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					MENTAL HEALTH AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE SERVICES DIVISION
                  1100 W. 49th Street
                Austin, Texas 78756-3199




        ACCESS TO RECOVERY II
         RECOVERY SERVICES

   NOTICE OF OPEN ENROLLMENT
      NOE # SA-RS-ATRII-260.1



         Issued: December 17, 2007
               Updated: May 1, 2008




                   David Lakey, M.D.
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DSHS Face Page

                                                              FY 2008 ACCESS TO RECOVERY II
                                                                   RECOVERY SERVICES
                                                                    OPEN ENROLLMENT
                                                                                                                  2. EMPLOYER IDENTIFICATION NUMBER (EIN)
             1. ORGANIZATION INFORMATION:                                                                         74-1103423

             a. Organization Name: Opportunities Unlimited, Inc.                                                  3. CHECK TYPE OF APPLICANT/RECIPIENT


             b. Physical Address: 5095 N. I H 45                                                                         X For-Profit
                                                                                                                          Nonprofit
             c. Mailing address: Same as above                                                                            Public
                                                                                                                          Other _______________________
             d. City, State, and Zip: Austin, TX. 78704


             e. County Headquarters: Travis
                                                                                                                  j. Financial Contact/CFO (Name/Telephone number/e-mail)
             f. Fax number: (512) 777-9312                                                                           Ebenezer Scrooge 512 777-9311 ext 103 escrooge@ounltd.org

                                                                                                                  k. Board Chair (Name/Address/Telephone number/e-mail)
             g. Email Address for official communication: sjceo@ounltd.org                                           Jennifer Lopez/ 8888 Wilshire Blvd. Austin, TX.
                                                                                                                   jlo@jloenterprise.com
                                                                                                                  Telephone #: 320-9856
             h. Executive Director/CEO (Name/Telephone number/e-mail)
             Sheri Jackson, CEO
             512 777-9311 ext. 100                                                                                l. U.S. Congressional District: 10
             sjjceo@ounltd.org
                                                                                                                  m. Texas Senate District 23
             i. Program Director(s) (Name/Telephone number, email address)
             Kimberley Cruise                                                                                     n. Texas House of Representative District 19
             512 777-9311 ext. 110
             k.cruise@ounltd.org

             4. If you answer yes to any of the following, provide a detailed explanation.

             4a. Disclosure of Contract Suspension/Termination, License surrender/revocation/suspension. If Yes, explain:
              Yes x No
             4b. Disclosure of Pending or Threatened Litigation                                             If Yes, explain:
              Yes x No
             4c. Disclosure of IRS debt                                                                     If Yes, explain and attach proof of good standing with the IRS:
              Yes x No
             4d. Related Party Disclosure                                                                   If Yes, explain:
             x Yes  No            Program Director Kimberley Cruise and Child Care Director, Anita Hill are sisters. Neither has supervisory authority over each other both are supervised
             by the CEO.
             4e. Disclosure of Criminal History                                                             If Yes, explain:
             x Yes  No      Kimberley Cruise, COO, was convicted in 1978 for Poss. of Cocaine w/Intent to Distribute, 5 yr. sentence. Discharged sentence in 1983.
             5. THE APPLICANT         To the best of my knowledge, data in this application are true and correct, the document has been duly authorized by the governing body of the
             CERTIFIES THAT           applicant and the applicant will comply with the attached assurances should an agreement be signed.
SECTION II




             6. CERTIFYING                  a.     TYPED NAME AND TITLE                                             b. AUTHORIZED SIGNATURE/DATE
             REPRESENTATIVE                                                                                         ORGINAL SIGNATURE/ 5/19/08
                                            Sheri Jackson/CEO

                                                                                                                                                              (MUST BE AN ORGINAL
                                                                                                                    SIGNATURE)
FORM 517                                                                                                                                                 Rev. 3/05
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                                               ATTACHMENT B
                                    OPEN ENROLLMENT APPLICATION CHECKLIST


Each Application Must Contain the Complete Items contained on this Checklist.

List the page number of each document in your application.

 Page #     Requirements for All Recovery Services Providers
            Application Receipt page (on top of application packet)
            Open Enrollment Application Checklist (second page, right behind the Application Receipt page)
    1       1. DSHS Face Page Form 517 (begin numbering pages of the application with this page)
    2       2. ATR II Program Training Certificate
   3-6      3. Assurances Certification (Attachment G) (Original Signature Required)
    7       4. Certificate of Incorporation (including amendment if applicable)
  8-11      5. Articles of Incorporation (including amendment if applicable)
 12-16      6. Bylaws (including amendment if applicable)
    17      7. Organizational Overview, Philosophy, or Mission Statement
     18     8. Organizational Chart/Structure
   19-22    9. Copy of Required ATR II Program Policies and Procedures (Refer to Attachment C, section B. 13,
            B.14.)
  23-28     10. Job Descriptions with Required Staff Qualifications for Each Position (Refer to Attachment D)
  29-33     11. Certificate of Occupancy or Attachment J for each location
    34      12. Board Member Information (Attachment H)
    35      13. Organization Contact Information (Attachment I)
  36-37     14. ATR II Recovery Services Summary Form (Attachment E)
  38-39     15. ATR II Recovery Services Description Form (Attachment F)
   40-51    16. Audit or financial statements (if not audited within the last two years)

