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REGISTER NOW: 2017 MCAP Conference

Maryland  Community Action Partnership 2017 Human Services Conference ONLY 7  DAYS LEFT    Early Bird Registration Ends March 31st  DON'T MISS OUT! REGISTER NOW                Facing The Future Together --  MAY 2-4, 2017 Weatherization Agenda Now Available     Click Here   Don't Delay, Reserve Today Hotel Cutoff Date- April 10th Join us at the Sheraton Baltimore North  903 Dulaney Valley Rd. Towson, MD 21204 For reservations  call 410-321-7400 or  888-627-7147/ Use our Group Block Code - MCAP Conference Guide  Share the Conference  our on your social media! See You At The Conference! Maryland Community Action Partnership , 420 Chinquapin Round Road , Suite 2-I ,  Annapolis ,  MD 20401

Update from SNAPs office w/Norm Suchar

​ Notes from session with Norm Suchar, Director, Office of Special Needs Assistance Programs (SNAP) at the Council of State Community Development Agencies (COSCDA) Program Managers Training Conference on March 14, 2017. CoC NOFA Timeline ·         Registration Notice will be released in about 3 weeks or so. ·         Grant Inventory Worksheet should be out in early April. This year the GIW should be significantly shorter and easier to use. ·         NOFA will be released in May. Depending on whether or not Congress has passed a full-year appropriations for HUD, some elements may be missing (such as tiers). They will send out revised NOFA once 2017 funding is finalized. ·         NOFA will be due at the end of August. ·         Decisions will be announced in December. ·         Goal is to get grant agreements out by late January. HUD Reimagining Process The SNAPs office has been looking at every component of the CoC NOFA process and is breakin

New Guidelines for Successful Transition From Jail and Prison

New Guidelines for Successful Transition From Jail and Prison SAMHSA has released a new implementation guide, Successful Transition of People With Mental or Substance Use Disorders From Jail and Prison . This resource provides behavioral health, correctional, and community stakeholders with 10 guidelines to effectively transition people with mental or substance use disorders from institutional correctional settings into the community, as well as examples of local implementation of successful strategies for managing this transition. View the New Guide On April 20, 2017, at 2 p.m. Eastern Time, SAMHSA will host a webinar on the key elements of the guide. The webinar will also provide examples of successful implementation of the guidelines in local jails. Register for the Webinar