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Supporting Vulnerable At-Risk Youth and Youth Transitioning Out of Foster Care

 
Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 16.049
Sponsors
Office of Juvenile Justice Delinquency Prevention, U.S. Department of Justice
Deadlines
Aug 15, 2022
Contact

Office of Justice Programs Response Center:
grants@ncjrs.gov
800.851.3420
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Purpose

The Office of Juvenile Justice Delinquency Prevention will provide funding for pilot demonstration projects to develop, implement, and build replicable treatment models for residential-based innovative care, treatment, and services for adolescents and youth transitioning out of foster care who have experienced a history of foster care involvement, child poverty, child abuse or neglect, human trafficking, juvenile justice involvement, substance use or misuse, or gang involvement. The program has an interest in providing services for youth in rural areas.

Required activities for Category 1: Project Sites include:

  • Providing crisis stabilization services
  • Supporting educational, literacy, and vocational services
  • Providing substance use or misuse treatment and services
  • Accessing and managing health and mental healthcare
  • Securing safe, stable, and affordable permanent housing
  • Promoting prosocial activities
  • Developing additional life skills

Required activities for Category 2: Training and Technical Assistance includes:

  • Develop technical assistance plans for each site
  • Provide targeted content training to project site staff to increase their capacity to implement strategies to address issues related to vulnerable at-risk youth and youth transitioning out of foster care
  • Establish tools and techniques for working across different disciplines to facilitate information sharing, communication, and coordination
  • Facilitate peer-to-peer information sharing and learning communities between the sites to promote problem solving and innovation through the exchange of information and ideas
  • Plan and coordinate annual cross-site meetings of project site grantees, including providing logistical support, developing meeting agendas, and identifying faculty and/or consultants
  • Develop and deliver general training activities on residential-based innovative care, treatment, and services for communities not funded through the project who may be interested in learning more about activities
  • Develop and disseminate resources on best practices and lessons learned from the project sites
  • Produce written summaries of all meetings, onsite visits, conference calls, and trainings
Eligibility

Eligible applicants for Category 1 project sites include:

  • State governments
  • City or township governments
  • Public, state-controlled, and private institutions of higher education
  • County governments
  • Native American tribal organizations
  • Native American tribal governments (federally recognized)
  • Nonprofit organizations with and without 501(c)(3) status with the IRS
  • For-profit organizations other than small businesses
  • Independent school districts

Eligible applicants for Category 2 training and technical assistance includes:

  • Nonprofit organizations with and without 501(c)(3) status with the IRS
  • For-profit organizations other than small businesses
  • Public, state-controlled, and private institutions of higher education
Geographic coverage
Nationwide
Amount of funding

Category 1:

  • Award ceiling: $600,000
  • Project period: 36 months
  • Estimated number of awards: 6

Category 2:

  • Award ceiling: $825,000
  • Project period: 12 months
  • Estimated number of awards: 1
Application process

Links to the full announcement, application instructions, and the online application process are available through grants.gov.

Applicants should submit an SF-424 and an SF-LLL in grants.gov by August 15, 2022.

Submit the full application, including attachments, in the JustGrants grants management system by August 29, 2022.

Tagged as
Abuse and violence · Behavioral health · Educational attainment · Employment and unemployment · Healthcare needs and services · Housing and homelessness · Human services · Poverty · Self-sufficiency · Substance use and misuse

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