National Communication System (NCS) for Runaway and Homeless Youth Program Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) (Funding Opportunity)
Application deadline: June 9, 2023, 11:59 pm ET
Through this opportunity, ACF will fund one applicant to operate the National Communication System (NCS) for Runaway and Homeless Youth Program. The NCS Program is a dedicated toll-free, U.S. national communication system that provides information, referral services, crisis intervention, prevention approaches, and other supportive services to vulnerable, at-risk, and runaway and homeless youth and their families or legal guardians. The awardee must provide a neutral and confidential channel of communication that is available on a 24-hours per day, seven days per week, basis to ensure youth contemplating running away, youth who are on the run, and those experiencing homelessness can receive crisis services interventions and referrals they need. Learn more and apply.