The Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health, [PROGRAM OFFICE NAME] announces the availability of funds for Fiscal Year (FY) 2021 grants under the authority of Division H, Title II of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 (Public Law No.
116-260) and Section 1704 of the Public Health Service
Act (42 U.S.C.
The primary focus of the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health is leading America to healthier lives, especially for those who are most vulnerable, including those who have suffered historic disparities.
In support of this vision, the Office of Population Affairs (OPA) promotes health across the reproductive lifespan through innovative, evidence-based adolescent health and family planning programs, services, strategic partnerships, evaluation, and research.
OPA prioritizes advancing equity for all, including people of color and others who have been historically underserved, marginalized, and adversely affected by persistent poverty and inequality.
OPA administers the Title X program, the Teen Pregnancy Prevention (TPP) Program, and the Embryo Adoption Awareness and Services program.
OPA advises the Secretary of HHS and the Assistant Secretary for Health on a wide range of topics, including adolescent health, family planning, sterilization, and other population issues.
By focusing on advancing equity across all OPA programs, including the Embryo Adoption Awareness and Services program, we can create opportunities for the improvement of communities that have been historically underserved, which benefits everyone.