Area Agency on Aging seeks applications

RBC | The Area Agency on Aging is developing a plan for the delivery of services to older adults in Garfield, Mesa, Moffat, Rio Blanco and Routt Counties. The Area Agency on Aging may have available  $2,033,345  for the SY 2019-2020 service period (July 1, 2019-June 30, 2020).  After a review of existing services, needs, and available resources, the Area Agency on Aging will make awards in the areas of:

1) Community Services (home care, transportation, legal, ombudsman, adult day care, elder abuse prevention and other)

2) Congregate Nutrition Programs

3) Home Delivered Meal Programs

4) Health Promotion and Disease Prevention

Services to Support Family Caregivers

Other Community Living Services

To request necessary applications, definitions of services, and Colorado Department of Human Services Volume X program regulations, please contact the Area Agency on Aging of Northwest Colorado at the number listed above.

The amount allocated is subject to change pending availability of funds due to Federal or State budget developments.  Applications should be submitted to the Area Agency on Aging office no later than March 22, 2019 by 5 p.m. If there is a need for an extension, please contact this office.

Applications will be reviewed and notifications made to projects by July 1, 2019.  A Notice of Grant Awards (NOGA) will be issued with an operating period of July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020 or for a period that funds are available.

The Area Agency on Aging reserves the right to reject any or all applications and reserves the right to waive minor irregularities in the applications.  An award will be made on the basis of an application that best serves the interests of older adults according to the judgment of the Area Agency on Aging.

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