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Division of Developmental Disabilities to Host Listening Sessions

Division of Developmental Disabilities to Host Listening Sessions

The Director of the Department of Health and Human Services’ (DHHS) Division of Developmental Disabilities is hosting “Let’s Talk” meetings across the state to gather input on services provided by the Division. Courtney Miller has invited stakeholder participation in town hall sessions each of the last four years as part of an ongoing outreach effort to provide more effective and efficient customer service to those the Division works with and serves.

“DHHS team members are motivated by our great mission of helping people live better lives,” said Dannette R. Smith, DHHS Chief Executive Officer. “Collecting feedback is a key part of our commitment to community engagement, openness and responsiveness as we serve all Nebraskans, particularly the state’s most vulnerable citizens.”

The “Let’s Talk” sessions will be held (all times local):

Wednesday, Sept. 4 LaVista 6:00-8:00 p.m. ESU #3, Cass Douglas Room                          
6949 S. 110th St.
Monday,
Sept. 9
Beatrice 6:00-8:00 p.m. Beatrice State Developmental Center
All Faiths Chapel, 3000 Lincoln Blvd.
Tuesday,
Sept. 10
Lincoln 6:00-8:00 p.m. Eisley Public Library
Meeting Room 1, 1530 Superior St.
Sunday,
Sept. 15
Valentine 6:00-8:00 p.m. Mid-Plains Community College                       
Valentine Campus, 715 E. Highway 20
Monday,
Sept. 16
Scottsbluff 6:00-8:00 p.m. The Harms Center                               
Room C139, 2620 College Park
Wednesday,
Sept. 18
Kearney 6:00-8:00 p.m. Kearney Public Library
Niobrara Room, 2020 1st Ave.
Thursday,
Sept. 19
Wayne 6:00-8:00 p.m. North Star Services                      
1202 E. 14th St.
Thursday,
Sept. 26
Omaha 6:00-8:00 p.m. Autism Center of Nebraska
Great Room, 9012 Q St.

 

“Individuals, their families, friends, providers and advocates are critical voices in the programs that serve Nebraskans with developmental disabilities,” said Miller. “That’s why it’s essential to have these dialogues with the public. We look forward to receiving feedback.”

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