Thursday, May 9th, 2013

Interested community service providers are advised that applications are now available through the Morris County Department of Human Services for anticipated 2014 funding to provide various services that are identified within Morris County planning documents.

A Request for Funding Application must be submitted to be considered for 2014 funding for the following services:
• Child Abuse Prevention – Education model geared toward the family.
• Grant In Aid – County Funding for the areas of mental health, substance abuse, aging, veterans, disabilities, youth services and general human services.
• Social Services for the Homeless – State funding for short-term assistance for families at risk of homelessness.

A Request for Funding Renewals must also be submitted to be considered for funding for:
• Chapter 51 – State funding for substance abuse prevention, education and treatment.
• State/Community Partnership – Community based services for at-risk juveniles or to prevent juvenile delinquency.
• Older Americans Act Funding – designated to provide services in Access, Home, Community and Nutrition support for people age 60 years and their caregivers.
• Peer Grouping – To prevent premature institutionalization for the elderly and/or disabled.

The RFA package is available online at MorrisHumanServices.org or by contacting the Morris County Department of Human Services at 973-285-6859 Monday through Friday between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.

The RFA worksheet can also be found and completed online at MorrisHumanServices.org.

Completed applications must be returned to the department by 4:30 p.m. Friday, June 28.