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Register for Car Seat Safety Classes

Registration is now being taken for the next Car Seat Safety Class hosted by the West Suburban Community Pantry, scheduled to be held on September 7, 2019. Those interested are requested to call 630-948-8136 to make an appointment to fill out the registration paperwork.  Documents required for the appointment are detailed on CRIS and on the class flyer.  Class seats are limited, and open to DuPage County residents only.  

The 2018 Veterans Affairs (VA) Mission Act Goes Into Effect

The 2018 U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Mission Act went into effect on June 6, 2019.  Those interested are requested to review the VA's Fact Sheet to find out what aspects of veterans' health care benefits and coverage will be affected.  

Community Service Block Grant (CSBG) Fraud Alert

The Office of Community Services (OCS) has sent out an alert on potentially fraudulent activity by individuals claiming to work for the Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) who are contacting people via telephone, email, social media and text messages and offering CSBG funding or services for a fee.  

 

The community is hereby alerted that direct CSBG grants are not provided to individuals, neither would staff legitimately working with the CSBG program request personal or financial information from individuals by phone, text messages, email or through social media.  

 

Community members are requested to contact the Health and Human Services (HHS) Fraud Hotline at 1-800-447-8477 if they are made aware of or receive any communication from individuals offering CSBG grants or requesting a fee in exchange for additional funding.