DHHS Receives Award of Nearly $250,000 for Exceptional Customer Service in Food Stamp Program

Concord, NH:  The Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) will be awarded almost a quarter of a million dollars on Tuesday for improvements made to its Food Stamp Program. The State is being recognized for excelling in how quickly it processes client applications, and then delivers client benefits.

Regional Administrator for the USDA Food and Nutrition Service Suzanne Biermann will come to New Hampshire to award the high performance bonus to DHHS Acting Commissioner Nicholas Toumpas Tuesday afternoon at 2:15 at DHHS Concord District Office.

DHHS Division of Family Assistance (DFA) administers the federally funded Food Stamp Program. The Program provides support to needy households and those trying to transition to self-sufficiency. On average the Program serves 35,000 New Hampshire households a month.

EVENT: DHHS Receives $250,000 Award for Improvements in Food Stamp Program

WHEN: 2:15 PM, November 20, 2007

WHERE: NH Department of Health and Human Services
Concord District Office
40 Terrill Park Drive
Concord, NH