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Notice #: 05522742
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The Department of Human Services (DHS), Benefit, Employment and Support Services Division (BESSD) requests information and recommendations from the general public, private sector, and community based organizations, as well as religious organizations, in keeping with Sec. 104, Public Law 104-193.
The Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) Programs four purposes are: 1) To provide assistance to needy families; 2) To end dependence of needy parents by promoting job preparation, work and marriage; 3) To prevent and reduce out of wedlock pregnancies; and 4) To encourage the formation and maintenance of two-parent families. The Department is seeking recommendations from the public on the development of Teen Pregnancy Prevention, Family Strengthening and Positive Youth Development services to further fulfill TANF purposes 3 and 4 as stated above.
An Informational Meeting will be held on May 17, 2006 from 1:30p.m. – 3:00pm at:

Department of Human Services
Benefit, Employment and Support Services Division
Employment and Child Care Program Office
820 Mililani Street, 6th Floor Conference Room 2,
Honolulu, HI 96813

Information and recommendations may be submitted in writing to the Department at the address listed above by May 17, 2006.
The Department may engage in further informal discussions to gather additional information and recommendations.
The Department reserves the right to incorporate in a solicitation, if issued, for such a contract, any information and recommendations presented and/or submitted in response to this request for information. Neither the Department nor any respondent to the request for information bears any obligation under this request for information.

Lillian B. Koller, Esq.,
(SB05522742 5/7/06) Director