Thursday, May 14th, 2009

Human Service providers have been informed that Request for Funding Application packets for state and county funding for 2010 are now available from the Morris County Department of Human Services.

Each packet contains detailed information about the application process. Funding application requests must be submitted to be considered for Chapter 51 state funding for substance abuse prevention, education and treatment programs and for Older Americans Act funding for programs to provide services in access, home, community and nutrition support for people 60 years of age and older and their caregivers.

Applications will also be considered to renew funding for programs under Grant In Aid for the areas of mental health, substance abuse, aging, veterans, disabilities, youth services and general human services; Peer Grouping to prevent premature institutionalization for the elderly and/or disabled; Social Services for the Homeless for short-term assistance for families at risk of homelessness; the Personal Assistance Services Program for persons with disabilities; State-Community Partnership for community-based services for at-risk juveniles or to prevent juvenile delinquency; and Child Abuse Prevention education models geared toward the family.

Full applications may be submitted for renewal funding streams and will be considered in the unforeseen event that funding becomes available. All completed applications must be submitted to the Morris County Department of Human Services by 3p.m. June 26.

Additional information may be obtained by contacting the Morris County Department of Human Services at (973) 285-6850.