Notice of Grants Awards, 18727 [E9-9429]

Download as PDF 18727 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 78 / Friday, April 24, 2009 / Notices Number of respondents Instrument Responses per respondent Total responses Hours per response Total burden hours Surveys .............................................................................. Focus groups ..................................................................... 50,000 50 1 1 50,000 50 .1 1.5 5,000 75 Total ............................................................................ 50,050 .......................... 50,050 ........................ 5,075 Written comments and recommendations concerning the proposed information collection should be sent within 30 days of this notice to the desk officer for HRSA, either by email to OIRA_submission@omb.eop.gov or by fax to 202–395–6974. Please direct all correspondence to the ‘‘attention of the desk officer for HRSA.’’ Dated: April 17, 2009. Alexandra Huttinger, Director, Division of Policy Review and Coordination. [FR Doc. E9–9383 Filed 4–23–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4165–15–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Office of Refugee Resettlement Notice of Grants Awards mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES AGENCY: Office of Refugee Resettlement, Administration for Children and Families. ACTION: Notice is hereby given that awards will be made to nine unaccompanied alien children (UAC) care providers in the amount of $9,714,681: Catholic Charities Archdiocese of Miami, FL: $1,460,667; Heartland Alliance, Chicago, IL: $935,645; Southwest Key Phoenix, AZ: $762,970; Southwest Key El Paso, TX: 229,590; Florence Crittenton, Fullerton, CA: $2,215,000; LSS of the South, Corpus Christi, TX: $439,955; Baptist Children and Families, San Antonio, TX: $2,970,854; Lutheran Immigrant and Refugee Services, Baltimore, MD: $350,000; and US Conference of Catholic Bishops, Baltimore, MD: $350,000. CFDA#: 93.676. Legislative Authority: Section 462 of the Homeland Security Act of 2002, 6 U.S.C. 279, and Section 235 of the William Wilberforce Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act of 2008, 8 U.S.C. 1232. Project Period: 5/1/2009–9/30/2009. SUMMARY: This funding will support the expansion of shelter/foster care program bed capacity to meet the additional number of unaccompanied alien VerDate Nov<24>2008 16:20 Apr 23, 2009 Jkt 217001 children (UAC) referrals from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and other Federal agencies resulting from the recent passage of the William Wilberforce Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act (TVPRA) of 2008. Many provisions in the TVPRA will dramatically affect the Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) UAC program’s capacity to provide placement, custodial and residential shelter care services. ORR expects an additional 6,800 referrals annually from DHS. 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, (202) 401–4858. Dated: April 13, 2009. David H. Siegel, Acting Director, Office of Refugee Resettlement. [FR Doc. E9–9429 Filed 4–23–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Health Resources and Services Administration ‘‘Low Income Levels’’ Used for Various Health Professions and Nursing Programs Included in Titles III, VII and VIII of the Public Health Service Act AGENCY: Health Resources and Services Administration, HHS. ACTION: Notice. SUMMARY: The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) is PO 00000 Frm 00045 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 updating income levels used to identify a ‘‘low income family’’ for the purpose of determining eligibility for programs that provide health professions and nursing training for individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds. These various programs are included in Titles III, VII and VIII of the Public Health Service Act. The Department periodically publishes in the Federal Register lowincome levels used to determine eligibility for grants and cooperative agreements to institutions providing training for (1) disadvantaged individuals, (2) individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds, or (3) individuals from ‘‘low-income’’ families. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The various health professions and nursing grant and cooperative agreement programs that use the low-income levels to determine whether an individual is from an economically disadvantaged background in making eligibility and funding determinations generally make awards to: Accredited schools of medicine, osteopathic medicine, public health, dentistry, veterinary medicine, optometry, pharmacy, allied health podiatric medicine, nursing, chiropractic, public or private nonprofit schools which offer graduate programs in behavioral health and mental health practice, and other public or private nonprofit health or education entities to assist the disadvantaged to enter and graduate from health professions and nursing schools. Some programs provide for the repayment of health professions or nursing education loans for disadvantaged students. Low-Income Levels The Secretary defines a ‘‘low-income family’’ for programs included in Titles III, VII and VIII of the Public Health Service Act as having an annual income that does not exceed 200 percent of the Department’s poverty guidelines. A family is a group of two or more individuals related by birth, marriage, or adoption who live together or an individual who is not living with any relatives. Most HRSA programs use the income of the student’s parents to compute low income status, while a few E:\FR\FM\24APN1.SGM 24APN1

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Office of Refugee Resettlement


Notice of Grants Awards

AGENCY: Office of Refugee Resettlement, Administration for Children and 
Families.

ACTION: Notice is hereby given that awards will be made to nine 
unaccompanied alien children (UAC) care providers in the amount of 
$9,714,681: Catholic Charities Archdiocese of Miami, FL: $1,460,667; 
Heartland Alliance, Chicago, IL: $935,645; Southwest Key Phoenix, AZ: 
$762,970; Southwest Key El Paso, TX: 229,590; Florence Crittenton, 
Fullerton, CA: $2,215,000; LSS of the South, Corpus Christi, TX: 
$439,955; Baptist Children and Families, San Antonio, TX: $2,970,854; 
Lutheran Immigrant and Refugee Services, Baltimore, MD: $350,000; and 
US Conference of Catholic Bishops, Baltimore, MD: $350,000.

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    CFDA#: 93.676.
    Legislative Authority: Section 462 of the Homeland Security Act of 
2002, 6 U.S.C. 279, and Section 235 of the William Wilberforce 
Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act of 2008, 8 U.S.C. 
1232.
    Project Period: 5/1/2009-9/30/2009.

SUMMARY: This funding will support the expansion of shelter/foster care 
program bed capacity to meet the additional number of unaccompanied 
alien children (UAC) referrals from the Department of Homeland Security 
(DHS) and other Federal agencies resulting from the recent passage of 
the William Wilberforce Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization 
Act (TVPRA) of 2008. Many provisions in the TVPRA will dramatically 
affect the Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) UAC program's capacity 
to provide placement, custodial and residential shelter care services. 
ORR expects an additional 6,800 referrals annually from DHS.
    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, (202) 401-4858.

    Dated: April 13, 2009.
David H. Siegel,
Acting Director, Office of Refugee Resettlement.
[FR Doc. E9-9429 Filed 4-23-09; 8:45 am]
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