Human Services

map of agenciesPurpose of Human Services Grants

  • Ensure that elderly persons and persons with disabilities gain access and mobility similar to the general population from the use of transit facilities and services.
  • Make special efforts in the planning and design of transportation facilities and services to assure elderly persons and persons with disabilities have the availability of transportation which they can effectively use.
  • Continue to meet the special needs of elderly persons and persons with disabilities for whom public transportation services are unavailable, insufficient or inappropriate.
  • Use incentives to encourage the coordination within communities of existing public transportation services and human service transportation.
  • Provide transportation programs for special populations in small and geographically-isolated communities of Alaska where limited resources offer little opportunity for coordination benefits.

 

SFY2017 Human Services Grantee Locations.

 

Human Services SFY2019 Grant Timeline

DATE* TASK
August 1, 2017 Intent to Apply period open - New Agencies - Current/Returning Agencies
August 31, 2017 Intent to Apply due by 4:30 pm
October 2, 2017 Notice of Availability of funding, Application period open
November 8,2017 Teleconference/webinar for grant related questions
November 15, 2017 Distribution of responses to teleconference/webinar
December 1, 2017 Last day for questions on SFY18 application
December 15, 2017 Applications due by 4:30 pm
March 30, 2018 Results posted on website and through online public notice
June 15, 2018 SFY2019 Agreements sent

* Please note these dates are subject to change.

** In order to be eligible to apply for Human Services funding, applicants must have, and participate in, an up-to-date Coordinated Public Transit-Human Services Community Transportation Plan.

 

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