Disabled Veterans' Outreach Program (DVOP)

To provide individualized career services to meet the employment needs of disabled and other eligible veterans identified by the Secretary of Labor with maximum emphasis in meeting the employment needs of those who are economically or educationally disadvantaged, particularly for veterans with significant
barriers to employment.

Agency - Department of Labor

The Department of Labor fosters and promotes the welfare of job seekers, wage earners and retirees by improving their working conditions, advancing their opportunities, protecting their retirement and health benefits and generally protecting worker rights and monitoring national economic measures.

Office - See Regional Agency Offices.

Contact the Regional Administrator or State Director for Veterans' Employment and Training at the nearest office listed here, https://www.dol.gov/vets/aboutvets/regionaloffices/map.htm.



Selected Recipients for this Program


RecipientAmount Start DateEnd Date
Labor, Nebraska Department Of $ 96,607   2019-10-012020-12-31
North Carolina Department Of Commerce $ 345,493   2019-10-012020-12-31
Job Services North Dakota $ 99,255   2019-10-012020-12-31
District Of Columbia, Government Of $ 170,519   2019-10-012020-12-31
Labor, Connecticut Department Of $ 206,552   2019-10-012020-12-31
Labor & Employment, Colorado Department Of $ 1,273,796   2019-10-012020-12-31
Puerto Rico Department Of Labor And Human Resources $ 24,541   2019-10-012020-12-31
Employment, Oregon Department Of $ 830,189   2019-10-012020-12-31
Economic Opportunity, Florida Department Of $ 2,302,886   2019-10-012020-12-31
Labor, Maine Department Of $ 339,789   2019-10-012020-12-31



Program Accomplishments

Not Applicable.

Uses and Use Restrictions

Funds must be used by States only for salaries, expenses and reasonable support of Disabled Veterans' Outreach Program (DVOP) Specialists who are assigned only those duties directly related to meeting the employment needs of eligible veterans according to the provisions of 38 U.S.C.

4103A.

Eligibility Requirements

Applicant Eligibility

The state administrative entity designated by each Governor.

Beneficiary Eligibility

Veterans and eligible persons with emphasis on service-connected special disabled veterans, other disabled veterans, economically or educationally disadvantaged veterans, homeless veterans and veterans with other significant barriers to employment.

Credentials/Documentation

No Credentials or documentation are required. 2 CFR 200, Subpart E - Cost Principles applies to this program.

Aplication and Award Process

Preapplication Coordination

Preapplication coordination is required.

Environmental impact information is not required for this program.

This program is eligible for coverage under E.O.

12372, 'Intergovernmental Review of Federal Programs.' An applicant should consult the office or official designated as the single point of contact in his or her State for more information on the process the State requires to be followed in applying for assistance, if the State has selected the program for review.

Application Procedures

2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards applies to this program. Standard Form 424M, Application for Federal Assistance, submitted to the Director for Veterans' Employment and Training (DVET) in each state, as listed at https://www.dol.gov/vets/aboutvets/regionaloffices/map.htm, along with required program and financial narratives and forms in accordance with guidance for multiyear plans, and annual or mid-year (interim) funding modification requests.

Award Procedures

Fiscal Year based formula level funds requested are approved annually by a Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration's Grant Officer based upon reviews and recommendations by VETS Regional Administrators and Directors for Veterans' Employment and Training (RAVETs and DVETs).

Deadlines

Contact the headquarters or regional office, as appropriate, for application deadlines.

Authorization

Jobs for Veterans Act; Title 38, Part III, Chapter 41, Section 4103A; as amended by Public Law (P.L.) 107-288, P.L. 109-461, and P.L. 111-275., Title 38, Section 4103A, Public Law 107-288, 38 U.S.C 4103A.

Range of Approval/Disapproval Time

Ninety days following the submission of an application pending the availability of a fiscal year appropriation.

Appeals

Not Applicable.

Renewals

Not Applicable.

Assistance Considerations

Formula and Matching Requirements

Statutory Formula: Title 20, Chapter IX, Part 1001, Subpart F. Matching requirements are not applicable to this program. MOE requirements are not applicable to this program.

Length and Time Phasing of Assistance

Usually awarded for a fiscal year (October through September). States may obligate fiscal year funds to provide assistance for a fifth fiscal year quarter (until December 31). See the following for information on how assistance is awarded/released: Funds are awarded annually on a Fiscal Year basis, pending the enactment of a Fiscal Year appropriation or budget resolution and available to be accessed through a payment management system.

Post Assistance Requirements

Reports

Quarterly reporting of: (1) accrued expenditures against budget categories in fiscal operating plans; and (2) workload activity of veterans' who were provided assistance using a case management approach to service delivery, referred to training and employment, received individualized staff-assisted services, entered employment and employment retention; and (3) additional reports as described in the most recent Veterans' Program Letter on Recurring Reporting Requirements.

Cash reports are not applicable.

Technical Performance Narrative is required per the current Veterans' Program Letter on Recurring Reporting Requirements.

Federal Financial Report (SF 425) and OMB approved Expenditure Detail Reports (VETS 402A/B).

ETA 9002 Series and VETS 200 Series quarterly performance reports are submitted and reported outcomes are compared to state negotiated goals by VETS' field staff.

Audits

In accordance with the provisions of 2 CFR 200, Subpart F - Audit Requirements, non-Federal entities that expend financial assistance of $750,000 or more in Federal awards will have a single or a program-specific audit conducted for that year. Non-Federal entities that expend less than $750,000 a year in Federal awards are exempt from Federal audit requirements for that year, except as noted in 2 CFR 200.503.

Records

Cost accounting, time keeping, and performance records to be maintained in accordance with each grant agreement and provisions, regulations and Veterans' Program Letters.

Financial Information

Account Identification

16-0164-0-1-702.

Obigations

(Formula Grants) FY 16 $110,991,836; FY 17 est $116,436,068; and FY 18 est $116,436,068 - Estimated obligations by are determined by aggregating requests for funding from States.

Range and Average of Financial Assistance

FY 2016, range from $115,000 to $13,524,029 and average assistance: $2,055,404 (rounded). FY 2017, range from $136,620 - $13,376,652 and average assistance: $2,156,223.

Regulations, Guidelines, and Literature

Title 38, United States Code, Section 4103A; 20 CFR 1001; Veterans' Program Letters.

Information Contacts

Regional or Local Office

See Regional Agency Offices. Contact the Regional Administrator or State Director for Veterans' Employment and Training at the nearest office listed here, https://www.dol.gov/vets/aboutvets/regionaloffices/map.htm.

Headquarters Office

Maria E. Temiquel 200 Constitution Avenue, N.W. Room S-1325 , Washington, District of Columbia 20210 Email: temiquel.maria@dol.gov Phone: 202-693-4706 Fax: 202-693-4755

Criteria for Selecting Proposals

Based on criteria in Annual Funding Modification Request guidance.



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