DOE Client Assistance Program


The purpose of this program is to advise and inform clients, client applicants, and other individuals with disabilities of all the available services and benefits under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended, and of the services and benefits available to them under Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). In addition, grantees may assist and advocate for clients and client applicants in relation to projects, programs, and services provided under the Rehabilitation Act. In providing assistance and advocacy under Title I of the Rehabilitation Act, a CAP agency may provide assistance and advocacy with respect to services that are directly related to employment for the client or client applicant.

Funding Title:    Client Assistance Program

Agency Name:    Department of Education, Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services

Funding Instrument Type:     Grant

Express Language for Legal Aid:    Yes

Target Population:    Individuals with disabilities

Expected Number of Awards:

Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement:    No

How to Apply:     New applicants must fill out and return an application letter available at

Current Closing Date for Applications:

Estimated Total Program Funding:       

Award Ceiling:

Award Floor:  

Eligible Applicants:  States

Priority Consideration:   

Policy and Regulations on Use of Funds:    See

Current/Past Funding Recipients:      2014, 2013, and 2012

Samples of Successful Application:

Link to Full Announcement:

Contact Information:

Jim Doyle

U.S. Department of Education, OSERS

Rehabilitation Services Administration

400 Maryland Ave., SW, Room 5096, PCP

Washington, DC 20202-2800

Phone: 202-245-6630

Fax: 202-245-7590


Categories: Dept. of Education (DOE), Disabled, DOE, Education, Express Language for Legal Aid, Government Organizations, Pass-Through Funds/ Block Grants

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