Services for Special Populations Grant Competition
Assistance Conference Call
HRSA will be offering a pre-application conference
call for this opportunity: Enabling Services
for Special Populations (HRSA-09-190) General Technical
Services for Special Populations (HRSA-09-190)
January 15, 2009
PM Eastern Time
(toll free) (Available through March 17, 2009)
The goal of the Enabling Service for Special Populations
funding opportunity is to increase enabling services
for special populations served by organizations funded
under section 330(g), Migrant Health Centers, section
330(h) Health Care for the Homeless, and/or section
330(i) Public Housing Primary Care of the Health Center
Program authorized under section 330 of the Public
Health Service Act (PHS) as amended.
Enabling Services are non-clinical
services (i.e., Not direct patient
services) that enable individuals to access primary
health care services and improve health outcomes.
Enabling services include case management, referrals,
translation/interpretation, transportation, eligibility
assistance, health education, environmental health
risk reduction (e.g., educational materials, nicotine
gum/patches), and outreach.
Only the following current Health Center
Program grantees are eligible:
- Migrant Health Centers (MHC)
(section 330(g)), which provide services to migratory
and seasonal farm workers and their families within
the service area.
- Health Care for the Homeless Grantees
(HCH) (section 330(h)), which provide services to
homeless individuals and families within the service
- Public Housing Primary Care Grantees
(PHPC) (section 330(i)), which provide services
to residents of one or more public housing developments
within the service area.
Note: Applicants must propose
to expand enabling services to a special population(s)
consistent with current/existing section 330 funding
(MHC, HCH, or PHPC). Applicants May Not
request funding for a New section
330 subpart (MHC, HCH, or PHPC).
Applicants that receive funding only under section
330(e), Community Health Center Program, Are
Applicants May Not propose to use
Federal funding for:
- adding a new service delivery site.
- expenses related to land or facility purchase,
construction/alteration, or renovation of a facility,
or any other facility related expenses that would
cause a Federal interest to be placed on land or
- any direct patient care and/or services including
the provision of patient care services (physical
exams, therapy sessions, pharmaceuticals, etc.).
- any expansions of direct services (extended clinic
hours, expanded clinical services, etc.).
- major capital equipment used for reimbursable
patient care and services (radiology equipment,