Maternity Group Home Program

The Administration for Children and Families, Administration on Children, Youth and Families' Family and Youth Services Bureau (FYSB) announces the availability of funds under the Transitional Living Program’s Maternity Group Home (MGH) grant program (hereafter referred to as the MGH program).

The


purpose of FYSB’s MGH program is to provide safe, stable, and appropriate shelter only for pregnant and/or parenting youth ages 16 to under 22 and their dependent child(ren) for 18 months and, under extenuating circumstances, up to 21 months.

Service providers must accommodate for the needs and safety of the dependent children to include facility safety standards for infants and children on the premises.

MGH services include, but are not limited to, parenting skills, child development, family budgeting, and health and nutrition education, in addition to the required services provided under the Transitional Living Program to help MGH youth realize improvements in four core outcome areas.

The MGH combination of shelter and services is designed to promote long-term, economic independence to ensure the well-being of the youth and their child(ren).

Grants awarded under this announcement will have a start date of September 30, 2019 and will be for a 36-month project period.
Related Programs

Transitional Living for Homeless Youth

Department of Health and Human Services


Agency: Department of Health and Human Services

Office: Administration for Children & Families - ACYF/FYSB

Estimated Funding: $4,500,000





Obtain Full Opportunity Text:
https://ami.grantsolutions.gov/HHS-2019-ACF-ACYF-CX-1577

Additional Information of Eligibility:
The Secretary is authorized to make grants to provide technical assistance to public and nonprofit private entities and coordinate networks of such entities to establish and operate transitional living youth projects for homeless youth.

For profit organizations are not eligible.

Private institutions of higher education must be nonprofit entities.

In selecting eligible applicants to receive grants under this FOA, priority will be given to applicants who have experience in providing shelter and services to homeless youth as required by the Runway and Homeless Youth (RHY) Act.

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:
https://ami.grantsolutions.gov/HHS-2019-ACF-ACYF-CX-1577

Contact:


Agency Email Description:
ACF Applications Help Desk

Agency Email:


Date Posted:
2019-06-11

Application Due Date:


Archive Date:
2019-08-24


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