Office of Refugee Resettlement; Unaccompanied Alien Children Shelter Care Facilities, 36331 [E8-14429]

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Legslative Authority: The Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) is mandated by Section 462 of the Homeland Security Act to ensure appropriate placement of all unaccompanied alien children referred to ORR for care and custody by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). Amount of Award: $2,521,320. SUMMARY: This notice announces that the Administration for Children and Families (ACF), Office of Refugee Resettlement intends to award ten unaccompanied alien shelter care providers in the amount of $2,521,320. This funding will support services through September 30, 2008. Location Southwest Key—El Paso .............................. The Children’s Village ................................... Florence Crittenton ....................................... Lutheran Social Services of the South ......... Heartland/ICC ............................................... Southwest Indiana Youth Village .................. International Educational Services—Foster Care. International Educational Services—Foster Care. Pioneer Services ........................................... Southwest Key—Pleasant Hill ...................... rfrederick on PROD1PC67 with NOTICES Grantee El Paso, TX .................................................. New York, NY ............................................... Los Angeles, CA .......................................... Austin, TX ..................................................... Chicago, IL ................................................... Vincennes, IN ............................................... Brownsville, TX ............................................. 06/10/08–09/30/08 06/10/08–09/30/08 06/10/08–09/30/08 06/10/08–09/30/08 06/10/08–09/30/08 06/10/08–09/30/08 06/10/08–09/30/08 $390,320 445,000 336,000 600,000 325,000 120,000 90,000 Harlingen, TX ............................................... 06/10/08–09/30/08 70,000 Fife, WA ........................................................ Pleasant Hill, CA .......................................... 06/10/08–09/30/08 06/10/08–09/30/08 85,000 60,000 This funding will support the expansion of shelter/foster/staff secure/ secured/therapeutic care program bed capacity to meet the number of unaccompanied alien children referrals from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). This expansion is necessary to replace bed capacity discontinued at several sites as well as to accommodate the increase of length of stay of UAC in ORR’s care. This supplemental funding will support the additional bed capacity through the summer high season, terminating at the end of the 2008 fiscal year. To ensure the program would have complete flexibility to expand and contract to meet the ever-changing demands of the program, ORR specifically included language in its program announcement to stipulate that funding and capacity may increase based on the needs of the program. The program has very specific requirements for the provision of services. Existing grantees are the only entities with the infrastructure, licensing, experience and appropriate level of trained staff to meet VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:05 Jun 25, 2008 Jkt 214001 Project period the service requirements and the urgent need for expansion. The program’s ability to avoid a backlog of children waiting in border patrol stations for placement can only be accommodated through the expansion of existing programs through this supplemental award process. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kenneth Tota, Office of Refugee Resettlement, Administration for Children and Families, 370 L’Enfant Promenade, SW., Washington, DC 20447, telephone (202) 401–4858. Dated: June 17, 2008. David H. Siegel, Acting Director, Office of Refugee Resettlement. [FR Doc. 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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 124 (Thursday, June 26, 2008)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E8-14429]


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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Administration for Children and Families


Office of Refugee Resettlement; Unaccompanied Alien Children 
Shelter Care Facilities

AGENCY: Office of Refugee Resettlement, ACF, DHHS.

ACTION: Notice to award ten non-competitive supplements to existing 
Unaccompanied Alien Children (UAC) Shelter Care Facilities.

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    CFDA #: 93.676.
    Legslative Authority: The Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) is 
mandated by Section 462 of the Homeland Security Act to ensure 
appropriate placement of all unaccompanied alien children referred to 
ORR for care and custody by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS).
    Amount of Award: $2,521,320.
SUMMARY: This notice announces that the Administration for Children and 
Families (ACF), Office of Refugee Resettlement intends to award ten 
unaccompanied alien shelter care providers in the amount of $2,521,320. 
This funding will support services through September 30, 2008.

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               Grantee                         Location              Project period               Amount
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Southwest Key--El Paso...............  El Paso, TX............        06/10/08-09/30/08                 $390,320
The Children's Village...............  New York, NY...........        06/10/08-09/30/08                  445,000
Florence Crittenton..................  Los Angeles, CA........        06/10/08-09/30/08                  336,000
Lutheran Social Services of the South  Austin, TX.............        06/10/08-09/30/08                  600,000
Heartland/ICC........................  Chicago, IL............        06/10/08-09/30/08                  325,000
Southwest Indiana Youth Village......  Vincennes, IN..........        06/10/08-09/30/08                  120,000
International Educational Services--   Brownsville, TX........        06/10/08-09/30/08                   90,000
 Foster Care.
International Educational Services--   Harlingen, TX..........        06/10/08-09/30/08                   70,000
 Foster Care.
Pioneer Services.....................  Fife, WA...............        06/10/08-09/30/08                   85,000
Southwest Key--Pleasant Hill.........  Pleasant Hill, CA......        06/10/08-09/30/08                   60,000
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    This funding will support the expansion of shelter/foster/staff 
secure/secured/therapeutic care program bed capacity to meet the number 
of unaccompanied alien children referrals from the Department of 
Homeland Security (DHS). This expansion is necessary to replace bed 
capacity discontinued at several sites as well as to accommodate the 
increase of length of stay of UAC in ORR's care. This supplemental 
funding will support the additional bed capacity through the summer 
high season, terminating at the end of the 2008 fiscal year.
    To ensure the program would have complete flexibility to expand and 
contract to meet the ever-changing demands of the program, ORR 
specifically included language in its program announcement to stipulate 
that funding and capacity may increase based on the needs of the 
program. The program has very specific requirements for the provision 
of services. Existing grantees are the only entities with the 
infrastructure, licensing, experience and appropriate level of trained 
staff to meet the service requirements and the urgent need for 
expansion. The program's ability to avoid a backlog of children waiting 
in border patrol stations for placement can only be accommodated 
through the expansion of existing programs through this supplemental 
award process.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kenneth Tota, Office of Refugee 
Resettlement, Administration for Children and Families, 370 L'Enfant 
Promenade, SW., Washington, DC 20447, telephone (202) 401-4858.

    Dated: June 17, 2008.
David H. Siegel,
Acting Director, Office of Refugee Resettlement.
[FR Doc. E8-14429 Filed 6-25-08; 8:45 am]
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