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DC YouthLink Agencies Announce New Funding Opportunity

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. - On behalf of the DC YouthLink Program, the two lead agencies, the National Center for Children and Families (NCCF) and Progressive Life Center (PLC), are pleased to announce the availability of a new funding opportunity. Qualified applicants are invited to submit proposals to provide high-quality community and facility-based services for the District's Department of Youth Rehabilitation Services (DYRS) youth for the remainder of Fiscal Year 2015.

DC YouthLink's two lead agencies seek multiple service coalition providers for the remainder of Fiscal Year 2015 to deliver targeted services in alignment with research-based, best-practice services that support Positive Youth Justice (PYJ) Practice Domains in the service areas of: Creative Arts, Mental Health, and Substance Abuse Education/Prevention. DC YouthLink seeks to support the delivery of a variety of quality and innovative programs that will provide purposeful and developmentally-appropriate opportunities to help DYRS youth thrive and achieve positive outcomes.

For more information and to download the full Request for Proposals (RFP), please click here. Access the PDF, and answers to any submitted questions here.

Questions are due February 26, 2015, and must be emailed to Silvia Perez-Blocker at [email protected].

Proposals are due March 20, 2015.

DC YouthLink Contacts:

Karen Douglas, LICSW, LCSWC             
Program Director
DC YouthLink, Region 1
The National Center for Children and Families
[email protected]

Charity Jones
Program Director
DC YouthLink, Region 2
Progressive Life Center
[email protected]