Federal Disaster Case Management
About the DCM Program
Catholic Charities USA was contracted in July 2009, to partner with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services/Administration for Children and Families (HHS/ACF) to provide disaster case management services in the United States and United States Territories when requested by the State and approved by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). The contract provides for rapid deployment following a disaster and single point of contact for affected individuals who need a variety of services through various organizations. Catholic Charities USA is in the process of recruiting a team of Disaster Case Management Supervisors, Disaster Case Managers and infrastructure positions, to include National Team Coordinators; Training Coordinators; Database Coordinators; Community Coordinators; and Administrative/Logistics Coordinators.
The Federal Team of Disaster Case Managers and Disaster Case Management Supervisors are comprised of screened, trained and credentialed individuals who are detailed from their agency for deployment to a disaster site. The Federal Team provides disaster case management services to an impacted area until the State or local agencies can transition cases for longer term disaster case management. The Team will deploy from fourteen (14) to one hundred-and-eighty (180) days. Within 72 hours of notification, CCUSA will deploy DCM managers and supervisors to the impacted area for an assignment of not less than fourteen (14) and no more than one-hundred and eighty (180) days. Depending on program needs and the availability of the team members, individuals will deploy for a minimumof fourteen days.
Interested individuals must be employed or sponsored by a partner agency and meet specific eligibility requirements. Interested agencies are requested
Screening and Credentialing Guidelines
Subcontractor Certification Form
Agency Self-Certification Form