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Services for the Deaf

Posted on Feb 8, 2013 in News

For Immediate Release:  February 8, 2013 Services for the Deaf The Department of Human Services (DHS) Director’s Office is reviewing an earlier decision made by the Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR) to terminate its Interpreter Referral Service and Adjustment Services for Persons Who are Deaf, Blind and Deaf-Blind programs. Interpreter Referral Services assists the deaf, ...
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For Immediate Release:  January 18, 2013  State Reduces General Assistance Benefits The Department of Human Services (DHS) is reducing General Assistance (GA) assistance benefits next month.  Effective February 1, 2013, GA payments will be reduced from $319 to $298 per month for an estimated 5,535 Hawai‘i beneficiaries. The General Assistance program provides cash benefits for ...
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