            Additional Requirements for Transitional Housing Services Providers
25-28       1. Housing Staff Job Descriptions (Refer to Attachment D)
51-57       2. Transitional House Description Form (Attachment K)
58-62       3. Fire Marshall Inspection Report (Attachment L) or Attachment J for each location.
  63        4. Copy of Most Recent Utility Bill for each location (electricity, water or, gas)
 64-85      5. House Rules for each location (Refer to Attachment C, section H.1.) (if different)
    86      6. Schedule of Services for each location (Refer to Attachment C, section H.2.b.)
    87      7. Description of recovery services activities (Refer to Attachment C, section H.2.a.)
    33      8. Certificate of Occupancy (Attachment L) or Attachment J for each location.
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                                                             ATTACHMENT E
                                                        Recovery Services Summary Form
                                       Indicate telephone number of admissions office: 777-9311

                                                 (a)                                                                       (b)
                                          Recovery Services                                                         Population Served
Required Core Services
Individual Recovery Coaching:                                                                               Age Range 18 and above
Org. Name: Opportunities Unlimited, Inc
Self or Subcontractor: Self                                                                                 Adult X      Female X
Service Address(es): 5095 N. IH 35
Days and Hours of Operation: 9:00 am-8:00 pm                                                                Youth         Male       X
Contact Information (Person and phone Number): Selma Hyatt/ 777-9311, shyatt@ceooui.org
Qualifications to provide service: Experience in providing non-professional counseling,
coaching, or mentoring to individuals in recovery. Five years of sobriety, LCDC
Spiritual Support:
Org. Name: Opportunities Unlimited, Inc.
Self or Subcontractor: Self
                                                                                                            Age Range 18 and above
Service Address(es): 5095 N. IH 35
Days and Hours of Operation: 9:00 am-8:00 pm
                                                                                                            Adult X      Female X
Contact Information (Person, phone number and e-mail): Tim Reed 339-0908 treed@oui.org
Qualifications to provide service: Ordained minister, MDiv, LMFT
                                                                                                            Youth         Male       X

Spiritual Support:
                                                                                                            Age Range 18 and above
Org. Name: Greater New Hope Church
Self or Subcontractor: Sub contractor
                                                                                                            Adult X      Female X
Service Address(es): 2104 1st Street
Days and Hours of Operation: 10:00 am-8:00 pm
Contact Information (Person, phone number and e-mail): Rev. Johnny Gil, 512 280-9876, rev@gnhc.net
                                                                                                            Youth         Male       X
Qualifications to provide service: Ordained minister, MDiv


Optional Core Services (at least one of the following Group Services is required)
Recovery Group:
Org. Name: Opportunities Unlimited, Inc.
Self or Subcontractor: Self                                                                                 Age Range 18 and above
Service Address(es): 219 Granbury
Days and Hours of Operation: 7 pm-8:00 pm                                                                   Adult X      Female
Contact Information (Person and phone Number): Don Trump/ 335-0001/dtrump1@yahoo.com
Qualifications to provide service: 10 years of experience providing housing and rehab services for adult    Youth         Male       X
men and 20 years sobriety.
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Life Skills:
Org. Name: Opportunities Unlimited, Inc
Self or Subcontractor: Self                                                                                   Age Range 18 and above
Service Address(es): 5095 N. IH 35
Days and Hours of Operation: 9:00 am-8:00 pm                                                               Adult X       Female X
Contact Information (Person and phone Number): Jim Brown/ 777-9311, jbrown@ceo.org
Qualifications to provide service: Two years college, Five years of sobriety, LCDC                         Youth          Male      X

Org. Name: Center for Education and Opportunities
Self or Subcontractor: Contractor                                                                             Age Range 18 and above
Service Address(es): 3209 Pleasant Valley
Days and Hours of Operation: 9:00 am-8:00 pm                                                               Adult X       Female X
Contact Information (Person and phone Number): Thelma Walker/ 777-9311, twalker@ounltd.org
Qualifications to provide service: BS SW, LCDC                                                             Youth          Male      X


Relapse Prevention:                                                                                                Age Range
Org. Name:
Self or Subcontractor:                                                                                     Adult         Female
Service Address(es):
Days and Hours of Operation:                                                                               Youth          Male
Contact Information (Person, phone number and e-mail):
Qualifications to provide service:
Additional Recovery Services
Transitional Housing:
Org. Name: Opportunities Unlimited, Inc.
                                                                                                           Age Range 18 and above
Self or Subcontractor: Self
Service Address(es): 219 Granbury
                                                                                                           Adult     X    Female
Days and Hours of Operation: 8 am-9 pm
Contact Information (Person, phone number and e-mail): Don Trump/ 335-0001/dtrump1@yahoo.com
                                                                                                           Youth          Male      X
Qualifications to provide service: 10 years of experience providing housing and rehab services for adult
men and 20 years sobriety.

GED:
Org. Name: Opportunities Unlimited, Inc,
                                                                                                           Age Range 18 and above
Self or Subcontractor: Self
Service Address(es): 5095 N IH 35                                                                          Adult X       Female X
Days and Hours of Operation: 9:00 am-8:00 pm
Contact Information (Person, phone number and e-mail): Helen Kimble 777-9311, hkimble@ceo.org
                                                                                                           Youth           Male     X
Qualifications to provide service: MA Ed.

