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Assurance Wireless Phone Service


Assurance Wireless is a federal Lifeline Assistance program. Lifeline is a government assistance program. The Assurance Wireless offer provides eligible low-income customers free monthly data, unlimited texting, and free monthly minutes. Plus a free phone. Visit

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Emergency Broadband Benefit Program


The Emergency Broadband Benefit Program is a Federal Communications Commission (FCC) program that provides a temporary discount on monthly broadband bills for qualifying low-income households. Visit

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If you have experienced hardship due to the pandemic and need assistance to pay your rent or utility bills, you may be eligible for COVID-19 Emergency Rental Assistance. Visit

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Paid Time Off - 80 Hour Cap


Per the SEIU contract, an employee “may carry over up to 80 hours of PTO from one State fiscal year to the next”. The State fiscal year ends June 30 meaning any PTO hours over the 80 hour cap will be lost. Following the 07/16/2021 payroll, MRCI will reset any PTO balances over 80 hours.

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Find us on Facebook!


MRCI-CDS is excited to share with you the launch of the MRCI Client Directed Services Facebook page! Here you will find news, updates, stories, and information on MRCI-CDS and the world of self-direction. You can find a link to our Facebook account in the header and footer of our website.

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April is Autism Awareness Month


Starting with World Autism Awareness Day on April 2, the world
celebrates Autism Month in April.
World Autism Month is dedicated to sharing stories and providing
opportunities to increase understanding and acceptance of people with

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