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Legal and Supportive Services For Individuals and Families Living with HIV

Legal and Supportive Services
For Individuals and Families Living with HIV

Agency Type:

State

Funding Source:

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New York State Department of Health - AIDS Institute, Division of HIV Health Care, Bureau of HIV Ambulatory Care Services, Family and Youth Services Section

Deadline Date:

05/13/10 5:00 PM

Description:

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Component A: Legal Services for Individuals and Families Living with HIV
Component B: Supportive Services for HIV-Affected Families with Dependent Children
To develop and implement legal services for HIV-positive individuals and HIV-affected families with dependent children; and supportive services for HIV-affected families with dependent children. The purpose of the funding is to ensure that a full continuum of both individual and family-oriented legal services is available to assist those affected by HIV in geographic areas of high demonstrated need, as well as supportive services to assist families in planning for the future care and custody of dependent children. Family is defined as the chosen support system of a client. Legal assistance is provided to individuals and families for a wide variety of legal matters including consumer/finance, education, employment, health, housing, income maintenance, individual rights, care and custody plans and other issues such as wills, health care proxies and advance directives.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 123659

Estimated Total Program Funding:

$3,969,150

Number of Grants:

14

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Component A: Legal Services for Individuals and Families Living with HIV
Applicants must meet all of the following eligibility requirements:
be a not-for-profit 501 c (3) community-based organization that currently provides comprehensive legal services to the target population or not-for-profit academic institution that provides legal services through a law school clinic to the target population; demonstrate experience in serving racial/ethnic minority communities; demonstrate experience in providing legal services to HIV-positive individuals and HIV-affected families with dependent children; propose to serve both HIV-positive individuals and HIV-affected families with dependent children.

Component B: Supportive Services for HIV-Affected Families with Dependent Children
Applicants must meet all of the following eligibility requirements:
be a not-for-profit 501 c (3) community-based health and human service organization or voluntary child care agency; demonstrate experience in serving racial/ethnic minority communities; demonstrate experience in providing supportive services to HIV-affected families with dependent children.

Pre-proposal Conference:

Submission of Letter of Interest:
Submission of Applications:
Valerie White
Deputy Director, Administration and Data Systems
New York State Department of Health
AIDS Institute
ESP, Corning Tower, Room 478
Albany, New York 12237

Pre-Application Information:

Written Questions Due by Mail or E-mail: April 8, 2010 by 5:00 P.M.
RFA Updates and Questions & Answers Posted: April 20, 2010
Letter of Interest Due (Optional): April 26, 2010
Submission of Written Questions of a Technical Nature:
Cathy Andersen
New York State Department of Health/AIDS Institute
ESP, Corning Tower, Room 449
Albany, New York 12237
Phone: (518) 473-3435
E-mail: LS2009RFA@health.state.ny.us

Submission of Written Questions of a Substantive Nature:
Deborah Hanna
New York State Department of Health/AIDS Institute
ESP, Corning Tower, Room 449
Albany, New York 12237
LS2009RFA@health.state.ny.us

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Deborah Hanna
New York State Department of Health
AIDS Institute
Corning Tower, Room 449
Albany, New York 12237

Funding or Pin Number:

RFA #09-0003/FAU # 0911131259

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