FY 1988 and Earlier Urban Development Action Grant Awards Closeout

HUD administratively closed out over 2,930 Fiscal Year (FY) 1988 and earlier, Urban Development Action Grant awards. This is a notification message.
The Office of Policy Development and Coordination (OPDC) has administratively closed out the Community Planning and Development - Urban Development Action Grant (UDAG) portfolio. The closeout procedures are outlined at 24 CFR parts 84 and 85.
This notification is to inform grantees/recipients that their expired Urban Development Action Grant awards from FY 1988 and earlier are now closed. The list of grants includes:
  • The grant number
  • Grant name (if available)
  • Region
  • Grant amount
  • Date of last disbursement
Grantees/Recipients: This is the only notification that will be provided regarding administratively closeout of UDAG FY 1988 and earlier grants.
If you have any questions, please contact Steve Washington, Director of the Office of Policy Development and Coordination via e-mail at steven.k.washington@hud.gov.
         
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FY 2017 Continuum of Care (CoC) Program Competition: Technical Correction Posted for FY 2017 CoC Program Competition NOFA

FY 2017 Continuum of Care (CoC) Program Competition: Technical Correction Posted for FY 2017 CoC Program Competition NOFA

Submission Deadline: Thursday, September 28, 2017 at 8:00 PM Eastern Time

HUD has posted a technical correction to the FY 2017 CoC Program Competition NOFA to correct the following:
  • Section VII.A.6.d. stated, “Up to 4 points to CoCs that demonstrate the total number of homeless households with children and youth has decreased as reported in the 2017 PIT count compared to 2016.”
     
    • This now correctly states, “Up to 4 points to CoCs that demonstrate the total number of homeless veterans has decreased as reported in the 2017 PIT count compared to 2016.”
Section V.G.5.d.(1)
  • Corrected “Oofice” to “Office,” – “When considering renewal projects for award; HUD will review information in eLOCCS, APRs, and information provided from the local HUD CPD field office, including monitoring reports and audit reports as applicable, and performance standards on prior grants, and will assess projects using the following criteria on a pass/fail basis…”
Section VI.C.2.i. Applicant Code of Conduct
  • Corrected the hyperlink to ensure it directs the reader to the HUD website page for Code of Conduct information. The previous link presented, “Page not found.”
The FY 2017 Continuum of Care (CoC) Consolidated Application (CoC Application and CoC Priority Listing) and project applications are now available in e-snaps at www.hud.gov/esnaps. Collaborative Applicants and project applicants can now access the applications to review, update, and enter information that is required for the application process through the FY 2017 CoC Program Competition NOFA.

Listserv Communications

All information related to the FY 2017 CoC Program Competition is communicated via the HUD Exchange Mailing List. Join the mailing list to receive important updates and reminders.
If you are aware or suspect that the Collaborative Applicant, CoC members, or interested stakeholders are not currently receiving these listserv messages, please forward the following link, https://www.hudexchange.info/mailinglist/ to them to register for the listserv messages as this is the only form of communication used by HUD to the public.
If you have questions related to subscribing to the HUD Exchange mailing list or have issues receiving listserv messages in your inbox, please contact info@hudexchange.info. Please be sure to add news@hudexchange.info and info@hudexchange.info to your contact list or safe senders list. This ensures that messages from the HUD Exchange go to your inbox and are not filtered to your spam or junk folder.

Questions

During the competition, it is critical that questions are submitted to the correct Ask A Question (AAQ) portal.
Questions pertaining to the CoC Program Competition should be submitted to the e-snaps portal. These questions include e-snaps technical issues; questions about the NOFA, CoC Application, CoC Priority Listings, or Project Applications; and questions about grant awards, agreements, or amendments. To submit a question to the e-snaps AAQ portal, select “e-snaps” from the “My question is related to” drop down list on Step 2 of the question submission process.
If you have questions related to the CoC Program interim rule or a policy related question, please submit your questions to the CoC Program AAQ portal. To submit a question to the CoC Program AAQ portal, select “CoC Program” from the “My question is related to” drop down list on Step 2 of the question submission process.
The AAQ portal accepts question submissions 24/7. However, responses are usually provided between 8:00 AM and 5:00 PM Eastern Time, Monday through Friday, except for weekends and federal holidays. Additionally, per the FY 2017 CoC Program Competition NOFA, starting 2 days prior to the application deadline for FY 2017 funds, the AAQ will respond only to emergency technical support questions up to the deadline of Thursday, September 28, 2017 at 8:00 PM EDT.
         
