State of Missouri 2009 CSBG Recovery Act Plan

On February 17, 2009, President Barack Obama signed into law the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (Recovery Act) of 2009. This legislation authorized "…supplemental appropriations for job preservation and creation, infrastructure investment, energy efficiency and science, assistance to the unemployed, and State and local fiscal stabilization…." [Public Law 111-5] The Recovery Act provides for $1 billion in additional funds to the Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) program for Federal Fiscal Year (FFY) 2009.

Missouri’s draft CSBG State Plan for the Recovery Act of 2009 was made available for public inspection and comment from May 21-28, 2009. Notices were placed on the Missouri Department of Social Services and Governor’s Transform Missouri Initiative websites. In addition, the draft CSBG Recovery Act Plan was sent to all Community Action Agencies.

The final version of the 2009 CSBG Recovery Act Plan was submitted to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on May 29, 2009.

Additional information about the services that will be provided with CSBG funding will be posted in the near future.

Accessing Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) Services for Your Family or Your Community?

Community Action Agencies provide services to each of the 114 counties in Missouri and the City of St. Louis. To find out what services are available in your community and if you are eligible contact the Community Action Agency that serves your county.