SSA Early Identification and Intervention Demonstration

The summary for the SSA Early Identification and Intervention Demonstration 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 ODISP OPDR, which is the U.S. government agency offering this grant.
SSA Early Identification and Intervention Demonstration: The Social Security Administration (SSA) is making cooperative agreement funding available to support a project that will design and implement effective, replicable, and sustainable models which will increase the number of children (birth to age 5) who receive developmental screening and improve the early identification of children with developmental delays and/or disabilities. This cooperative agreement will target children from birth to age 5 from the following populations: minority, un-served, underserved, native populations, homeless, premature infants, parental depression or serious emotional disturbance, foster care, low-income, inner city, rural, children affected by substance abuse or withdrawal symptoms resulting from prenatal drug exposure, and children involved in a substantiated case of child abuse. Applicants should show how they intend to assure that participants from diverse populations are served by the project. Applicants must specify the geographic area to be covered by the project.Awardees of cooperative agreement funding must design and implement a model system of early identification and intervention which increases developmental screening of children birth to age 5. Awardees must screen children from at least three of the target populations identified. The awardees and SSA will identify an agreed upon minimum set of screening instruments that can be supplemented depending on the needs of each child, which will be utilized in the project. If the screening reveals that a child has a potential disability or developmental delay, awardees will be required to provide appropriate assessment or refer the child for appropriate assessment. If an assessment reveals a disability or developmental delay, the awardees must provide appropriate early intervention services or refer the child for appropriate early intervention services. Awardees will also be required to provide transportation assistance through a case coordinator, have or develop relationships with providers of screening, assessment, and early intervention services and provide information to families regarding ombudsman or consumer advocacy services. Section 1110 of the Social Security Act authorizes the cooperative agreement funding described in this announcement.
Federal Grant Title: SSA Early Identification and Intervention Demonstration
Federal Agency Name: ODISP OPDR
Grant Categories: Health
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: SSA-OPDR-07-1
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 96.007
CFDA Descriptions: Social Security_Research and Demonstration
Current Application Deadline: No deadline provided
Original Application Deadline: Mar 14, 2007 Applications are to be submitted thr
Posted Date: Feb 01, 2007
Creation Date: Feb 03, 2007
Archive Date: Mar 16, 2007
Total Program Funding: $600,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $300,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $300,000
Expected Number of Awards: 2
Cost Sharing or Matching: Yes
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized) Public and State controlled institutions of higher education Nonprofits that do not have a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education State governments Special district governments Private institutions of higher education Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments) For profit organizations other than small businesses County governments Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education City or township governments
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Grant Announcement Contact
Gary Stammer
Grants Management Officer
Phone 410-965-9501 Grants Management Officer
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