Announcement of the Award of 12 Single-Source Program Expansion Supplement Grants to Unaccompanied Alien Children's Shelter Care Grantees, 24208 [2013-09699]

Download as PDF 24208 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 79 / Wednesday, April 24, 2013 / Notices Dated: April 18, 2013. John Howard, Director, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES [FR Doc. 2013–09651 Filed 4–23–13; 8:45 am] [CFDA Number: 93.676] BILLING CODE 4163–19–P Administration for Children and Families Announcement of the Award of 12 Single-Source Program Expansion Supplement Grants to Unaccompanied Alien Children’s Shelter Care Grantees Office of Refugee Resettlement, Administration for Children and Families, Department of Health and Human Services. AGENCY: Announcement of the award of 12 single-source program expansion grants to 10 current grantees to expand bed capacity and supportive services to the increasing number of unaccompanied alien children. ACTION: The Administration for Children and Families (ACF), Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) announces the award of twelve single-source program expansion supplement grants to the following ten current grantees, for a total of $33,653,092. SUMMARY: Location Children’s Center, Inc ................................................................................................... BCFS Health and Human Services ............................................................................. Heartland Human Care Services, Inc .......................................................................... Southwest Key, Inc ...................................................................................................... United States Conference of Catholic Bishops ............................................................ Lutheran Immigration Refugee Services ...................................................................... Lutheran Social Services of the South ........................................................................ His House ..................................................................................................................... Lincoln Hall ................................................................................................................... Youth For Tomorrow .................................................................................................... tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Organization Galveston, TX ........................................... San Antonio, TX ....................................... Chicago, IL ................................................ Austin, TX ................................................. Washington, DC ........................................ Baltimore, MD ........................................... Austin, TX ................................................. Opa Locka, FL .......................................... Lincolndale, NY ......................................... Bristow, VA ............................................... These supplement grants will support the expansion of bed capacity and supportive services to meet the number of unaccompanied alien children referrals from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). The funding program is mandated by section 462 of the Homeland Security Act to ensure appropriate placement of all referrals from the DHS. The program is tied to DHS apprehension strategies and sporadic number of border crossers. Award funds will support services to unaccompanied alien children through September 30, 2013. DATES: The period of support under these supplements is October 1, 2012 through September 30, 2013. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jallyn Sualog, Acting Director, Division of Children’s Services, Office of Refugee Resettlement, 901 D Street SW., Washington, Telephone (202) 401–4997. Email:jallyn.sualog@acf.hhs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Since the beginning of FY 13, the Unaccompanied Alien Children (UAC) program has seen a dramatic increase in the number of DHS referrals. The influx of border crossers referred by DHS has grown beyond anticipated rates and has resulted in the program needing a significant increase in the number of shelter beds and supportive services. The UAC program has specific requirements for the provision of services to unaccompanied alien children. These grantee organizations VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:05 Apr 23, 2013 Jkt 229001 are the only entities with the infrastructure, licensing, experience, and appropriate level of trained staff to meet the required service requirements and the urgent need for the expansion of services required to respond to unexpected arrivals of unaccompanied children. The program expansion supplement will support such services and alleviate the buildup of children waiting in border patrol stations for placement in shelter care. Statutory Authority: Section 462 of the Homeland Security Act, (6 U.S.C. 279) and sections 235(c) and 235(d) of the William Wilberforce Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act of 2008, (8 U.S.C. 1232(c) and 1232(d)). Eskinder Negash, Director, Office of Refugee Resettlement. [FR Doc. 2013–09699 Filed 4–23–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4184–45–P ACTION: Amount $354,377 11,826,867 1,459,119 12,450,000 300,000 2,500,000 2,171,142 950,000 523,520 1,118,067 Notice. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is announcing an opportunity for public comment on the proposed collection of certain information by the Agency. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (the PRA), Federal Agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information and to allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments on the regulations that provide protection for human subjects of clinical investigations conducted in support of applications or submissions to FDA for FDA-regulated products. The regulations provide protection of the rights, safety, and welfare of human subjects involved in research activities within FDA’s jurisdiction. SUMMARY: Submit either electronic or written comments on the collection of information by June 24, 2013. DATES: DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Food and Drug Administration [Docket No. FDA–2013–N–0403] Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Protection of Human Subjects: Informed Consent; Institutional Review Boards AGENCY: Food and Drug Administration, HHS. PO 00000 Frm 00059 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Submit electronic comments on the collection of information to http:// www.regulations.gov. Submit written comments on the collection of information to the Division of Dockets Management (HFA–305), Food and Drug Administration, 5630 Fishers Lane, rm. 1061, Rockville, MD 20852. All comments should be identified with the docket number found in brackets in the heading of this document. ADDRESSES: E:\FR\FM\24APN1.SGM 24APN1

