CDC announces the availability of fiscal year 2015 (FY15) funds to implement FOA DP15-1508:
Working with Publicly Funded Health Centers to Reduce Teen Pregnancy Among Youth from Vulnerable Populations.
This program is a new five-year initiative to 1) enhance publicly funded health centers'
capacity to provide youth-friendly sexual and reproductive health services and 2) increase the number of youth accessing sexual and reproductive health services by (a) working with youth-serving systems to develop strategies to refer and link vulnerable youth to care and (b) increasing awareness of the health centers’ services in the local community through communication efforts.
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To be eligible for funding, applicant must propose implementing strategies and activities in a state that has teen birth rates higher than the 2013 national average (26.6 births per 1,000 female adolescents ages 15-19).
In addition, proposed health centers and youth-serving systems should be in an area (county, city) with high teen birth rates (>26.6 births per 1,000 female adolescents ages 15-19).
Applications will be reviewed for eligibility by the CDC NCCDPHP and PGO.
Applications that do not meet the eligibility criteria will not advance to Phase II review.
Clearly indicate your 2013 state teen birth rate in the Approach section of your narrative.Applicant must demonstrate the ability to assemble a network of publicly funded health centers that serve vulnerable youth, such as federally qualified health centers (FQHC), health departments, Title X clinics, and/or community health centers.
MOUs from proposed health centers must be included in application submission.
See Strategies and Activities for information that must be included in an MOU.Applicant must also demonstrate commitment from youth-serving systems through an MOU.
MOU should indicate agreement of youth-serving system to participate in the strategies and activities required for this project and to allocate staff time to this project.
See Strategies and Activities for information that must be included in an MOU.Proposed health centers and youth-serving systems should be geographically located to facilitate successful referral and linkage relationships.
Applicant must demonstrate how health centers and youth-serving systems are appropriate selections for this initiative.Full Opportunity Web Address:Contact: Agency Email Description: Agency Email:
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