National Clearinghouse on Homeless Youth and Families

NEW! Family & Youth Services Bureau: Basic Center Program

Due Date: 
Monday, July 1, 2019

The Family and Youth Services Bureau (FYSB) announces the release of the Basic Center Program (BCP) Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA).

BCPs work to establish or strengthen community-based programs that meet the immediate needs of runaway and homeless youth up to 18 years of age and their families. BCPs provide youth with emergency shelter, food, clothing, counseling, and referrals to necessary services. Basic centers can provide temporary shelter for up to 21 days for youth and seek to reunite young people with their families, whenever possible, or locate appropriate alternative placements. Additional services may include street-based services, home-based services for families with youth at risk of separation from the family, drug abuse education, and prevention services.

Under this announcement, budget and project periods will start on September 30, 2019. An estimated 89 awards will be funded.

Applications are due on Monday, July 1, 2019. View the full announcement at for additional information about this opportunity.

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