Notice of Funding Availability


The Department of Health and Human Resources, Bureau for Children and Families, is now soliciting applications for a new program model:  HOMELESS SERVICES.

The goals of this initiative include providing a holistic care approach to homelessness; promoting access to and effect utilization of mainstream programs; empowering and optimizing self-sufficiency; and providing housing to individuals and families while minimizing trauma and dislocation. Applicants will be under consideration for developing, maintaining, and supervising homeless shelters, services, and programs throughout the state.

Agencies wishing to submit applications must submit a Letter of Intent to Apply by May 24, 2019. Failure to submit the Letter of Intent to Apply will remove the application from consideration (must be submitted online using the form below). Applications must be received by the Bureau by close of business on June 6, 2019. Applications received after that date will be removed from consideration.

Questions and Answers can be found by clicking here on May 20, 2019.

Agencies can download the announcement, the guidelines for submission, and the application packet with the required forms. (See the announcement and the guidelines for submission for details.)

The announcement provides a detailed description of the services the Department wishes to make available across the state. Funding will be awarded for the period of October 1, 2019, to September 30, 2020.

The guidelines for submission of applications include detailed instructions on the process for submitting applications. The guidelines include the forms required for submission: Grant Application Cover Page, Submission Guide, Assurance Statement, Vendor Checklist, Line Item Budget and Instructions.

See the announcement for detailed information.


An original and six copies of the application must be submitted to:
West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources
Bureau for Children and Families
Office of Operations
Division of Grants and Contracts
350 Capitol Street, Room 730
Charleston, WV 25301-3711

All applications become the property of the Department.


The time period to submit questions has ended.

The time period to submit letters of intent has ended.