Org. Name: ) Center for Education and Opportunities
                                                                                                           Age Range 15 and up
Self or Subcontractor: Contractor
Service Address(es): 3209 Pleasant Valley
Days and Hours of Operation: 9:00 am-8:00 pm
                                                                                                           Adult X       Female X
Contact Information (Person and phone Number): Homer Simpson, 777-9311, hsimpson@ounltd.org
                                                                                                           Youth X       Male       X
Qualifications to provide service: MA Ed.
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Employment Coaching:
Org. Name: Opportunities Unlimited, Inc                                                               Age Range 18 and above
Self or Subcontractor: Self
Service Address(es): 5095 N. IH 35                                                                 Adult X      Female X
Days and Hours of Operation: 9:00 am-8:00 pm
Contact Information (Person and phone Number): Jim Brown/ 777-9311, jbrown@ceo.org
                                                                                                   Youth         Male      X
Qualifications to provide service: Two years college, Five years of sobriety, LCDC

Org. Name: Center for Education and Opportunity
                                                                                                      Age Range 18 and above
Self or Subcontractor: Contractor
Service Address(es): 3209 Pleasant Valley
Days and Hours of Operation: 9:00 am-8:00 pm                                                       Adult X      Female X
Contact Information (Person and phone Number): Thelma Walker/ 777-9311, twalker@ounltd.org
Qualifications to provide service: BSSW, LCDC                                                      Youth         Male      X


Family and Marital Counseling:
Org. Name: Opportunities Unlimited, Inc
Self or Subcontractor: Self
Service Address(es): 5095 N. IH 35 and 2104 1st Street
Days and Hours of Operation: By appointment
Contact Information (Person, phone number and e-mail): Tim Reed                                    Age Range 18 and above
Qualifications to provide service: ordained minister, MDiv, LMFT                                   Adult X     Female X
Org. Name: Greater New Hope Church                                                                 Youth         Male      X
Self or Subcontractor: Contractor
Service Address(es): 21104 Pleasant Valley
Days and Hours of Operation: By Appointment
Contact Information (Person, phone number and e-mail): Tim Reed
Qualifications to provide service: Ordained minister, MDiv, LPC
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                                                    ATTACHMENT F
                                       ATR II RECOVERY SERVICES DESCRIPTION FORM

A. Organization Name:
Opportunities Unlimited, Inc.

B. Faith-based:     Yes (Please specify faith)          X No

C. Services offered in language other than English? If yes, list the language(s):

D. Do you subcontract or partner with a faith-based organization?      X Yes        No

E. Do you subcontract any ATR II services with other organization(s)? X Yes          No

F. Provide a description of the ATR II services being delivered by your organization in the expandable box below. Prospective clients will be
able to view the service description to assist them with choosing a provider. The description must include the following:

1) In the first paragraph describe as listed in Attachment E, Recovery Service Summary Form:
   a. each ATR II Recovery Service you offer
   b. the location(s) of site(s),
   c. days, and
   d. times for each service.

2) In a separate paragraph in the space provided, you may also include any additional information regarding your organization’s services,
accommodations, or special features you provide to assist clients.

The Services Description cannot exceed 250 words.

The Opportunities Unlimited, Inc. (OUI) provides ATR II services for adult men and women at several locations. OUI will also offer GED
services only for youth.

OUI is located at 5095 N IH 35 provides the following ATR II services:

Individual Recovery Coaching – Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 1 pm-7 pm
Spiritual Support- Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 1 pm-7 pm
Life Skills-Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 1 pm-7 pm
Employment Coaching- Monday Wednesday, and Friday from 1 pm-7 pm
Marital and Family Counseling- By appointment
GED (Adults Only)- Monday through Thursday 9:00 am -7 pm
Transitional Housing (Men) 219 Granbury
Recovery Service- Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 7 pm-9 pm at 219 Granbury


Center for Education and Opportunities, located at 3201 Pleasant Valley provides the following ATR II services:

Life Skill- Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday from 9:00 am-5:00 pm
Employment Coaching-Monday-Friday from 9:00 am-5:00 pm
GED (Youth Only) 9:00 am -5:00 pm Monday- Thursday

Greater New Hope Church located at 2104 Pleasant Valley provides the following ATR II services

Spiritual Support-Tuesday, Thursday, 6-8 pm and Sunday 11 am-1 pm
Marital and Family Counseling by appointment

An incentive will be given to each client completing their approved services within the agreed upon period. Incentives may include bankcards,
gift cards, movie passes, and restaurant gift cards.
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                                                  ATTACHMENT G

                                    ASSURANCES CERTIFICATION

Applicant certifies that, except as disclosed in response to the Eligibility Requirements, the following assurances and
certifications are true and correct as of the date of application. These assurances and certifications shall remain in
effect throughout the term of any agreement between applicant and DSHS.

1. Legal Status. The applicant is an entity legally authorized to do business in the State of Texas.

2. Certification. Applicant certifies to the following:
    a.) it is not ineligible for participation in Federal or State assistance programs;
    b.) neither it, nor its principals, are presently debarred, suspended, proposed for debarment, declared ineligible, or
        voluntarily excluded from participation in this transaction by any Federal department or agency;
    c.) it has not knowingly failed to pay a single substantial debt or a number of outstanding debts to a Federal or
        State agency;
    d.) it is not subject to an outstanding judgment in a suit against applicant for collection of the balance of a debt;
   e) it is in good standing with all State and Federal agencies that have a contracting or regulatory relationship
        with the applicant; and
   f) that no person who has an ownership or controlling interest in the applicant or who is an agent or managing
        employee of the applicant has been convicted of a criminal offense related to involvement in any program
        established under Medicare, Medicaid, Title XX Social Services block grants, Substance Abuse Prevention
        and Treatment block grants or other Federal block grants.

    Where applicant is unable to certify to any of these statements, applicant must attach an explanation. If
    applicant’s status with respect to the items certified above changes during the MOA, applicant shall notify
    Department immediately.

