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17.805 Homeless Veterans Reintegration Project

FEDERAL AGENCY:

OFFICE OF THE ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR VETERANS' EMPLOYMENT AND TRAINING, DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

AUTHORIZATION:

Stewart B. McKinney Homeless Assistance Act of 1987; Title II, Part C; Public Law 100-77, as amended; Public Laws 100- 628, 101-645, 102-590, 104-275, 105-41; 105-114, and 107-95; 42 U.S.C. 1447-1450; 38 U.S.C., 4111.
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To provide funds for demonstration programs to expedite the reintegration of homeless veterans into the labor force.

TYPES OF ASSISTANCE:

Project Grants.
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USES AND USE RESTRICTIONS:

Projects supported with these funds shall provide for employment and training services and support services directly or through linkages with other service providers to assist homeless veterans to reenter the workforce. Outreach is necessary and is to be performed by formerly homeless veterans.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:

Applicant Eligibility:   State and local public agencies, Private Industry Councils and not-for-profit agencies. Potential jurisdictions are metropolitan areas of the 75 largest U.S. cities or rural areas in need, as announced in the solicitation for grant applications (SGA).

Beneficiary Eligibility:   Individuals who are homeless veterans. The term "homeless" or "homeless individual" includes: (1) An individual who lacks a fixed, regular, and adequate night-time residence; and (2) an individual who has a primary night-time residence that is: (a) a supervised publicly or privately operated shelter designed to provide temporary living accommodations including welfare hotels, congregate shelters, and transitional housing for the mentally ill; (b) an institution that provides a temporary institutionalized; or (c) a public or private place not designed for, or ordinarily used as, a regular sleeping accommodations for human beings (Reference: 42 U.S.C. 1302). A "veteran" is an individual who served in the activity military, naval, or air service, and who was discharged or released there from under conditions other than dishonorable. (Reference: 33 U.S.C. 101 (2).)

Credentials/Documentation:   According to the program's Solicitation for Grant Application (SGA) or Standard 424, Application for Federal Assistance.

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APPLICATION AND AWARD PROCESS:
Pre-application Coordination:   This program is excluded from coverage under E.O. 12372.

Application Procedure:   Standard Form 424, Application for Federal Assistance, and Standard Form 424A, Budget Information shall be submitted, along with the technical proposal and budget narrative as required by the application annual or biannual SGA. This program is subject to the provisions of OMB Circular Nos. A-102, A-112, A-87, A-122, 29 CFR 93, 95, 96, 97, and 98.

Award Procedure:   The Office of the Assistant Secretary for Administration and Management, and the Assistant Secretary for Veterans' Employment and Training are responsible for all funding decisions regarding this program.

Deadlines:   The specific deadlines for submission of applications for this program are published in the SGA. document.

Range of Approval/Disapproval Time:   Approximately 90 days.

Appeals:   Debriefings of unsuccessful applicants are provided upon request.

Renewals:   As noted in the SGA.

ASSISTANCE CONSIDERATIONS:

Formula and Matching Requirements:   No matching is required.

Length and Time Phasing of Assistance:   Usually awarded for a full fiscal year (October through September period).

POST ASSISTANCE REQUIREMENTS:

Reports:   Quarterly reporting of outlays, and other financial information using SF-269, Financial Status Report, and quarterly reporting of program activity such as number served and number placed in jobs.

Audits:   Subject to the provisions of 29 CFR Part 96 Audits of Federally Funded Grants, Contracts, and Agreements.

Records:   Financial and performance records to be maintained in accordance with the grant agreement.

FINANCIAL INFORMATION:

Account Identification:   16-0164-0-1-702.

Obligations:   (Grants) FY 01 $17,500,000; FY 02 est $18,250,000; and FY 03 est $17,500,000.

Range and Average of Financial Assistance:  
For PY 2015 there are 152 grant awards ranging from $92,000 to $300,000 for an average of $230,000.

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PROGRAM ACCOMPLISHMENTS:
Grantees expected to serve over 15,000 homeless veterans and provide placement assistance to over 9,000 in fiscal year 2002.

REGULATIONS, GUIDELINES, AND LITERATURE:

Not applicable.

INFORMATION CONTACTS:

Regional or Local Office:   See Regional Agency Offices. Contact the Regional Administrator or State Director for Veterans' Employment and Training at the nearest office listed in Appendix IV of the Catalog.

Headquarters Office:   Maria E. Temiquel 200 Constitution Avenue, N.W. Room S-1325, Washington, District of Columbia 20210 Email: temiquel.maria@dol.gov Phone: 202-693-4706 Fax: 202-693-4755

Web Site Address:  
https://www.dol.gov

EXAMPLES OF FUNDED PROJECTS:

Not applicable.

CRITERIA FOR SELECTING PROPOSALS:

Based on criteria in the Solicitation for Grant Application.

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