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CT YHDP Fund Administrator RFP Published

5 June 2018

On Tuesday, June 5, 2018, the Reaching Home Youth Homelessness Program Grant Management Team released CT YHDP RFP2 for a fund administrator to assist with managing a shelter diversion and rapid exit fund that will provide one-time financial assistance to youth and young adults to help them to avoid emergency shelter or rapidly exiting crisis housing. This funding is part of approximately $6.5 million awarded by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to the Connecticut Balance of State Continuum of Care (CT BOS CoC) to build a comprehensive response system and projects to meet the needs of youth and young adults who are experiencing homelessness.

The estimated two-year project budget is $580,000, contingent upon approval from the U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The Connecticut Department of Housing aims to provide $145,000 for the 25% match required by HUD, pending funding availability for a total project budget of $725,000. 

Applications are due by 5 pm on June 19th and should be emailed to Carline Charmelus, Partnership for Strong Communities, at and Katie Durand, CT Department of Housing at Please email questions regarding the RFP and application to Katie Durand at

Click here to access the CT YHDP RFP2.