The South Carolina Department of Disabilities and Special Needs (SCDDSN) announces anticipated state funding in FY 2023 for Special Projects that will strengthen and expand statewide consumer/family support networks relevant to the mission of SCDDSN. Statewide non-profit organizations which are affiliates of national disability organizations are encouraged to submit proposals that will extend access to information about disabling conditions and relevant resources, offer outreach to non-English speaking people with disabilities/families, assist people with disabilities/families to connect with peers and support groups, improve the effectiveness of peer mentors and support groups, enhance individual/family self-advocacy, expand social/recreational opportunities for people with disabilities/families, provide visibility and organizational leadership for one or more disability groups and promote multi-organization linkages and collaboration.
Applications must be received by Friday, June 17, 2022. Applications must be emailed with subject line State FY 23 Family Support Network Application to:
Harley T. Davis, PhD
Chief Administrative Officer