Administration for Children and Families January 20, 2016 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Proposed Information Collection Activity; Comment Request
Document Number: 2016-00889
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-20
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
Announcement of the Award a Single-Source Program Expansion Supplement Grant to BCFS Health and Human Services in San Antonio, TX
Document Number: 2016-00886
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-20
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The Administration for Children and Families (ACF), Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR), announces the award of a single-source program expansion supplement grant for $12,860,855 to BCFS Health and Human Services (BCFS) in San Antonio, TX, under the Unaccompanied Children's (UC) Program to support a program expansion supplement. The expansion supplement grant will support the need to increase shelter capacity to accommodate the increasing numbers of UCs being referred by DHS. BCFS has a network of trained, qualified emergency staff able to bring on board and operate emergency beds in short timeframe. BCFS provides residential services to UC in the care and custody of ORR, as well as services to include counseling, case management, and additional support services to the family or to the UC and their sponsor when a UC is released from ORR's care and custody.