ACL intends to award funds for the establishment of one (1) center for independent living in American Samoa to provide, expand and improve the provision of independent living services and support the network of centers for independent living.
At a minimum, centers funded by the program are required
to provide the following core services:
• Information and referral; • Independent Living skills training; • Peer counseling; • Individual and systems advocacy; and • Services that facilitate transition from nursing homes and other institutions to the community, assistance to those at risk of entering institutions, and facilitate the transition of youth to postsecondary life.
The estimated total funding amount to be awarded to establish a center for independent living in American Samoa is $159,76 2.