HHS Rolls out $201.6M in Grants to Aid Migrant Healthcare Centers, Homeless

Agency: Health Resources & Services Admin (HHS); Program: Service Area Competitions (Health Center Program; Community Health Centers, Migrant Health Centers, Health Care for the Homeless, and Public Housing)(CFDA Number 93.224) (Funding Opportunity Number: HRSA-18-023); Eligibility: Schools; governments; tribes; community health facilities; public and nonprofit private entities including faith-based and community-based organizations (school-based health centers are encouraged); Funding: $201.6 million for 52 awards (no match required); Deadline: Sept. 11.

Summary: This funding is intended to provide comprehensive primary healthcare services to underserved areas or populations.

Specifically, projects must provide services to migrant populations and provide a plan that ensures the availability and accessibility of preventive health care services to people experiencing homelessness, defined as patients who lack housing, including residents of permanent supportive housing, transitional housing, or other housing programs that are targeted to homeless populations, in the service area. Applicants can check the HRSA Service Area Announcement Table (http://bphc.hrsa.gov/sac/default.aspx) for details on geographic eligibility. All service areas listed in the table are currently served by Health Center Program grantees whose project periods are ending. HRSA intends to continue to support health services in this area. Competitive applicants must demonstrate how they will make services available and accessible in a sustainable manner. Technical assistance is here: http://tinyurl.com/nj89soz

Info: https://goo.gl/m6C6Lr (NOFA); https://goo.gl/aWYsgw (guidance); Beth Hartmayer, telephone 301/594-4300, e-mail BPHCSAC@hrsa.gov for questions about the competition.

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