HHS – FORECAST Transitional Living Program and Maternity Group Homes (2019)


ESTIMATED APPLICATION DUE DATE: April 29, 2019, 11:59 p.m., Eastern Time


The Administration for Children and Families, Administration on Children,Youth and Families’ Family and Youth Services Bureau (FYSB) announces the availability of funds under the Transitional Living Program (TLP). The Purpose of FYSB’s TLP grant program is to implement, enhance, and/or support effective strategies for successful transition to sustainable living for runaway and homeless youth ages 16 to under 22 and/or pregnant and parenting youth ages 16 to under 22 and their dependent child(ren).

Projects must provide safe, stable, and appropriate shelter for up to 18 months and, under extenuating circumstances, can be extended to 21 months and provide comprehensive services that supports the transition of homeless youth to self-sufficiency and stable, independent living. Through the provision of shelter and an array of comprehensive services, TLP youth will realize improvements in four core outcome areas (i.e., safe and stable housing, education/employment, permanent connections, and social and emotional well-being). Grants awarded under this announcement will have a start date of September 30, 2019 and will be for a 36-month project period.

Funding Title: Transitional Living Program and Maternity Group Homes

Agency Name: HHS, Administration for Children & Families – ACYF/FYSB

Funding Instrument Type:     Grant

Express Language for Legal Aid: Not in the currently released forecast.

Target Population: Runaway and homeless youth ages 16 to under 22 and/or pregnant and parenting youth ages 16 to under 22 and their dependent child(ren)

Expected Number of Awards: 18

Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement:  Yes

How to Apply:   Information will be released when the synopsis is posted (projected for February 27, 2019).

Current Closing Date for Applications: *Estimated*April 29, 2019, 11:59 p.m., Eastern Time

Estimated Total Program Funding:    $4,500,000

Award Ceiling: $250,000

Award Floor:   $100,000

Eligible Applicants: 

  • Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
  • Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
  • Special district governments
  • County governments
  • Independent school districts
  • Public housing authorities/Indian housing authorities
  • Others (see text field entitled “Additional Information on Eligibility” for clarification)
  • City or township governments
  • Nonprofits that do not have a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
  • Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments)
  • State governments
  • Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)
  • Private institutions of higher education

Additional Information on Eligibility: The Secretary is authorized to make grants to provide technical assistance to public and nonprofit private entities and coordinate networks of such entities to establish and operate transitional living youth projects for homeless youth. For profit organizations are not eligible. Private institutions of higher education must be nonprofit entities. In selecting eligible applicants to receive grants under this FOA, priority will be given to applicants who have experience in providing shelter and services to homeless youth as required by the Runaway and Homeless Youth (RHY) Act. Faith-based and community organizations that meet the eligibility requirements are eligible to receive awards under this funding opportunity announcement. Applications from individuals (including sole proprietorships) and foreign entities are not eligible and will be disqualified from competitive review and from funding under this announcement.

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Contact Information:    

Applicants may obtain additional information regarding business, administrative, or fiscal issues related to this funding opportunity announcement by contacting:

Angie Webley

Administration for Children and Families
Administration on Children, Youth and Families
Family and Youth Services Bureau, Headquarters

Phone: (202) 401-5490

Applicants may need assistance when working online to submit their application forms electronically. Applicants should always obtain a case number when calling for support. For assistance with submitting the application in Grants.gov, contact Grants.gov 24 hours a day, seven days a week, excluding Federal holidays at:

Grants.gov Contact Center Telephone: 1-800-518-4726 (International Callers, please dial 606-545-5035) E-mail: support@grants.gov

Categories: Children, Department of Health and Human Services, Education Organizations, Employment, Family, Government Organizations, Health, Homeless, Housing, Native American Tribes or Tribal Organizations, Non-profit Organizations, Subgrant Possibilities, Victims of Crime

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