Hospital-Based Adoption Support Services

The Children's Bureau announces the availability of competitive grant funds authorized by the Adoption Opportunities program.

The purpose of this funding opportunity announcement is to award one 18-month discretionary grant to improve hospital-based adoption support services for pregnant
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and expectant mothers through training of hospital-based adoption support service providers, doctors, and staff who provide pregnancy or adoption information and referrals, using an existing infant adoption awareness training curriculum.

The funded project will train these designated staff in accordance with best practice guidelines specific to infant adoption awareness training in providing adoption information and referrals to pregnant women on an equal basis with all other courses of action included in nondirective counseling.

Such activities will help ensure that mothers who wish to make an adoption have access to appropriately trained staff and comprehensive supports throughout the adoption process.
Related Programs

Adoption Opportunities

Department of Health and Human Services


Agency: Administration for Children and Families - ACYF/CB

Office:

Estimated Funding: $750,000


Relevant Nonprofit Program Categories

P02.02
Adoption




Obtain Full Opportunity Text:
https://ami.grantsolutions.gov/HHS-2017-ACF-ACYF-CO-1282

Additional Information of Eligibility:
Eligible entities include public or private agencies or organizations, including adoptive family groups and minority groups.

Faith-based and community organizations that meet the eligibility requirements are eligible to receive awards under this funding opportunity announcement.

Applications from individuals (including sole proprietorships) and foreign entities are not eligible and will be disqualified from competitive review and from funding under this announcement.

Full Opportunity Web Address:


Contact:


Agency Email Description:


Agency Email:
app_support@acf.hhs.gov

Date Posted:
2017-07-05

Application Due Date:
2017-08-04

Archive Date:
2017-09-03



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