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93.153 Coordinated Services and Access to Research for Women, Infants, Children, and Youth
HEALTH RESOURCES AND SERVICES ADMINISTRATION, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
Public Health Service Act, Title XXVI, Part D, as amended, Public Law 106-345; Ryan White Care Amendments Act of 2000.
To support, to improve, and expand the system of comprehensive clinical care and social support services for women, infants, children, and youth who are infected with the human immune deficiency virus (HIV) and acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS), and to provide support services for their affected family members. This program is also intended to link comprehensive systems of care with clinical research.
TYPES OF ASSISTANCE:
USES AND USE RESTRICTIONS:
All funds granted should be expended solely for carrying out the approved project in accordance with application guidelines, the conditions of award and the applicable cost principles.
Applicant Eligibility: Public and nonprofit private entities that provide primary care services, either directly or by another entity that is linked with the grantee, either through a contract, written partnership, or other formal agreement. Proof of nonprofit status is required for nonprofit organizations.
Pre-application Coordination: Preapplication coordination is not required. This program is subject to the provisions of Executive Order 12372, "Intergovernmental Review of Federal Programs." An applicant should consult the office or official designated as the single point of contact in his or her State for more information on the process which the State requires to be followed in applying for assistance if the State has selected the program for review.
Formula and Matching Requirements: None.
POST ASSISTANCE REQUIREMENTS:
Reports: Annual program reports, annual program service reports and special reports must be submitted as required. Grantees must submit a Financial Status Report on SF 269 within 90 days after the end of the budget period. The grantee must also submit an annual program data report, due March 1 each year, covering the just ended Jan.1-Dec. 31 calendar year. A final Financial Status Report and final progress report must be submitted 90 days after the end of the project period.
Account Identification: 75-0350-0-1-550.
In fiscal year 2001, a total of 90 project grants were awarded. which included 16 Youth Services Initiative grants. It is estimated that a total of 90 projects will be funded in fiscal year 2002 and fiscal year 2003.
REGULATIONS, GUIDELINES, AND LITERATURE:
PHS Grants Policy Statement, DHHS Publication No. (OASH) 90-50,000, (Rev.) October 1, 1990. Pertinent information may be obtained by contacting the Headquarters Office.
Regional or Local Office: See Regional Agency Offices.
EXAMPLES OF FUNDED PROJECTS:
A variety of agencies are funded under this grant program, but they all represent the collaboration of local health and social services agencies, both public and private, including faith-based and community-based organizations. All contain health service delivery to infected women, infants, children, and youth, using a case management approach. Projects directly provide or arrange for a range of medical social, psychosocial and family support services. Features unique to each project will help demonstrate collectively a variety of strategies to meet the critical needs of HIV infected women, infants, children, and youth. medical, social, psychosocial and family support services. Features unique to each project will help demonstrate collectively a variety of strategies to meet the critical needs of HIV infected women, infants, children, and youth. demonstrate collectively a variety of meeting critical needs of HIV infected women and children.
CRITERIA FOR SELECTING PROPOSALS:
Criteria are included in the program guidance materials provided with application kits. Contact the HRSA Grant Application Center for details.