HHS Post Release and Home Study Services for Unaccompanied Alien Children (UAC)

Description:   This grant allows providers to coordinate and administer home studies and post release services for select unaccompanied children in Office of Refugee Resettlement custody. Service providers must assist the sponsor in accessing applicable legal service resources, and monitor and help facilitate the sponsor’s plan to ensure the UAC’s attendance at all immigration court proceedings and comply with DHS’s requirements.

Funding Title:    Post Release and Home Study Services for Unaccompanied Alien Children (UAC)

Agency Name:    Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children & Families

Funding Instrument Type:     Cooperative Agreement

Express Language for Legal Aid:    Yes

Target Population:    Unaccompanied alien children (UAC)

Expected Number of Awards:    10

Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement:    No

How to Apply:     All applicants are required to maintain an active SAM registration until the application process is complete.

Current Closing Date for Applications:    Aug 13, 2013

Estimated Total Program Funding:           $15,000,000

Award Ceiling:    $3,000,000

Award Floor:    $500,000

Eligible Applicants:

Unrestricted (i.e., open to any type of entity subject to exceptions specified below)

Organizations must be properly licensed as facilities and/or agencies for the provision of services for families and dependent children.

Individuals, foreign entities, and sole proprietorship organizations are not eligible to compete for, or receive, awards under this announcement.

Priority Consideration:   

Policy and Regulations on Use of Funds:     

Current/Past Funding Recipients:

Samples of Successful Application:

Link to Full Announcement:    http://www.acf.hhs.gov/grants/open/foa/files/HHS-2014-ACF-ORR-ZU-0632_0.pdf

Contact Information:

Program Office Contact

Sarah Viola

Adminstration for Children and Families

Office of Refugee Resettlement

Division of Children’s Services


370 L’enfant Promenade SW

Washington, DC 20024

Phone: (202) 401-4832

Email: Sarah.Viola@acf.hhs.gov


Office of Grants Management Contact

Robin Bunch

Administration for Children and Families

Office of Grants Management, Division of Discretionary Grants

CB Operations Center

c/o LCG, Inc.

1400 Key Blvd, Suite 900

Arlington, VA 22209

Phone: (888) 203-6161

Email: CB@grantreview.org


Categories: Children, Education, Education Organizations, Express Language for Legal Aid, Government Organizations, Health, Human Trafficking, Immigration, Individuals, Juvenile, Mental Health, Non-profit Organizations, Subgrant Possibilities, Victims of Crime

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