West Virginia

Department of
Health & Human Resources

Announcement of Pilot Program for WV TANF Recipients and Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College (Southern)

8/5/2015


What:                  Announcement of Pilot Program for WV TANF Recipients and Southern West Virginia
                            Community and Technical College (Southern)

When:                 Thursday, August 6, 2015, 11:00 a.m.

Where:                Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College 
                            2900 Dempsey Branch Road
                            Mount Gay, WV 25637
              
Who:                   Karen L. Bowling, WV Department of Health and Human Resources Cabinet Secretary 
                            Dr. Merle Dempsey, Interim President of Southern

The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources is partnering with Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College (Southern) to announce the state’s first-ever pilot program for individuals receiving Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) benefits toward achieving self-sufficiency. 

To announce the pilot project, DHHR Cabinet Secretary Karen L. Bowling and Merle Dempsey, Interim President of Southern, will hold a joint press conference at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, August 6, in Building A, Room 111 at Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College, located at 2900 Dempsey Branch Road, Mount Gay, WV 25637.

Contact Information

Allison.C.Adler@wv.gov, Director of Communications, DHHR, (304) 558-7899 | Carol Cole, Public Relations Specialist, Southern, 304-896-7429, Carol.Cole@southernwv.edu

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