Announcement of Funding Availability


The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources, Bureau for Social Services, is now soliciting applications for the Plans of Safe Care.

The goal of the Youth Engagement and National Youth in Transition Program will develop and administer a program to engage current and former foster youth and to collect data from current and former foster youth about their experience and outcomes throughout the state.  

 Applications must be received by the Bureau by 4:00pm on September 1, 2023. Applications received after that date will be removed from consideration.

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

The announcement provides a detailed description of the services the Department wishes to make available to qualified customers in the specified counties. The grant award will be for the period of October 1, 2023 through September 30, 2024. The Agreement(s) resulting from this award will be performance based.

The guidelines for the submission of applications include detailed instructions on the process for submitting applications. 

See the announcement for detailed information.


An original and five copies of the application must be submitted to:

West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources
Bureau for Social Services
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.

Announcement of Funding Availability​​​​

Statement of Assurance​​​

Letter of Intent