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Rehabilitation Services Administration
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Client Assistance Program (CAP)

Purpose



Program Office: Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA)

CFDA Number: 84.161A
Program Type: Formula Grants
Also Known As: CAP


Program Description


The purpose of the Client Assistance Program (CAP) is to advise and inform applicants and individuals eligible for services and benefits available under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (Rehabilitation Act), as amended by the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA), and title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), including students with disabilities under section 113 and individuals with disabilities employed at subminimum wage under section 511 of the Rehabilitation Act. In addition, applicants and eligible individuals may be provided advocacy and representation to ensure their rights in their relationship with projects, programs, and services to protect their rights provided under the Rehabilitation Act. In addition to providing assistance and advocacy under the Rehabilitation Act, a CAP agency may provide information on the assistance and benefits on title I of the ADA, especially those who have traditionally been unserved or underserved by the vocational rehabilitation program, with respect to services that are directly related to facilitating the employment for applicants or eligible individuals.


Types of Projects


The Governor of a State must designate an entity within the State to provide CAP services to help applicants or individuals eligible for services pursue concerns they have with programs funded under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended by WIOA. The governor may designate a public or private entity to operate the CAP.

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Eligibility



Who May Apply: (specifically) States may apply

Type of Assistance: (by category) Formula Grants

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Applicant Information



Timeline


N/A


Current Application


CAPs are no longer required to submit an application on an annual basis. However, in the event the program is redesignated or the statutory requirements of the assurances change, the program must submit assurances on form 1820-0520 (PDF, 16KB) as part of the application package.


Required Forms


The CAP grantees must submit a signed "Certification Regarding Lobbying" each year (Form ED 80-013, revised March 8, 2004) to comply with the certification requirements under 34 CFR Part 82, "New Restrictions on Lobbying." CAP grantees are also required to submit an “Annual CAP Performance Report” (Form 1820-0528).

Form Number and Title
PDF
Version
MS Word
Version
ED 80-0013 Form
Certification Regarding Lobbying
PDF
(65K)
MS Word
(25K)
Form 1820-0520
Assurances
PDF
(16K)
 
Form 1820-0528
Annual CAP Performance Report
RSA-227
See PD-14-05 (PDF, 114K)
 

See also: Contacts

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Awards to Grantees

Note on this table: the numbers shown represent the awards made during the fiscal year to RSA grantees. There may be additional set-asides for the program which are not shown.