   3.   General. Applicant shall carry out the terms of MOA in a manner that is in compliance with the provisions set
        forth below. To the extent such provisions are applicable to applicant, applicant agrees to comply with the
        following:

                                                                                                           -352), which
        prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color or national origin, and includes the provision for effective
        communication and equal access to programs, services, and activities to persons with Limited English
        Proficiency (LEP);
                                                                                    -1683, and 1685-1686, as amended,
        which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex;
        Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, 29 U.S.C.A. § 794(a), which prohibits discrimination on the
        basis of disabilities and the Americans with Disabilities Act of
        the provision for effective communication and equal access to programs, services and activities to persons
        with sensory and speech impairments;
                                                                 -6107, as amended, which prohibits discrimination on
        the basis of age;
        Drug Abuse Office and Treatment Act of 1972, 21 U.S.C.A. §§ 1101 et seq., as amended, relating to drug
        abuse;
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  Comprehensive Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism Prevention, Treatment and Rehabilitation Act of 1970, 42

                                                                               -2, as amended, and 42 C.F.R. pt. 2,
  relating to confidentiality of alcohol and drug abuse patient records;
  Title VIII of the Civil Rights Act of 1968, 42 U.S.C.A. §§ 3601 et seq., as amended, relating to
  nondiscrimination in the sale, rental or financing of housing;
  Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, 8 U.S.C.A. § 1324a, as amended, regarding employment
  verification and retention of verification forms for any individual(s) hired on or after November 6, 1986, who
  will perform any labor or services under the MOA;
  Pro-Children Act of 1994, 20 U.S.C.A. §§ 6081-6084, regarding the provision of a smoke-free workplace and
  promoting the non-use of all tobacco products;
                                                                       -1 et seq., as amended, and 6601 (P.L.
  93-348 and P.L. 103-43), as amended, regarding the protection of human subjects involved in research,
  development, and related activities supported by any applicable award of Federal assistance, as implemented
  by 45 C.F.R. pt. 46, Protection of Human Subjects;
                                                   -26, which limits the political activity of employees whose
  principal employment activities are funded in whole or in part with federal funds;
  Fair Labor Standards Act, 29 U.S.C.A. §§ 201 et seq., and the Intergovernmental Personnel Act of 1970, 42
  U.S.C.A. §§ 4701 et seq., as applicable, concerning minimum wage and maximum hours;
  TEX. GOV’T CODE ANN. ch. 469 (Supp. 2004), as amended, pertaining to standards which eliminate
  architectural barriers for persons with disabilities;
  Texas Workers’ Compensation Act, TEX. LABOR CODE ANN., chs. 401-406 (Vernon 1996 & Supp. 2004) and
  rules promulgated thereunder found at 28 TEX. ADMIN. CODE pt. 2, which covers compensation for
  employees’ injuries;
  TEX. LAB. CODE ANN. ch. 21 (Vernon 1996 & Supp. 2004), which requires that certain employers not
  discriminate on the basis of race, color, disability, religion, sex, national origin, or age; and
  requirements of any other applicable statute(s).]


  (a) The following statutes, rules, regulations, and DSHS policy (and any of their subsequent amendments) that
  collectively prohibit discrimination, exclusion from or limitation of participation in programs, benefits or
  activities or denial of any aid, care service or other benefit on the basis of race, color, national origin, limited
  English proficiency, sex, sexual orientation (where applicable), disabilities, age, substance abuse, political
  belief or religion: 1) Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 42 U.S.C.A. §§' 2000d et seq.; 2) Title IX of the
  Education Amendments of 1972, 20 U.S.C.A. §''§ 1681-1683, and 1685-1686; 3) Section 504 of the
  Rehabilitation Act of 1973, 29 U.S.C.A. § 794(a); 4) the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, 42
  U.S.C.A. §§' 12101 et seq.; 5) Age Discrimination Act of 1975, 42 U.S.C.A. §''§ 6101-6107: 6)
  Comprehensive Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism Prevention, Treatment and Rehabilitation Act of 1970, 42
  U.S.C.A. §' 290dd (b)(1); 7) 45 CFR Parts 80, 84, 86 and 91 and 7 CFR Part 15; 8) U.S. Dept. of Labor Equal
  Employment Opportunity E.O. 11246, as amended and supplemented; 9) TEX. LAB. CODE. ch. 21; 10) Food
  Stamp Act of 1977 (7 USC §200 et seq; 11) Executive Order 13279, 45 CFR Part 87 or 7 CFR Part 16
  regarding equal treatment and opportunity for religious organizations; and 12) DSHS Policy AA-5018, Non-
  discrimination Policy for DSHS Programs;

  (b) Drug Abuse Office and Treatment Act of 1972, 21 U.S.C.A. §§ 1101 et seq., relating to drug abuse;

  (c) Public Health Service Act of 1912, §§' 523 and 527, 42 U.S.C.A. §' 290dd-2, and 42 C.F.R. pt. 2,
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  relating to confidentiality of alcohol and drug abuse patient records;

  (d) Title VIII of the Civil Rights Act of 1968, 42 U.S.C.A. §§ 3601 et seq., relating to nondiscrimination
  in housing;

  (e) Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, 8 U.S.C.A. § 1324a, regarding employment verification;

  (f) Pro-Children Act of 1994, 20 U.S.C.A. §§ 6081-6084, regarding the non-use of all tobacco products;

  (g) National Research Service Award Act of 1971, 42 U.S.C.A. §§' 289a-1 et seq., and 6601 (P.L. 93-348
  and P.L. 103-43), as amended, regarding human subjects involved in research;

