTH SERVICES

COUNTY ANNOUNCES EXTERNAL AGENCY FUNDING FOR HEALTH SERVICES

Doña Ana County has announced its annual open application period for external agency health-services funding for the period of July 1, 2008, through June 30, 2009. Completed applications must be returned by 3 p.m., Wednesday, March 12, 2008, to the Health and Human Services Department offices at the Doña Ana County Government Center, 845 N. Motel Blvd., in Las Cruces.

Collaborative proposals are sought under each of the following funding priorities:

1) Countywide Clinical and Hospice services;

2) Countywide Health-Education and Promotion services

3) Countywide Behavioral-Health services

Interested agencies are required to meet as a collaborative to complete and submit a single application under each of these priorities. Application packets may be picked up at the Doña Ana County Health and Human Services Department, 845 N. Motel Boulevard, Suite 2-201. Requests for an electronic version of the Health Services applications may be sent to jacobn@donaanacounty.org.

Agencies eligible for funding include non-profit, 501c3, state, federal and quasi-government entities. Questions regarding health-services funding, the application and collaborative-agency meeting dates should be directed to (575) 525-5838 or (575) 525-5833.

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Reporters seeking more information or interviews may call county Public Information Director Jess Williams at (575) 525-5801.