Stearns County Human Services is looking to get input from the public on its Minnesota Family Investment Program (MFIP) Biennial Service Agreement/Plan. Stearns County Human Services will accept public comment on the MFIP Plan through Monday,
Minnesota Statute requires counties to have an approved MFIP Plan to receive consolidated funds. The primary purpose of the plan is to provide the Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS) with information about services and strategies to meet state-established outcomes with the goal of increasing the economic stability of low-
income families served with consolidated funds. The plan identifies an assessment of ongoing needs of families and children within program areas, resources available to address those needs, budgeting of allocated resources, and community participation and review in the planning and development of the plan.
A draft of the 2020-2021 MFIP Plan can be found on the Stearns County website at http://StearnsCountyMN.gov or contact Peggy Sammons at (320) 656-6017 or (800) 450-3663 ext. 6017 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org to receive a copy.
Comments on the plan will be accepted until Oct. 14. Written comments should be submitted to Peggy Sammons, Planning Coordinator, by email or by mail at Stearns County Human Services, P.O. Box 1107, St. Cloud MN 56302.