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 Maternity Group Homes (MGH).
These activities are authorized by the
Runaway and Homeless Youth Act, 42 United States Code (U.S.C.) sections 5701 through 5752 to address runaway and homeless youth (RHY) problems.
TLPs provide an alternative to involving RHY in the law enforcement, child welfare, mental health, and juvenile justice systems.
Each TLP must provide a safe and appropriate shelter for up to 18 months of services with adult supervision, life and interpersonal skill building, career counseling and job skills, counseling, and medical care as appropriate.
MGHs are specialized transitional living programs targeting services to pregnant and/or parenting youth and their children.
Additionally MGH provide parenting instruction, child care, transportation, family budgeting, nutrition and health services, family planning, abstinence education and pregnancy prevention services.