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Grant-in-Aid (GIA) - Youth Services

Grants to Morris County, New Jersey Nonprofits, For-Profits,
and Agencies for Youth Mental Health and Support Services

GrantWatch ID#: 157841
Agency Type:

Local

Morris County Department of Human Services (MCDHS)

06/30/17 2:00 PM Receipt

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Grants starting at $1,000 to Morris County, New Jersey nonprofits, for-profits, and public agencies for services to meet the emotional and social needs of youth and children at-risk of out-of-home placement. Funding will support services that are community-based, child and family centered, strength-based and culturally competent. The goal for services should be to enable children and adolescents to remain at home, in school, and out of trouble.

The County of Morris is committed to supporting agencies that offer client-centered, trauma-informed, recovery oriented care in a stigma free environment.

Applicants must meet the following criteria:
-Services must be designed for youth aged (0-24).
-Services must support the coordinated system of care for youth (0-24).
-Services must aim to prevent youth (0-24) from becoming involved with the Family Court.

Target populations: Children and youth with special social/emotional needs who are at risk of out of home placement.

Services the County is seeking, based on identified priorities in planning documents, provider reports and community forums:

-Evaluations for youth to assist in planning and/or placement. Specific evaluations consist of psycho-sexual evaluations and firesetter evaluations.

-Chemical dependency evaluations to assist in planning and/or placement. Chemical dependency evaluations must be completed by a Licensed Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LCADC) or a Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CADC) who is supervised by an LCADC.

-Outreach Services for youth and their families who are at risk for abuse and neglect. Services include in home visits, advocacy, crisis intervention, and transportation.

-Counseling for youth and their families. Services must be provided in the Morris County community to assist in addressing sexually acting out behaviors, in-home conflicts, anger management, peer relations, substance abuse, mental illness, and life skills. Services may include home treatment, transportation, dual diagnosis programs, age appropriate groups, parenting education and skill building, individual and family counseling, and use of evidence based practices and trauma informed care.

-After school programs for youth that provide opportunities in areas of interest and that are supervised and structured. Priority will be given to programs that offer services to youth who have special or behavioral health needs. Middle school age (12-14) in most need.

-Case Management for youth who need assistance with development of job skills and placement, support groups, counseling, life skills, pre-vocational assistance, and transportation.

-Mentors/Volunteers for youth who are accessible and available for frequent, regular contact with young people over a sustained period of time.

-Employment Opportunities for youth. Services include training in life and job skills in order to secure and maintain employment with proper support.

-I/DD services. Applied Behavioral Health Services (ABA)

-Bilingual and translation services

$184,837

Minimum Funding Request: $1,000

The subgrant term is January 1, 2018 - December 31, 2018.

The County of Morris reserves the right to renew Subgrant agreements for the period of
January 1, 2019 through December 31, 2019, based upon annual program review and the availability of funding.

Applicants may select the following agency types on the application form:

-Voluntary
-For-Profit
-Not-for-Profit
-Faith Based
-Public

Written questions are to be submitted in writing to the Office of Purchasing no later than seven (7) business days prior to the proposal submission deadline.

All Applications must be received by 2:00 PM on Friday, June 30, 2017.

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

Written questions are to be submitted in writing to the Office of Purchasing via fax 973-829-0304.

Laurie Becker
973-285-6852
lbecker@co.morris.nj.us

James J. Jorgensen, QPA, CCPO
973-285-6333
jjorgensen@co.morris.nj.us

Send your application to:

Morris County Department of Human Services
P.O. Box 900
30 Schuyler Place, 3rd Floor
Morristown, NJ, 07963 -0900
Attn: Pat Mocarski

CC #17-75

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USA: New Jersey: Morris County

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