$$$ Supports Direct Services to Aid Survivors of Torture

HHS’s Admin. for Children & Families (HHS) rolls out the FY 2015 Direct Services for Survivors of Torture (CFDA Number: 93.604) (Funding Opportunity Number: HHS-2015-ACF-ORR-ZT-0980) competition.

Eligibility: State and local governments, public and private colleges and universities, public housing authorities, nonprofits and for-profits; Funding: $10 million for 30 awards ranging from $150,000 to $500,000 each; Deadline: June 24.

The grantees will provide direct services to refugees, asylum seekers, asylees, certain immigrant classes and United States citizens who have been tortured on foreign soil. Applicants must propose a comprehensive approach to address the physical, psychological, social and rehabilitative needs of survivors of torture in a culturally linguistic, competent and collaborative manner. Activities can include occupational and legal services.

Contact: Tim Kelly, 202/260-7614; e-mail, tim.kelly@acf.hhs.gov

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