SSA Protection and Advocacy Program

The Social Security Administration (SSA) announces the availability of grant funds to continue for twelve months existing Protection and Advocacy Program projects whose current Budget Period ends November 30, 200 8. These grants are authorized by the Ticket to Work and Work Incentives Improvement

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Act (TWWIIA) of 1999 (Reauthorized by the Social Security Protection Act of 2004).

The purpose of this program is to provide individuals with disabilities who receive Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits, information and advice about obtaining vocational rehabilitation and employment services.

The purpose is also to provide advocacy or other services that beneficiaries with a disability may need to secure, maintain, or regain gainful employment.
Agency: Social Security Administration

Office: ODISP- OESP

Estimated Funding: $6,725,000


Who's Eligible



Obtain Full Opportunity Text:
This is a non-competing continuation grant opportunity which, therefore, has no published announcement.

Additional Information of Eligibility:
Eligible applicant organizations are ONLY those already awarded by SSA for the Protection and Advocacy Program and having a current Budget Period end date of November 30, 2008.

Full Opportunity Web Address:
This is a non-competing continuation grant opportunity which, therefore, has no published announcement.

Contact:
Audrey Adams Grants Management Specialist Phone 410-965-9469

Agency Email Description:
Grants Management Specialist

Agency Email:
audrey.adams@ssa.gov

Date Posted:
2008-07-15

Application Due Date:
2008-08-31

Archive Date:
2008-10-31


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