Career Learning for Adult Self-Sufficiency (CLASS)

HHS/ACF Funding Announcement: Transitional Living Program and Maternity Group Homes

Posted by Maisha Meminger - On October 22, 2013 (EST)

The Administration for Children and Families (ACF), Administration on Children, Youth and Families (ACYF), Family and Youth Services Bureau (FYSB) is accepting applications for the Transitional Living Program (TLP) and for the Maternity Group Homes (MGH) funding opportunity announcement (FOA).

 

The purpose of these grants is to provide runaway and homeless youth (RHY) an alternative to law enforcement, child welfare, mental health, and juvenile justice systems. Each TLP must provide qualified RHY with safe and appropriate shelter for a period not to exceed 540 days, or, under exceptional circumstances, 635 days. A youth in the program who has not reached 18 years of age on the last day of the 635-day period may, under exceptional circumstances and if otherwise qualified for the program, remain in the program until his or her 18th birthday. Each TLP must provide adult supervision and services, including basic life skills. Basic life skills include money management, budgeting, consumer education and use of credit, parenting skills (as appropriate), interpersonal skill building, educational advancement, job attainment skills, and mental and physical health care, as appropriate.

 

See http://www.acf.hhs.gov/grants/open/foa/index.cfm?switch=foa&fon=HHS-2014-ACF-ACYF-CX-0567



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Modified On : October 22, 2013
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