State Grantee PR Award ID Current Awards FY 2018 Total Awarded FY 2017 Total Awarded FY 2016
Alabama ALABAMA DIVISION OF REHAB. SERVICES AND CHILDREN’S REHAB SERVS H161A180057 $164,096 $164,852 $165,898
Alaska STATE OF ALASKA DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION AND EARLY DEVELOPMENT H161A180061 $131,917 $131,917 $131,917
Arizona Arizona Center for Disability Law H161A180002 $233,866 $231,658 $230,285
Arkansas Disability Rights Arkansas, Inc H161A180003 $131,917 $131,917 $131,917
California Disability Rights California H161A180066 $1,324,362 $1,328,074 $1,327,440
Colorado Center for Legal Advocacy H161A180005 $186,947 $185,127 $183,225
Connecticut Connecticut Office of Protection and Advocacy H161A160006 $105,704
Connecticut Disability Rights Connecticut H161A180071 $131,917 $131,917 $26,213
Delaware UNITED CEREBRAL PALSY, INC. - CLIENT ASSISTANCE PROGRAM H161A180007 $131,917 $131,917 $131,917
District of Columbia UNIVERSITY LEGAL SERVICES, INC. H161A180062 $131,917 $131,917 $131,917
Florida Disability Rights Florida H161A180009 $695,498 $687,749 $680,553
Georgia GEORGIA CLIENT ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (CAP) H161A180060 $347,889 $346,562 $345,432
Hawaii Hawaii Disability Rights Center H161A180012 $131,917 $131,917 $131,917
Idaho DisAbility Rights Idaho, Inc. H161A180059 $131,917 $131,917 $131,917
Illinois ILLINOIS DEPT OF HUMAN SERVS H161A180014 $431,945 $436,304 $440,647
Indiana INDIANA P and A SERVICES H161A180015 $223,810 $224,588 $225,680
Iowa IOWA DEPT OF HUMAN RIGHTS - Office with Person with Disabilities H161A180016 $131,917 $131,917 $131,917
Kansas DISABILITY RIGHTS CENTER OF KANSAS H161A180013 $131,917 $131,917 $131,917
Kentucky KENTUCKY CLIENT ASSISTANCE PROGRAM H161A180018 $149,711 $150,131 $150,985
Louisiana Advocacy Center H161A180019 $157,967 $158,465 $159,066
Maine Maine Dept. of Labor H161A180020 $131,917 $131,917 $131,917
Maryland MARYLAND STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION H161A180021 $203,005 $203,781 $204,454
Massachusetts MASSACHUSETTS OFFICE OF DISABILITIES -- CLIENT ASSISTANCE PROGRAM H161A180022 $229,841 $230,516 $230,762
Michigan MICHIGAN PROTECTION AND ADVOCACY SERVICES, INC. -- CLIENT ASSISTANCE PROGRAM H161A180010 $334,997 $336,646 $339,019
Minnesota MINNESOTA DISABILITY LAW CENTER H161A180024 $186,252 $186,247 $186,691
Mississippi MISSISSIPPI SOCIETY FOR DISABILITIES - CLIENT ASSISTANCE PROGRAM H161A180025 $131,917 $131,917 $131,917
Missouri MISSOURI CLIENT ASSISTANCE H161A180026 $205,588 $206,402 $207,437
Montana Disability Rights Montana H161A180027 $131,917 $131,917 $131,917
Nebraska NEBRASKA DEPT OF EDUCATION - CLIENT ASSISTANCE PROGRAM/DVR H161A180028 $131,917 $131,917 $131,917
Nevada Nevada Disability Advocacy and Law Center H161A180064 $131,917 $131,917 $131,917
New Hampshire NH Governor’s Commission on Disability H161A180030 $131,917 $131,917 $131,917
New Jersey Disability Rights New Jersey H161A180031 $301,801 $303,921 $305,777
New Mexico Disability Rights New Mexico H161A180032 $131,917 $131,917 $131,917
New Mexico NATIVE AMERICAN P and A PROJECT -- DNA - PEOPLES LEGAL SERVICES H161A180068 $59,477 $59,477 $59,477
New York Disability Rights New York H161A180065 $666,239 $671,617 $675,522
North Carolina NC Department of Health and Human Services Director – Client Assistance Program H161A180034 $342,369 $340,725 $340,185
North Dakota North Dakota Department of Human Services H161A180035 $131,917 $131,917 $131,917
Ohio Ohio Disability Rights Law and Policy Center H161A180063 $391,888 $394,012 $396,639
Oklahoma Office of Disability Concerns H161A180037 $132,387 $132,701 $132,669
Oregon DISABILITY RIGHTS OREGON H161A180038 $138,120 $136,692 $135,823
Pennsylvania Center for Disability Law and Policy H161A180039 $431,361 $434,354 $437,453
Rhode Island Rhode Island Disability Law Center H161A180040 $131,917 $131,917 $131,917
South Carolina Protection And Advocacy For People With Disabilities, Inc. H161A180072 $167,396 $166,113
South Carolina The South Carolina Department of Administration H161A160070 $165,320
South Dakota Disability Rights South Dakota-CLIENT ASSISTANCE PROGRAM H161A180042 $131,917 $131,917 $131,917
Tennessee Disability Rights Tennessee H161A180043 $224,422 $223,930 $224,055
Texas Disability Rights Texas H161A180044 $940,130 $931,952 $922,203
Utah DISABILITY LAW CENTER -- THE COMMUNITY LEGAL CENTER H161A180045 $131,917 $131,917 $131,917
Vermont Vermont Legal Aid, Inc H161A180046 $131,917 $131,917 $131,917
Virginia Disability Law Center of Virginia H161A180067 $283,828 $284,412 $284,844
Washington CLIENT ASSISTANCE PROGRAM H161A180058 $245,909 $243,270 $241,576
West Virginia WEST VIRGINIA ADVOCATES, INC -- CLIENT ASSISTANCE PROGRAM H161A180049 $131,917 $131,917 $131,917
Wisconsin WISCONSIN STATE DEPT OF AGRICULTURE, TRADE and CONSUMER PROTECTION H161A180054 $194,983 $195,806 $196,967
Wyoming WYOMING PROTECTION and ADVOCACY SYSTEM, INC. - CLIENT ASSISTANCE PROG H161A180051 $131,917 $131,917 $131,917
American Samoa AMERICAN SAMOA PROTECTION AND ADVOCACY - CLIENT ASSISTANCE PROGRAM H161A180052 $59,477 $59,477 $59,477
Guam CLIENT ASSISTANCE PROGRAM -- PARENTS AGENCY NETWORK H161A180011 $59,477 $59,477 $59,477
Northern Marianas NORTHERN MARIANAS PROTECTION & ADVOCACY SYSTEMS INC H161A180053 $59,477 $59,477 $59,477
Puerto Rico EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF THE COMMONWEALTH OF PUERTO RICO H161A180055 $131,917 $131,917 $131,917
Virgin Islands VIRGIN ISLANDS ADVOCACY AGENCY H161A180056 $59,477 $59,477 $59,477

Total Awards to RSA Grantees

Note on this table: the numbers shown represent the sum of awards made during the fiscal year to RSA grantees. There may be additional set-asides for the program which are not shown.

CFDA Number Program Number of Awards FY-2018 Current Awards FY-2018 Total Awarded FY-2017 Total Awarded FY-2016
84.161A Client Assistance Program (CAP) 57 $13,000,000 $13,000,000 $13,000,000

Resources





GAN Attachments


The following documents are standard attachments to a Grant Award Notification (GAN).

(September 5, 2017)



 


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FAX: 202-245-7590
Email: sandy.derobertis@ed.gov

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