Announcing the Award of a Single-Source Program Expansion Supplement Grant to Casa de Esperanza in St. Paul, MN, 4032-4033 [2016-01326]

Download as PDF 4032 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 15 / Monday, January 25, 2016 / Notices asabaliauskas on DSK5VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES meet regularly and facilitate ongoing communication to coordinate the delivery of national training and technical assistance to primary health clinics. Supplemental award funds will support the grantee in providing training and technical assistance to domestic violence service and health care providers. This award will expand the scope of Futures Without Violence’s technical assistance activities to include additional activities concerned with assessing and responding to domestic violence in health clinics and supporting children/youth and abused parents experiencing domestic violence. This additional technical assistance and training may involve such activities as: (1) Providing technical assistance for nine health centers to create health system changes that support providers and create sustainable responses to victims of intimate partner violence; (2) providing training on comprehensive, culturally competent responses to domestic violence within a Patient Centered Medical Home model; (3) creating new technical assistance resources that promote protective factors and resilience when working with children, youth, and teens impacted by domestic violence, which includes fostering stronger relationships with their non-abusive parents or caregivers; (4) providing training to domestic violence programs that improves consistent implementation of evidence-informed, trauma-informed, and culturally relevant programming for children, youth, and abused parents; (4) maintaining an online resource for domestic violence programs: www.PromisingFuturesWithout Violence.org. The solicited application from Futures Without Violence underwent objective review by a federal panel using criteria that assessed the application’s project approach, its organizational capacity, and budgeting of projected project costs. Statutory Authority: The statutory authority for this award is Section 310 of FVPSA, as amended by Section 201 of the CAPTA Reauthorization Act of 2010, Pub. L. 111–320. The HRSA authority for its funding is through Section 330 of the Public Health Service Act (42 U.S.C. 254b). Christopher Beach, Senior Grants Policy Specialist, Division of Grants Policy, Office of Administration. [FR Doc. 2016–01328 Filed 1–22–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4184–32–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 13:09 Jan 22, 2016 Jkt 238001 DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Administration for Children and Families Announcement of the Award of a Single-Source Expansion Supplement Grant to PathWays PA in Philadelphia, PA Family and Youth Services Bureau (FYSB), ACYF, ACF, HHS. ACTION: Notice of the award of a singlesource expansion supplement grant Transitional Living Program (TLP) to PathWays PA in Philadelphia, PA, to serve additional runaway and homeless youth. AGENCY: The Administration for Children and Families (ACF), Administration on Children, Youth and Families (ACYF), Family and Youth Services Bureau’s (FYSB), Runaway and Homeless Youth Program, announces the award of $200,000 as a single-source expansion supplement grant to PathWays PA to support activities and services for homeless youth under the TLP grant in Philadelphia, PA. DATES: The period of support is September 30, 2015, through September 29, 2016. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Resa F. Matthew, Director, Division of Adolescent Development and Support, Family and Youth Services Bureau, 330 C Street SW., Washington, DC 20201; telephone: (202) 401–5124; email: resa.matthew@acf.hhs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: PathWays PA will serve homeless parenting and non-parenting young women age 16–21. Over the next 12 months, they will serve 10 residential homeless young women in the city of Philadelphia, PA. The goal of PathWays PA’s TLP program is to support homeless youth with positive adult supervision while supporting them in building the assets, strengths, and resources necessary for successful independence. Youth will be housed in five one-bedroom apartments. While in the program, the youth will build life skills and carry out developmental tasks to gain the capacity for independent living and address their assessed/identified needs. They will build assets and strengthen protective factors that reduce the impact of prior trauma (e.g., domestic violence) and reduce the harm of high-risk behaviors through gaining skills in money management, budgeting, consumer education, and use of credit; building life skills and interpersonal skills (and parenting, as appropriate); acquiring their high school diploma or equivalent SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00017 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 (e.g., GED); strengthening job attainment skills, and improving their mental and physical health. PathWays PA TLP staff will work with each youth in the context of their experience (e.g., domestic violence) to minimize the impact of trauma and to develop coping skills through a Personalized Empowerment Plan (PEP). The PEP will identify their pathway for transitioning from supervised participation in the program to independent living or another appropriate living arrangement. As part of this plan, staff will facilitate connections with agencies, organizations, and resources in Philadelphia that will assist in the youth’s transition to independence and create a strong plan for aftercare support. Statutory Authority: Runaway and Homeless Youth Act, 42 U.S.C. 5701– 5752, as most recently amended by the Reconnecting Homeless Youth Act, of 2008, Pub. L. 110–378 on October 8, 2008. Under Sec. 321 Authority for Program, the Secretary is authorized to make grants and to provide technical assistance to public and nonprofit private entities to establish and operate transitional living youth projects for homeless youth (42 U.S.C. 5714–1). CFDA Number: 93.550. Christopher Beach, Senior Grants Policy Specialist, Division of Grants Policy, Office of Administration. [FR Doc. 2016–01340 Filed 1–22–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4184–33–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Administration for Children and Families [CFDA Number: 93.592] Announcing the Award of a SingleSource Program Expansion Supplement Grant to Casa de Esperanza in St. Paul, MN Family and Youth Services Bureau, ACYF, ACF, HHS. ACTION: Notice of the award of a singlesource program expansion supplement grant under the Family Violence Prevention and Services Act (FVPSA) Technical Assistance (TA) Project to Casa de Esperanza to support training and technical assistance activities. AGENCY: The Administration for Children and Families (ACF), Administration on Children, Youth and Families (ACYF), Family and Youth Services Bureau (FYSB), Division of SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\25JAN1.SGM 25JAN1 asabaliauskas on DSK5VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 15 / Monday, January 25, 2016 / Notices Family Violence and Prevention Services (DFVPS) announces the award of $125,000 as a single-source program expansion supplement to the Casa de Esperanza in St. Paul, MN. The grantee, funded under the Family Violence Protection and Services Act (FVPSA) program, is a national technical assistance (TA) provider that assists FVPSA service providers to build the capacity of domestic violence programs to respond to the complex and diverse needs of survivors of domestic violence and dating violence from Latino communities. DATES: The period of support for the single-source program expansion supplement is September 30, 2015 through September 29, 2016. