ED – Client Assistance Program (2014)


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

Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement: No

How to Apply: New applicants must fill out and return an application letter available at http://www2.ed.gov/programs/rsacap/applicant.html

Eligible Applicants:  States

Policy and Regulations on Use of Funds: See http://www2.ed.gov/programs/rsacap/legislation.html

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

Link to Full Announcement: http://www2.ed.gov/programs/rsacap/index.html

Contact Information: Jim Doyle, Jim.Doyle@ed.gov, Phone: 202-245-6630

Categories: Department of Education, Disability, Education, Express Language for Legal Aid, Government Organizations, Individuals with Disabilities, Pass-Through Funds/ Block Grants

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