  (h) Hatch Political Activity Act, 5 U.S.C.A. §§'' 1501-1508 and 7321-26, which limits the political activity
  of employees whose employment is funded with federal funds;
  (i) Fair Labor Standards Act, 29 U.S.C.A. §§ 201 et seq., and the Intergovernmental Personnel Act of 1970,
  42 U.S.C.A. §§ 4701 et seq., as applicable, concerning minimum wage and maximum hours;
   (J) TEX. GOV’T CODE ch. 469, pertaining to eliminating architectural barriers for persons with disabilities;
  (k) Texas Workers’ Compensation Act, TEX. LABOR CODE, chs. 401-406 28 TEX. ADMIN. CODE pt. 2,
  regarding compensation for employees’ injuries;
  (l) The Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments of 1988, 42 USC § 263a, regarding the regulation and
  certification of clinical laboratories;
  (m) The Occupational Safety and Health Administration Regulations on Blood Borne Pathogens, 29 CFR §
  1910.1030, or Title 25 Tex. Admin Code ch. 96 regarding safety standards for handling blood borne
  pathogens;
  (n) Laboratory Animal Welfare Act of 1966, 7 USC §§ 2131 et seq., pertaining to the treatment of laboratory
  animals;
  (o) Environmental standards pursuant to the following: 1) Institution of environmental quality control
  measures under the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, 42 USC §§ 4321-4347 and Executive Order
  11514 (35 Fed. Reg. 4247), “Protection and Enhancement of Environmental Quality;” 2) Notification of
  violating facilities pursuant to Executive Order 11738 (40 CFR Part 32), “Providing for Administration of the
  Clean Air Act and the Federal Water Pollution Control Act with respect to Federal Contracts, Grants, or
  Loans;” 3) Protection of wetlands pursuant to Executive Order 11990, 42 Fed. Reg. 26961; 4) Evaluation of
  flood hazards in floodplains in accordance with Executive Order 11988, 42 Fed. Reg. 26951 and, if
  applicable, flood insurance purchase requirements of Section 102(a) of the Flood Disaster Protection Act of
  1973 (P.L. 93-234); 5) Assurance of project consistency with the approved State Management program
  developed under the Coastal Zone Management Act of 1972, 16 USC §§ 1451 et seq; 6) Federal Water
  Pollution Control Act, 33 USC §1251 et seq.; 7) Protection of underground sources of drinking water under
  the Safe Drinking Water Act of 1974, 42 USC §§ 300f-300j; 8) Protection of endangered species under the
  Endangered Species Act of 1973, 16 USC §§ 1531 et seq.; 9) Conformity of federal actions to state clean air
  implementation plans under the Clean Air Act of 1955, 42 USC §7401 et seq.; 10) Protection of underground
  sources of drinking water under the Safe Drinking Water Act of 1974, 42 USC §§300f-330j; 11) Wild and
  Scenic Rivers Act of 1968 (16 U.S.C. §§ 1271 et seq.) related to protecting certain rivers system; and 12)
  Lead-Based Paint Poisoning Prevention Act (42 U.S.C. §§ 4801 et seq.) prohibiting the use of lead-based
  paint in residential construction or rehabilitation;
  (p) Intergovernmental Personnel Act of 1970 (42 USC §§4278-4763 regarding personnel merit systems for
  programs specified in Appendix A of the federal Office of Program Management’s Standards for a Merit
  System of Personnel Administration (5 C.F.R. Part 900, Subpart F);
  (q) Titles II and III of the Uniform Relocation Assistance and Real Property Acquisition Policies Act of 1970
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         (P.L. 91-646), relating to fair treatment of persons displaced or whose property is acquired as a result of
         Federal or federally-assisted programs;
         (r) Davis-Bacon Act (40 U.S.C. §§ 276a to 276a-7), the Copeland Act (40 U.S.C. § 276c and 18 U.S.C. §
         874), and the Contract Work Hours and Safety Standards Act (40 U.S.C. §§ 327-333), regarding labor
         standards for federally-assisted construction subagreements;
         (s) National Historic Preservation Act of 1966, §106 (16 U.S.C. § 470), Executive Order 11593, and the
         Archaeological and Historic Preservation Act of 1974 (16 U.S.C. §§ 469a-1 et seq.) regarding historic
         property to the extent necessary to assist DSHS in complying with the Acts; and
         (t) requirements of any other applicable state or federal statutes, executive orders, regulations, rules and
         policies.
         Additional requirements found in the federal ATR II (Expanding Access to Recovery Program) Notice of
         Grant Award apply to applicant/provider and are incorporated herein by reference.

4.       Disaster Services Agreements. Under Government Code §2155.006 and 2261.053, applicant certifies that it is
         not ineligible to receive an MOA under this Notice and acknowledges that any agreement may be terminated
         and payment withheld if this certification is inaccurate. Sections 2155.006 and 2261.053 relate to violations
         of federal law in connection with a contract awarded by the federal government for relief, recovery or
         reconstruction efforts as a result of Hurricanes Rita or Katrina or certain other disasters.

5.     Application of Payment Due. Applicant agrees that any payments due under the MOA will be applied towards
       any debt, including but not limited to delinquent taxes and child support that is owed to the State of Texas.

a.     Access. Applicant shall give DSHS or any of its duly authorized representatives, as well as duly authorized
     federal, state or local authorities, access to and the right to examine any site where business is conducted, all
     records, books, papers or documents related to the MOA and if deemed necessary by DSHS for the purpose of
     investigation or hearing, shall produce original documents related to the MOA. Further, applicant will ensure that
     information it collected, assembled or maintained relative to the MOA is available to the public during normal
     business hours in compliance with Texas Government Code, Chapter 552, unless otherwise prohibited by law.

b.     Related Party. Applicant shall comply with Texas Government Code, Chapter 573, by ensuring that no officer,
     employee or member of the applicant’s governing body or of the applicant’s subcontractor will vote on or confirm
     the employment of any person related within the second degree by affinity or third degree by consanguinity to any
     member of the governing body or to any other officer or employee authorized to employ or supervise such person.