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Webinars: Cultural, Historical, and Gender Issues in Trauma-Informed Care


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National Center for Trauma-Informed Care and Alternatives to Restraint and Seclusion Webinar Series

Communities Addressing Trauma and Community Strife Using Trauma-Informed Approaches

Part Five: Cultural, Historical, and Gender Issues: Understanding the Impact of Historical Trauma on Communities

Monday, August 28, 2017 | 1–2:30 p.m. Eastern Time
Join us for a monthly webinar series that will highlight communities working to improve resiliency and responsiveness to community incidents. The series, sponsored by SAMHSA's National Center for Trauma-Informed Care and Alternatives to Seclusion and Restraint, will take place from April through September 2017 on the fourth Monday of each month from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Eastern Time.
Part five of the series will highlight a broad range of unique and innovative strategies that include educational and culturally sensitive trauma-informed initiatives to promote healthy communities. Samuel Simmons, a behavioral consultant with expertise in historical trauma, will address historical trauma in our communities and identify strategies that work to address the importance of understanding intergenerational trauma.
To participate in the webinar on August 28, please register online at the link provided below. When you register, you may see a sign-in dialogue box. If so, please click on the "OK" button, and you will be directed to the registration page.
Register for the Webinar

Mark Your Calendars:
  • Empowerment, Voice, and Choice: The Holistic Life Foundation | Monday, September 25, 2017, at 1 p.m. Eastern Time (Part 6 of 6)

Trauma-Informed Innovations in Crisis Services

Part Five: Cultural, Historical, and Gender Issues: The Ali Forney Center

Monday, August 28, 2017 | 3–4 p.m. Eastern Time
Join us for a monthly webinar series that will highlight the innovative work of crisis service providers employing a trauma-informed approach. The series, sponsored by SAMHSA's National Center for Trauma-Informed Care and Alternatives to Seclusion and Restraint, will take place from April through September 2017 on the fourth Monday of each month from 3 to 4 p.m. Eastern Time.
Part five of the series will feature a presentation from staff at the Ali Forney Center (AFC) in New York City, the largest program dedicated to meeting the needs of LGBTQ homeless youth in the nation. AFC provides a comprehensive range of services to LGBTQ homeless and street-based youth, including a drop-in center, mobile outreach, and emergency housing. AFC's Peer Educator program is based on the recognition that homeless youth are most likely to trust outreach workers who have experienced homelessness themselves. In addition, the community outreach program is designed to help mental health providers serve LGBTQ youth in a culturally competent manner.
To participate in the webinar on August 28, please register online at the link provided below. When you register, you may see a sign-in dialogue box. If so, please click on the "OK" button, and you will be directed to the registration page.
Register for the Webinar

Mark Your Calendars:
  • Trustworthiness and Transparency: Baltimore Police Department | Monday, September 25, at 3 p.m. Eastern Time (Part 6 of 6)


Members Appointed to Federal Committee To Address Serious Mental Illness


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Public Members Appointed to New Federal Effort To Address Serious Mental Illness

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced the appointment of national experts to guide a new initiative to better serve Americans with serious mental illness. The Interdepartmental Serious Mental Illness Coordinating Committee (ISMICC) was established by the 21st Century Cures Act to improve federal coordination of efforts that address the pressing needs of adults with serious mental illness and children and youth with serious emotional disturbance. The ISMICC will hold its first meeting on August 31, 2017, in Washington, DC.
View the Notice in the Federal Register


2017 Mediware Conference Presentation Materials

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2017 Mediware Conference Presentation Materials
We'd like to express our sincere appreciation for everyone who attended this year's conference in New Orleans. It was a fantastic event filled with opportunities to learn, network and interact with peers from across the country. It was great to see faces, shake hands, and collaborate in a face-to-face environment. We were energized by this year's conference, and are already hard at work planning for next year's conference!
For those that were unable to attend - we sincerely missed you and hope to see you at next year's conference!
As usual, we have made the presentation materials from each session available for download. You can find these materials in the Libraries section of the Customer Community, in the "HACS - Events" category. We would like to thank our customer and staff presenters for putting together these quality sessions and fostering some amazing learning opportunities!
We encourage you to download, review, and share these session presentations with your team and co-workers.
We hope to see everyone at next year's conference in San Antonio, Texas!
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