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Posted on: August 30, 2021

Community input sought for aging and disability services Area Plan Update

Copy of Area Plan Update ad - Insta

The Pierce County Human Services Aging and Disability Resources (ADR) division invites the community to attend a public meeting to comment on the draft 2022-2023 Area Plan Update, including the 2022 proposed budget.

The one-hour virtual public meeting will be held Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2021. Interested participants can attend for free online using the information below:

  • Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2021, at 10 a.m.
    Join online: https://bit.ly/3mMoAGA
    Join by phone: 253-215-8782 or 888-788-0099
    Webinar ID: 971 6214 2351

The draft 2022-2023 Area Plan Update will be available online by close of business Sept. 7, 2021. This update provides new information about the needs of older adults and adults with disabilities living in Pierce County, drafts a plan for addressing those needs over the next two years and shares the proposed budget for 2022. The area plan budget allocates program funding for community services including Alzheimer’s support, counseling, case management, nursing, legal assistance, family caregiver support, senior centers, senior meal sites and more. 

For those unable to attend the meeting, feedback will be accepted via email or fax at 253-798-3812. To submit comments by mail, please send your feedback to the address below by Sept. 21, 2021: 

  • Connie Kline, Social Services Supervisor - ADR
    Pierce County Human Services
    3602 Pacific Ave, Suite 200
    Tacoma, WA 98418

The meeting is fully accessible. To request services of a signer or translator, or for other special accommodations including a paper copy of the draft 2022-2023 Area Plan Update, please contact Mickie Brown at 253-798-7376.

The 2022-2023 Area Plan Update builds on our 2020-2023 Area Plan to address new and emerging issues in Pierce County. To learn more about Aging and Disability Resources, including the 2020-2023 Area Plan, visit our website at www.piercecountywa.gov/adr

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 MEDIA CONTACTS:
Kari Moore, public information specialist
253-363-0325
[email protected] 

Connie Kline, ADR social services supervisor
253-798-3782
[email protected]

 

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