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Administration for Children and Families

[CFDA Number: 93.676]


Announcement of the Award of 12 Single-Source Program Expansion 
Supplement Grants to Unaccompanied Alien Children's Shelter Care 
Grantees

AGENCY: Office of Refugee Resettlement, Administration for Children and 
Families, Department of Health and Human Services.

ACTION: Announcement of the award of 12 single-source program expansion 
grants to 10 current grantees to expand bed capacity and supportive 
services to the increasing number of unaccompanied alien children.

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SUMMARY: The Administration for Children and Families (ACF), Office of 
Refugee Resettlement (ORR) announces the award of twelve single-source 
program expansion supplement grants to the following ten current 
grantees, for a total of $33,653,092.

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           Organization                   Location            Amount
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Children's Center, Inc............  Galveston, TX.......        $354,377
BCFS Health and Human Services....  San Antonio, TX.....      11,826,867
Heartland Human Care Services, Inc  Chicago, IL.........       1,459,119
Southwest Key, Inc................  Austin, TX..........      12,450,000
United States Conference of         Washington, DC......         300,000
 Catholic Bishops.
Lutheran Immigration Refugee        Baltimore, MD.......       2,500,000
 Services.
Lutheran Social Services of the     Austin, TX..........       2,171,142
 South.
His House.........................  Opa Locka, FL.......         950,000
Lincoln Hall......................  Lincolndale, NY.....         523,520
Youth For Tomorrow................  Bristow, VA.........       1,118,067
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    These supplement grants will support the expansion of bed capacity 
and supportive services to meet the number of unaccompanied alien 
children referrals from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). The 
funding program is mandated by section 462 of the Homeland Security Act 
to ensure appropriate placement of all referrals from the DHS. The 
program is tied to DHS apprehension strategies and sporadic number of 
border crossers. Award funds will support services to unaccompanied 
alien children through September 30, 2013.

DATES: The period of support under these supplements is October 1, 2012 
through September 30, 2013.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jallyn Sualog, Acting Director, 
Division of Children's Services, Office of Refugee Resettlement, 901 D 
Street SW., Washington, Telephone (202) 401-4997. 
Email:jallyn.sualog@acf.hhs.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Since the beginning of FY 13, the 
Unaccompanied Alien Children (UAC) program has seen a dramatic increase 
in the number of DHS referrals. The influx of border crossers referred 
by DHS has grown beyond anticipated rates and has resulted in the 
program needing a significant increase in the number of shelter beds 
and supportive services.
    The UAC program has specific requirements for the provision of 
services to unaccompanied alien children. These grantee organizations 
are the only entities with the infrastructure, licensing, experience, 
and appropriate level of trained staff to meet the required service 
requirements and the urgent need for the expansion of services required 
to respond to unexpected arrivals of unaccompanied children. The 
program expansion supplement will support such services and alleviate 
the buildup of children waiting in border patrol stations for placement 
in shelter care.

    Statutory Authority:  Section 462 of the Homeland Security Act, 
(6 U.S.C. 279) and sections 235(c) and 235(d) of the William 
Wilberforce Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act of 
2008, (8 U.S.C. 1232(c) and 1232(d)).

Eskinder Negash,
Director, Office of Refugee Resettlement.
[FR Doc. 2013-09699 Filed 4-23-13; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4184-45-P