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Seema Zeya, Program Specialist, Family Violence Prevention and Services Program, 1250 Maryland Avenue SW., Suite 8220, Washington, DC 20024. Telephone: 202–205–7889; Email: Seema.Zeya@acf.hhs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Supplemental award funds will support the grantee in providing training and technical assistance to domestic violence service providers. This award will expand the scope of Casa de Esperanza’s technical assistance activities to include supplemental activities around the issue of trafficking for domestic violence programs which may involve activities, such as: • Training on the intersections of domestic violence, sexual violence, and trafficking including, but not limited to, webinars; • Listening sessions with FVPSA grantees and culturally-specific community-based organizations regarding needs, challenges, and barriers related to offering trafficking services (i.e., online, via phone, or in person); • Documentation of current promising practices for serving survivors of trafficking within domestic violence programs and within culturally-specific community-based organizations (i.e., program profiles, a case study, online page); • Development of a technical assistance plan for fostering and sustaining collaborative partnerships on domestic violence and human trafficking which could include a pilot with 1–2 communities; • Resource development: Factsheets or concept brief paper on the intersection of domestic violence and human trafficking with recommendations to enhance the provision of direct services for victims; facilitating stronger multidisciplinary VerDate Sep<11>2014 13:09 Jan 22, 2016 Jkt 238001 partnerships; or culturally/traumainformed programming. In addition, the grantee will support and provide training around the issue of language access planning for domestic violence programs for activities, including: • State-specific training and technical assistance for the 20 State Domestic Violence Coalitions that completed the 2015 Training of Trainers which will include travel to deliver state-specific training; • Listening sessions with FVPSA state administrators, coalitions, and culturally-specific community based organizations; • Documentation of the technical assistance needs, implementation successes, and implementation challenges of 20 states beginning language access planning and working to improve language accessibility within their states; and • Recommendations for state-specific capacity building for the 20 states to enhance statewide language access, including the development of language access plans. Federal staff conducted an objective review of the solicited application using criteria related to the project’s approach, its organizational capacity, and the projected budget for proposed costs in assessing the application. Statutory Authority: Section 310 of the Family Violence Prevention and Services Act, as amended by Section 201 of the CAPTA Reauthorization Act of 2010, Pub. L. 111–320. Christopher Beach, Senior Grants Policy Specialist, Division of Grants Policy, Office of Administration. [FR Doc. 2016–01326 Filed 1–22–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4184–32–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Administration for Children and Families [CFDA Number: 93.550] Announcement of the Award of a Single-Source Expansion Supplement Grant to the Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois, Chicago, IL Family and Youth Services Bureau (FYSB), ACYF, ACF, HHS ACTION: Notice of the award of a singlesource expansion supplement grant to the Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois, Chicago, IL. The award will expand the original scope of approved activities under 3/40 Blueprint: Creating the Blueprint to Reduce LGBTQ Youth AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00018 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 4033 Homelessness and will support the (1) review the findings of the systematic review of the literature conducted as part of the 3/40 Blueprint to identify (a) factors that facilitate positive outcomes for transgender youth in stable housing, education and employment, permanent connections, and well-being, and (2) interventions that may facilitate positive outcomes for transgender Runaway and Homeless Youth (RHY). The Administration for Children and Families (ACF), Administration on Children, Youth and Families (ACYF), Family and Youth Services Bureau (FYSB), Division of Runaway and Homeless Youth, announces the award of $150,000 as a single-source expansion supplement grant to the Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois, Chicago, IL, to support activities under the 3/40 Blueprint: Creating the Blueprint to Reduce LGBTQ Youth Homelessness. 3/ 40 Blueprint: Creating the Blueprint to Reduce LGBTQ Youth Homelessness has been reviewing research, gathering qualitative information, and collecting data to assist in building the capacity of Transitional Living Programs (TLPs) to meet the needs of runaway and homeless youth who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and/or questioning (LGBTQ). DATES: The period of support is September 30, 2015 through September 29, 2016. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Resa F. Matthew, Director, Division of Adolescent Development and Support, Family and Youth Services Bureau, 1250 Maryland Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20024; Telephone: (202) 401–5124; Email: resa.matthew@ acf.hhs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The purpose of this grant is to assist in building the capacity of TLPs to serve youth who identify as lesbian, gay bisexual, transgender, and/or questioning (LGBTQ) and are experiencing homelessness. Through this demonstration grant, FYSB is solidifying its commitment to improving access to services that meet the unique needs of transgender homeless youth. The intent of the targeted supplement is to support knowledge development to strengthen efforts for better understanding and to address the needs of transgender youth experiencing homelessness. Efforts may include identifying innovative, transgenderspecific intervention strategies, determining culturally appropriate screening and assessment tools, gathering information on services and SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\25JAN1.SGM 25JAN1

