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Date Posted: 12/21/2018

DHS Association Provides Gifts to Adults in State Care

For Immediate Release
Dec. 21, 2018

Media Contact
Debbie Eddington, Assistant Superintendent
Jonesboro Human Development Center
Phone: 870-932-4043, ext. 144
Deborah.Eddington@dhs.arkansas.gov

Making a difference in Craighead County: Jonesboro Human Development Center Superintendent Steven Farmer (left) and Janice Griffin, Department of Human Services (DHS) administrator for the Craighead County office, hold one of the gift bags that DHS staff donated to the center.
Making a difference in Craighead County: Jonesboro Human Development Center Superintendent Steven Farmer (left) and Janice Griffin, Department of Human Services (DHS) administrator for the Craighead County office, hold one of the gift bags that DHS staff donated to the center.    

 

DHS Association Provides Gifts to Adults in State Care  

 

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - The Department of Human Services (DHS) County Administrator Association provided Christmas gifts to people who are under state guardianship, including 23 in Craighead County.

Janice Griffin, administrator for the Craighead County DHS office, worked diligently to collect funds needed to provide gifts for all public guardian clients in the county. Several area organizations sponsored gifts, including the Arkansas State Employees Association, the Craighead County Bar Association and a local Girl Scout troop. Gifts have been purchased and delivered.

The Jonesboro Human Development Center (JHDC) is a state agency which serves adults with disabilities and is located at 4701 Colony Drive, Jonesboro Arkansas 72404. 

For more information contact Debbie Eddington, JHDC assistant superintendent ext. 144 or Deborah.Eddington@dhs.arkansas.gov

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