c.     Conflict of Interests. Applicant does not have nor shall it knowingly acquire any interest that would conflict in
     any manner with the performance of its obligations under any agreement that results from this Notice.

d.     Health and Safety. Applicant shall ensure that the location where services will be provided complies with all
     applicable local, state and federal zoning, building, health, fire, and safety standards.

e. Contracting with Executive Head of State Agency. If applicant currently or subsequently employs a current or
   former executive head of DSHS, Texas Department of Heath, Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental
   Retardation or Texas Commission on Alcohol and Drug Abuse, in accordance with TEX. GOV’T. CODE § 669.003,
   relating to contracting with executive head of a state agency, applicant shall submit the following information to
   the Department: name of executive; name of state agency; date of separation from agency, if separated; date of
   employment with applicant; and other information as required by DSHS to comply with Texas Gov. Code
   §669.003.
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f.     Texas Resident Bidder. Applicant certifies that if a Texas address is shown as the address of the applicant,
     applicant qualifies as a Texas Resident Bidder as defined in 1 TEX. ADMIN. CODE § 111.2 (10).

g.     BHIPS. Applicant agrees to use DSHS's Behavioral Health Integrated Provider System (BHIPS) as it is made
     available to the applicant and within time frames specified by DSHS. Applicant agrees to maintain an adequate
     number of computers of sufficient speed, memory and internet access to use BHIPS. Applicant further agrees to
     use the DSHS specified minimum functionality of BHIPS. The applicant shall ensure that adequate internal
     controls, security and oversight will be established for the approval and electronic transfer of information
     regarding payments and reporting requirements. The applicant certifies that the electronic payment requests and
     reports transmitted shall contain true, accurate, and complete information.


                                          ASSURANCES CERTIFICATION

By signing below, I certify that:
            a) I am the authorized representative of the applicant organization;
            b) The services proposed in this application meet all DSHS requirements;
            c) Each assurance set forth above is true and correct;
            d) The applicant has complied with the Eligibility Requirements set forth in this Notice;
            e) The information provided in this application is accurate; and
            f) The applicant shall comply with applicable rules and requirements of DSHS and all other federal and
               state laws, rules, regulations, and guidelines.



Opportunities Unlimited, Inc.
Name of Applicant Organization


                             (MUST BE AN ORGINAL SIGNATURE)
Authorized Signature

Sheri Jackson, CEO
Printed or Typed Name and Title

 May 19, 2008
Date
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                                            ATTACHMENT H
                                      BOARD MEMBER INFORMATION


Organization Name: Opportunities Unlimited, Inc

ATR II Program Type: Recovery Service


Board Member Information:

Provide the name, title, mailing address, home telephone, business telephone and fax number, and e-mail addresses for
all Board Members. Additional lines may be added if needed to ensure complete Board Member list.

Name: Jennifer Lopez-Anthony
Board Officer Title: Board President
Board Term: January 2006 –January 2009
Mailing Address: 8881 Wilshire Blvd.
City, State, ZIP: Austin, TX 78759
Email Address: JLo@jloentertainment.com
Telephone #: 320-9856 Fax #: 320-9110

Name: Jennifer Hudson
Board Officer Title: Board Member
Board Term: November 2005 – November 2008
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 76710
City, State, Zip: Austin, TX 78776
Email Address: J.Hudson@ aol.com
Telephone # 322-9016 Fax #: 322-9021

Name: Eddie Murray
Board Officer Title: Board Member
Board Term: January 2006 – January 2009
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 401256
City, State, Zip: Austin, TX 78740
Email Address: Eddie.Murry@cdc.org
Telephone #’s: 320-5363 Fax #: 329-9004
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                                      ATTACHMENT I
                            ORGANIZATION CONTACT INFORMATION


Organization Name: Opportunities Unlimited, Inc.

ATR Program Type: Recovery Services


Provide the name, title, mailing address, telephone, fax number, and e-mail addresses for all key personnel
and the Program Director, for all ATR II programs:

Executive Director Information:
Name: Sheri Jackson
Title: CEO
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 041567
City, State, Zip: Austin, TX 78704
Email Address: sjceo@ounltd.org
Telephone #: 777-9311              Fax #: 777-9312

Program Director:
Name: Kimberely Cruise
Title: COO
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 041567
City, State, Zip: Austin, TX 78704
Email Address: kcruise@ounltd.org
Telephone #: 777-9311              Fax #: 777-9313

Financial Officer Contact:
Name: Ebenezer Scrooge
Title: CFO
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 041567
City, State, Zip: Austin, TX 78704
Email Address: escrooge@ounltd.org
Telephone #: 777-9311 ext 103      Fax # 777-9312
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                                        City of Austin
                                     Certificate of Occupancy

  Owner or Occupant: Opportunities Unlimited, Inc.

  This certificate of occupancy must be posted in a conspicuous place on the premises and
  authorizes the building(s) or structures to be occupied at:

                                          5095 N IH 35 _______________________________
                                 Street

                           OCC RPT/Adult Facility/U.K.Code_________10______
                            Occupancy Use                        Occ. Load

                   ________/_______/______1__/05/23/07 /5/____5______N3___
                          Subdivision  Stories Date Type    Group   Rating



                   The work listed hereon has been duly inspected and found to comply with
                    all of the City of Austin Building Code requirements for the occupancy group
                   as shown, This Certificate Does Not Certify Compliance with the American
                   Disabilities Act.

