HHS – Post Release and Home Study Services for Unaccompanied Alien Children (2014)

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

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

Program Office Contact: Sarah Viola Phone: (202) 401-4832 Email: Sarah.Viola@acf.hhs.gov

Office of Grants Management Contact: Robin Bunch Phone: (888) 203-6161 Email: CB@grantreview.org

Categories: Children, Department of Health and Human Services, Express Language for Legal Aid, Government Organizations, Immigration, Migrants/Immigrants, Non-profit Organizations, Subgrant Possibilities

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