Over the last several years, OCS and the CSBG Network — comprised of CSBG eligible entities, state CSBG Lead Agencies, state Community Action Associations, national partners, and others — have collaborated to create a new Performance Management Framework for CSBG.
The Assets for Independence Program Summary includes information regarding the program's grant, including the type of grant, the appropriation amount, the legislative authority, the program's purpose, target population, and eligible applicants.
The CSBG Network is composed of multiple partners, including Federal administrators; State, Territory, and Tribal grantees; local CSBG-eligible entities and other eligible entities; State Community Action Associations; and national partner associations. Federal responsibility for administration of CSBG falls within the Division of State Assistance (DSA) in the Office of Community Services (OCS) within the Administration for Children and Families (ACF), Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).
The Social Services Block Grant (SSBG) Supplemental Emergency Funds help victims of Hurricane Sandy with services such as information regarding social, health, and mental health services for individuals, and for repair, renovation and rebuilding of health care facilities (including mental health facilities), child care facilities, and other social services facilities.