                   This certificate is issues pursuant to Section 101.5 of the Building Code, based
                   On available knowledge gained from inspections conducted on 5/32/07, of readily
                   visible conditions.


                   Project Number: 019283745
                   Film: Number:
                   ___________________________                  _____________________________________
                   Prepared by                                  For Marvin Gaye, Building Official 08/15/07
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                                         City of Austin
                                     Certificate of Occupancy

  Owner or Occupant: Opportunities Unlimited, Inc.

  This certificate of occupancy must be posted in a conspicuous place on the premises and
  authorizes the building(s) or structures to be occupied at:

                                          219 Granbury_______________________________
                                 Street

                           OCC RPT/Adult Facility/U.K.Code_________10______
                            Occupancy Use                        Occ. Load

                   ________/_______/______1__/05/23/07 /5/____5______N3___
                          Subdivision  Stories Date Type    Group   Rating



                   The work listed hereon has been duly inspected and found to comply with
                    all of the City of Austin Building Code requirements for the occupancy group
                   as shown, This Certificate Does Not Certify Compliance with the American
                   Disabilities Act.

                   This certificate is issues pursuant to Section 101.5 of the Building Code, based
                   On available knowledge gained from inspections conducted on 5/32/07, of readily
                   visible conditions.


                   Project Number: 019283745
                   Film: Number:
                   ___________________________                  _____________________________________
                   Prepared by                                  For Marvin Gaye, Building Official 08/15/07
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                                                ATTACHMENT J
                                              ATTESTATION FORM
(FOR USE ONLY IF A CERTIFICATE OF OCCUPANCY OR FIRE INSPECTION REPORT IS NOT REQUIRED BY THE LOCAL
AUTHORITY

                     Organization Name: Opportunities Unlimited, Inc.____________________________

                    Physical Address: _219 Granbury __________________________________________

                                       _Austin, TX. 78702________________________________________


I attest that I have verified with the Local Authority that the property listed above does not require a Certificate of
Occupancy.


Signature of Applicant


_______________________________


___________________________________________________________________________________


I attest that I have verified with the Local Authority that the property listed above does not require a Fire Inspection.


Signature of Applicant



                           (Must be an Original Signature)______
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                                                 ATTACHMENT K

                                       TRANSITIONAL HOUSE DESCRIPTION FORM

For each housing site listed on Attachment E, Recovery Services Summary Form, provide information describing
the structure and grounds for the service site. Also, provide additional information that may provide a more vivid
picture of what it looks like. Photographs may be submitted along with this completed form.

Location of Dwelling: 219 Granbury
(Physical address, city, zip: Austin, Texas 78704

Type of Utilities: (check all applicable) X Natural Gas X Electricity X Water _____ Propane

Building Structure: Residential Home
(Residential home or commercial building (apartment, motel, mobile home, etc.)

Describe appearance: Large home located in nice subdivision. The home is painted blue with beige trim. The
interior is brightly painted. The house has central air and has gas for heating and cooking. The house is
approximately 4000 square feet. It sits on a large lot that is approximately 150x150 feet. The house is conveniently
located to the grocery market, bus line, and entertainment

Total number of rooms in structure: 14.5

Total number of bedrooms: 4
Proposed number of occupants: 8
Describe bedrooms: House contains one master and three additional bedrooms. Master has walk-in closet and
private bath. It is located on the first floor. Secondary bedrooms are upstairs and are also large. Two of the bedrooms
are separated by the main bath with the third bedroom down the hall from the bath. All bedrooms have large walk-in
closets.

Total number of bathrooms: 4.0
Describe bathrooms: The master bath has a separate tub, shower, and vanity. The secondary bath has a tub with a
shower. There is also a vanity and linen closet.

Total number of living areas: 2
(If more than one describe each)

Describe living areas: There are two living areas. One serves as the primary room for group activities and client
living. This area also has a wood burning fireplace. The second area serves mainly as the room used for visitation.
Both rooms are completely furnished and nicely decorated.

Is there a laundry area included in the facility/house? __X__ Yes ____No
If yes, how many laundry areas 1

Also, if yes, describe the area(s) and include how many and types of appliances.

Laundry area(s) description(s) (continued)
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The laundry area has 2 large capacity LG washers and gas dryers. There is also rack for hanging clothing and storage
cabinets for laundry supplies. The dryers are also vented.

Total number of kitchen areas: 1
(If more than one describe each)

Describe kitchen area(s) to include what appliances are available: Open kitchen with side-by-side large capacity
refrigerator with freezer, double oven and stove with hood, dishwasher and double sink with disposal. Granite
countertops and back splash. Walk-in pantry.

Are there any other additional rooms not already mention? __X__ Yes ____ No

If yes, describe each and its purpose. ___Two additional bedrooms that are not being used for client sleeping areas
will be used as a counselor’s office and a group room. This group room is 18x20 square feet.

Facility Grounds

Are the facility’s grounds fenced? __X__ Yes ____        No 6 foot privacy fence surrounds landscaped back yard.
Front yard is also landscaped.

Are there other structures on the grounds? (detached garage, sheds, etc.) _X__ Yes ____ No

If yes, describe structure and its purpose: Detached three-car garage used to store tools and non-perishable food and
supplies.

If the outdoor grounds are used for client activities describe how the grounds are maintained. Grounds contain a
basketball goal and volley ball equipment for client recreational activities.

In the space below, provide any additional information that will assist in providing an accurate view of your site.

