Mentoring Children of Prisoners

To provide competitive grants to applicants in areas with significant numbers of children of prisoners to support the establishment and operation of programs using a network of public and private entities and to provide mentoring services for these children.

Related Programs

Examples of Funded Projects

In fiscal year 2007, 219 grants were awarded to Urban/Suburban and Rural/Tribal grantees.

It is anticipated that 219 grants will be awarded in fiscal years 2008 and 188 grants will be awarded in 2009.

Agency - Department of Health and Human Services

The Department of Health and Human Services is the Federal government's principal agency for protecting the health of all Americans and providing essential human services, especially to those who are least able to help themselves.

Office - Acting Associate Commissioner, Family and Youth Services Bureau, Administration for Children and Families, Department of Health and Human Services, 1250 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, DC 20447.

Contact: Curtis Porter.

Telephone: (202) 205-8102.

FTS is not available.