Description: The Family and Youth Services Bureau (FYSB) through the Transitional Living Program (TLP) and for Maternity Group Homes (MGH) provide an alternative to involving runaway and homeless youth (RHY) in the law enforcement, child welfare, mental health, and juvenile justice systems. Each TLP must provide a safe and appropriate shelter for up to 21 months of services with adult supervision, life and interpersonal skill building, career counseling and job skills, counseling, and medical care as appropriate. MGHs provide the same services as a TLP in addition to providing parenting instructions and child care. Other services that are offered include, but are not limited to, transportation, family planning, abstinence education and pregnancy prevention services.
Funding Title: Transitional Living Program and Maternity Group Homes
Agency Name: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children & Families, Family and Youth Services Bureau
Funding Instrument Type: Grant
Express Language for Legal Aid: Yes
Target Population: Pregnant and/or parenting RHY and their children
Expected Number of Awards: 31
Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement: Grantees are required to meet a non-federal share of the project cost, in accordance with section 383 of the RHY Act, 42 U.S.C. § 5716.
How to Apply: HHS requires all entities that plan to apply for, and ultimately receive, federal grant funds from any HHS Agency, or receive sub-awards directly from recipients of those grant funds to:
- Be registered in the SAM prior to submitting an application or plan;
- Maintain an active SAM registration with current information at all times during which it has an active award or an application or plan under consideration by an OPDIV; and
- Provide its active DUNS number in each application or plan it submits to the OPDIV.
Current Closing Date for Applications: 01/15/2014
Estimated Total Program Funding: $6,000,000
Award Ceiling: $200,000
Award Floor: $100,000
Eligible Applicants: Public and non-profit agencies or a combination of such entities are eligible for awards under this funding opportunity
Priority Consideration: Entities that have experience in providing shelter and services to runaway, homeless, or street youth as required by the RHY Act
Link to Full Announcement: http://www.acf.hhs.gov/grants/open/foa/files/HHS-2014-ACF-ACYF-CX-0567_0.htm#c.d.section.VI
Program Office Contact: Marnay Cameron Phone: (866) 796-1591 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Office of Grants Management Contact: Daphne Weeden Phone: (866) 796-1591 Email: email@example.com