Partnerships to Demonstrate the Effectiveness of Supportive Housing for Families in the Child Welfare System

The summary for the Partnerships to Demonstrate the Effectiveness of Supportive Housing for Families in the Child Welfare System grant is detailed below. This summary states who is eligible for the grant, how much grant money will be awarded, current and past deadlines, Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) numbers, and a sampling of similar government grants. Verify the accuracy of the data provides by visiting the webpage noted in the Link to Full Announcement section or by contacting the appropriate person listed as the Grant Announcement Contact. If any section is incomplete, please visit the website for the Administration for Children and Families, which is the U.S. government agency offering this grant.
Partnerships to Demonstrate the Effectiveness of Supportive Housing for Families in the Child Welfare System: The Administration for Children, Youth and Families (ACYF), Children's Bureau (CB), announces the availability of competitive grant funds authorized by the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act (CAPTA) Reauthorization Act of 2010 (Public Law (P.L.) 111-320). These targeted five-year grants are to be awarded to support: The development or expansion of triage procedures for a subset of families who come to the attention of the child welfare system due to severe housing issues and high service needs; Local implementation of supportive housing services that integrate community services for housing and other critical services for the specified target population; Customized case management services for children and their parents, as well as trauma informed interventions and evidence-based mental health services through partnerships to access additional services through community-based service providers; and Evaluations that examine the process and implementation outcomes for these grants. Grants will further triage efforts outlined in the reauthorization of the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act 2010 through collaborations between child protective services and various community authorities, agencies and providers, focused on intervention, prevention and investigation of child maltreatment. Projects under this funding opportunity announcement (FOA) will serve a subset of families for whom the lack of adequate housing is a factor, in addition to other high service needs, in the imminent placement or placement of the child, or children, in out-of-home care. Community-linked services, as specified in CAPTA, will be provided to families through the local implementation of supportive housing services. The demonstration models will build upon and adapt supportive housing services designed to respond to the complex needs of families with child protective services involvement in a multidisciplinary and ongoing manner. Evidence-based, trauma-informed services will be embedded into the service structure in order to improve housing stability and engagement in supportive services. Applications must describe what evidence-based, trauma-informed services they are considering for inclusion or will include in the service array. Expected outcomes are: a reduction in child welfare system contacts, reduction in child maltreatment, child removals, and foster care placements.
Federal Grant Title: Partnerships to Demonstrate the Effectiveness of Supportive Housing for Families in the Child Welfare System
Federal Agency Name: Administration for Children and Families
Grant Categories: Income Security and Social Services
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: HHS-2012-ACF-ACYF-CA-0538
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 93.670
CFDA Descriptions: Child Abuse and Neglect Discretionary Activities
Current Application Deadline: Jul 30, 2012
Original Application Deadline: Jul 30, 2012
Posted Date: May 30, 2012
Creation Date: May 30, 2012
Archive Date: Jul 31, 2012
Total Program Funding: $5,000,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $1,000,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $500,000
Expected Number of Awards: 5
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
State governments - County governments - City or township governments - Special district governments - Public and State controlled institutions of higher education - Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized) - Public housing authorities/Indian housing authorities - Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments) - Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education - Nonprofits that do not have a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education - Private institutions of higher education - For profit organizations other than small businesses - Small businesses
Additional Information on Eligibility
Eligible applicants are public and private agencies that demonstrate innovation in responding to reports of child abuse and neglect, including programs of collaborative partnerships between the State child protective services agency, community social service agencies and family support programs, law enforcement agencies, developmental disability agencies, substance abuse treatment entities, health care entities, domestic violence prevention entities, mental health service entities, schools, churches and synagogues, and other community agencies, to allow for the establishment of a triage system. Faith-based and community organizations that meet eligibility requirements are eligible to receive awards under this funding opportunity announcement. Individuals, foreign entities, and sole proprietorship organizations are not eligible to compete for, or receive, awards made under this announcement.
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