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November 20, 2014Alerts

Department of Public Welfare Name Changed To Department of Human Services

Friends –

A recent change in law will change the name of the Department of Public Welfare (DPW) to the Department of Human Services (DHS). This name change will happen Monday, November 24. Click here to read the bill.

Here is an announcement from DPW about its website because of the name change:

“Audience: All Interested Parties

PURPOSE: To announce all Department websites may not be available this weekend

DISCUSSION: Our Department will be changing its name to the Department of Human Services (DHS).  In preparation for this name change, some areas of the web will not be available after 5:00pm on Friday, November 21, 2014 through Sunday, November 23, 2014. We will provide you with additional information related to the updates after November 24, 2014.

Thank you for your assistance,
Jackie Epstein
Office of Developmental Programs Training and Communications Director”

Thank you,

Disability Rights Network of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Harrisburg, Pittsburgh