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Deadline: July 1, 2019

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: Transitional Living Program

The Transitional Living Program (TLP) will help runaway and homeless youth between the ages of 16 to under 22 establish sustainable living and well-being for themselves and, if applicable, their dependent child(ren), successfully transitioning youth experiencing homelessness into adulthood through the promotion of self-sufficient living and the prevention of long-term dependency on social services.

TLP Projects are responsible for consistently enhancing short-term outcome areas for youth in the four core outcome areas:

  1. Social and Emotional Well-Being: Youth or pregnant and parenting youth will connect to systems of care providers that are trauma-informed, promote positive and healthy messages, and assist youth with improved physical health, dental health, and mental health.
  2. Permanent Connections: Youth or pregnant and parenting youth will experience positive ongoing attachments to families, communities, schools, and other social networks. Pregnant and/or parenting youth have developed healthy family engagement strategies and parenting skills.
  3. Education or Employment: Youth or pregnant and parenting youth will connect to school including post-secondary education or vocational training program, learn or improve interviewing and improve job attainment skills, and secure employment.
  4. Safe and Stable Housing: Youth or pregnant and parenting youth and their dependent child(ren) will transition to safe and stable housing that appropriately matches their level of need after leaving a TLP to include: rapid re-housing, permanent supportive housing, moving in with family, residential treatment center, or substance abuse treatment facility.

Amount: Approximately $4,500,000 is available to make up to 18 awards ranging from $100,000-$250,000 and averaging $100,000 per year for a 36-month project period.

Grantees must provide at least 10 percent of the total approved cost of the project.

Eligibility: Public and nonprofit private entities and coordinate networks of such entities.

Link: https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=310611

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