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Administration for Children and Families

[CFDA Number: 93.592]


Announcing the Award of a Single-Source Program Expansion 
Supplement Grant to Casa de Esperanza in St. Paul, MN

AGENCY: Family and Youth Services Bureau, ACYF, ACF, HHS.

ACTION: Notice of the award of a single-source program expansion 
supplement grant under the Family Violence Prevention and Services Act 
(FVPSA) Technical Assistance (TA) Project to Casa de Esperanza to 
support training and technical assistance activities.

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SUMMARY: The Administration for Children and Families (ACF), 
Administration on Children, Youth and Families (ACYF), Family and Youth 
Services Bureau (FYSB), Division of

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Family Violence and Prevention Services (DFVPS) announces the award of 
$125,000 as a single-source program expansion supplement to the Casa de 
Esperanza in St. Paul, MN. The grantee, funded under the Family 
Violence Protection and Services Act (FVPSA) program, is a national 
technical assistance (TA) provider that assists FVPSA service providers 
to build the capacity of domestic violence programs to respond to the 
complex and diverse needs of survivors of domestic violence and dating 
violence from Latino communities.

DATES: The period of support for the single-source program expansion 
supplement is September 30, 2015 through September 29, 2016.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Seema Zeya, Program Specialist, Family 
Violence Prevention and Services Program, 1250 Maryland Avenue SW., 
Suite 8220, Washington, DC 20024. Telephone: 202-205-7889; Email: 
Seema.Zeya@acf.hhs.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Supplemental award funds will support the 
grantee in providing training and technical assistance to domestic 
violence service providers.
    This award will expand the scope of Casa de Esperanza's technical 
assistance activities to include supplemental activities around the 
issue of trafficking for domestic violence programs which may involve 
activities, such as:
     Training on the intersections of domestic violence, sexual 
violence, and trafficking including, but not limited to, webinars;
     Listening sessions with FVPSA grantees and culturally-
specific community-based organizations regarding needs, challenges, and 
barriers related to offering trafficking services (i.e., online, via 
phone, or in person);
     Documentation of current promising practices for serving 
survivors of trafficking within domestic violence programs and within 
culturally-specific community-based organizations (i.e., program 
profiles, a case study, online page);
     Development of a technical assistance plan for fostering 
and sustaining collaborative partnerships on domestic violence and 
human trafficking which could include a pilot with 1-2 communities;
     Resource development: Factsheets or concept brief paper on 
the intersection of domestic violence and human trafficking with 
recommendations to enhance the provision of direct services for 
victims; facilitating stronger multidisciplinary partnerships; or 
culturally/trauma-informed programming.
    In addition, the grantee will support and provide training around 
the issue of language access planning for domestic violence programs 
for activities, including:
     State-specific training and technical assistance for the 
20 State Domestic Violence Coalitions that completed the 2015 Training 
of Trainers which will include travel to deliver state-specific 
training;
     Listening sessions with FVPSA state administrators, 
coalitions, and culturally-specific community based organizations;
     Documentation of the technical assistance needs, 
implementation successes, and implementation challenges of 20 states 
beginning language access planning and working to improve language 
accessibility within their states; and
     Recommendations for state-specific capacity building for 
the 20 states to enhance statewide language access, including the 
development of language access plans.
    Federal staff conducted an objective review of the solicited 
application using criteria related to the project's approach, its 
organizational capacity, and the projected budget for proposed costs in 
assessing the application.

    Statutory Authority: Section 310 of the Family Violence 
Prevention and Services Act, as amended by Section 201 of the CAPTA 
Reauthorization Act of 2010, Pub. L. 111-320.

Christopher Beach,
Senior Grants Policy Specialist, Division of Grants Policy, Office of 
Administration.
[FR Doc. 2016-01326 Filed 1-22-16; 8:45 am]
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