Agency: Admin. for Children & Families and Office of Refugee Resettlement (HHS); Program: Alternative Transitional Services for Unaccompanied Refugee Minors (CFDA Number: 93.576) (Funding Opportunity Number: HHS-2017-ACF-ORR-ZX-1206); Eligibility: nonprofits and faith-based organizations; Funding: $2.7 million for two awardsh (no match required); Deadline (Tentative): June (the solicitation will be released in April).
Summary: Funds will support time-limited transitional placement, benefits and services to assist eligible older youth to obtain the skills necessary for economic self-sufficiency and independent living,. A range of possible placement options are anticipated; placements provided to youth under the age of 18 must be licensed according to state/local licensing regulations. Major program activities will include work readiness training and job placement and retention in a supportive environment.