Announcements

October 18, 2019
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced a combined $112 million available to expand the supply of permanent affordable housing for very low-income persons with disabilities. Funding is available for the two components of the Section 811 Program:
October 17, 2019
Thursday, October 24, 2019, 1:00 PM ET Register for the event.
October 16, 2019
The National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR) at ACL has awarded a number of grants to support research towards advancing employment opportunities for people with disabilities.  Below are highlights of some of the various projects set to begin:
October 16, 2019
  Tuesday, October 29, 2019, 3:00-4:00 PM ET Join the webinar at the time of the event (no registration needed) Password: NORSagid1! Session number: 645 316 491
October 15, 2019
October is Residents' Rights Month, an annual event recognizing the respect, dignity, and rights to which all residents of long-term care facilities are entitled. The federal Nursing Home Reform Law guarantees residents’ rights and places a strong emphasis on individual dignity, choice, and self-determination.  The law also requires nursing homes to “promote and protect the rights of each resident.”
October 15, 2019
Register for the webinar on Tuesday, October 29 at 3 - 4:30 pm.
October 8, 2019
  ACL announces the 2019 awards for its state and community ADPI. The 13 newly awarded, 3-year cooperative agreements are with 4 states and 9 community organizations for a total of $10,370,642. The awardees are located in 11 states across the nation.
October 3, 2019
ACL has awarded three new grants totaling $225,000 to support a year of planning for future state-based collaborative projects to make progress in strategies and facilitate decisional supports for all adults. 
October 3, 2019
ACL has released a data profile using data from the Caregiver Outcome Evaluation Study of the National Family Caregiver Support Program (NFCSP).

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