The house sits back off the street and has a private drive way.
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                               Description of Recovery Service Activities

All residents must attend on a weekly basis the following house activities:

1. In-House Peer Recovery Group This meeting will be held twice per week to ensure all residents get to participate.
   Residents will share their experiences, ups and downs they have encountered during the past seven days with the
   group. Residents will exchange dialogue regarding how they handled unpleasant situations and be open to
   accepting feedback from the other residents. Residents will also share helpful information regarding resources, job
   leads and other information that can benefit the residents.

2. Weekly House Resident Meetings are held to assign chores, discuss issues in the house of concern to the residents.
   Items such as equipment or appliances not working properly, meal menus, resident conflicts and house rules,
   policies and/or procedures.
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                                   Organizational Overview


Tell us about your organization. Tell us things such as how long you have been in existence, how you
got started, who you serve, and services you provide. This can also be your mission or philosophy
statement.
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                             Chief Operating Officer


Qualifications:   Must possess at a minimum a bachelors degree in public administration, or a
                  degree related to the administration of health and/or human services.
                  Preference will be given to Master’s level degree in Public Administration or
                  related field. Position requires knowledge and experience in the program
                  design, development, implementation, and the provision of mental health,
                  substance abuse, and/or social services programs. Must also have a minimum
                  of five years supervisory experience. If in recovery from substance abuse, must
                  have at least 2 years documented sobriety. Cannot be under supervision within
                  the criminal justice system (Probation or Parole) supervision.


Duties            Will assist with the development, and implementation of programs that are in
                  line with the mission of the agency. Will ensure all programs are operating
                  efficiently, effectively and in compliance with funding sources requirements.
                  Will conduct continuous quality improvement functions and report findings to
                  the CEO and board as directed. Responsible for ensuring a workforce capable
                  of performing duties and functions pertinent to organizations mission and
                  programs. Will conduct performance reviews for all staff reporting to you. On
                  occasions may provide services to clients as appropriate when needed. Reports
                  to the CEO.
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                                     Counselor


Qualifications:   Must possess a high school diploma or GED. Preference given to individuals
                  with post high school education and/or training in the field of chemical
                  dependency. Experience conducting professional or non-professional
                  counseling in the following areas individual and group counseling session
                  related to substance abuse and recovery, life skills, job search skills and
                  spiritual counseling. If in recovery from substance abuse, must have a
                  minimum of two years documented sobriety. Must be computer literate in
                  Word, Excel, and the internet. Cannot be under supervision within the
                  criminal justice system. (Probation or Parole) supervision.


Duties            Will provide individual and group counseling to clients relating to substance
                  abuse, recovery from substance abuse issues, and educational topics that will
                  equip clients in dealing with everyday issues and stressors. Duties will include
                  accurate documentation of services rendered. Will work in a collaborative
                  effort with other organizations to ensure clients’ needs are addressed. May
                  also be assigned other duties related to service provisions as appropriate.
                  Reports to the Chief Operating Officer.




                               Education Specialist
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Qualifications   Must possess at a minimum a B.S in Education with at least five years of
                 experience teaching adults and youth in an educational institution setting.
                 Must be licensed or certified and in good standing to teach in the state of Texas
                 by the Texas Education Agency or have been granted reciprocity. Must be
                 familiar with MS Word programs. Preference given to bilingual individual. If
                 in recovery, must have at least two years of documented sobriety. Cannot be
                 under supervision within the criminal justice system (Probation or Parole)
                 supervision.


Duties           Will conduct adult basic educational classes to individuals
                 preparing to take the General Equivalency Diploma test.
                 Will develop and prepare lesson plans. Will provide group and individual
                 assistance to students as needed. Will document students’ attendance, progress
                 and efforts. Will work in a collaborative effort with other organizations to
                 ensure clients’ needs are addressed.
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                          Transitional House Director


Qualifications   Minimum of a high school diploma or GED. Prefer experience in supervising
                 male living facilities of substance abuse or criminal justice clients. Conducts
                 inspections and searches of the facility to ensure no contraband or illegal items
                 are brought in. Completes incident reports as necessary and report the
                 information to the immediate supervisor. If in recovery from substance abuse
                 must have a minimum of five years sobriety. Cannot be under supervision
                 within the criminal justice system. Background check conducted.


Duties           Oversees the day-to-day activities of the transitional living center. Manager
                 directs and supervises all house staff. Ensures clients are actively involved in
                 work or job searches daily. Ensures that the house is safe and secure and is
                 aware of all coming and going of staff, clients, and delivery and outside service
                 personnel. Conducts admission of new residents and explains house rules,
                 requirements and consequences. Ensure proper communication with staff
                 regarding clients referred. Oversees or facilitates client house activities. Will
                 work in a collaborative effort with other organizations to ensure clients’ needs
                 are addressed. May be assigned other duties.
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                                 House Tech
                          Two Positions (AM and PM)


Qualifications   Minimum of a high school diploma or GED. Prefer experience in having
                 worked in living facilities and providing non-professional counseling services.
                 Experience in coaching, mentoring, or sponsoring individuals in recovery also
                 acceptable. If in recovery from substance abuse must have a minimum of five
                 years sobriety. Cannot be under supervision within the criminal justice system.
                 Background check conducted.


Duties           Assist the House Manager with overseeing the day-to-day activities of the
                 transitional living center. Helps ensures clients are actively involved in
                 activities that are geared toward independent living. Ensure clients sign-in and
                 out as required. Uses good judgment in the event of emergencies. Assist in
                 conducting facility inspections and searches. Provides local directions to
                 various service organizations for clients if needed. Ensures that the house is
                 safe and secure. May conduct admission of new residents and explains house
                 rules, requirements and consequences. Ensure proper communication with
                 staff regarding clients they refer. Will work in a collaborative effort with other
                 organizations to ensure clients’ needs are addressed. May be assigned other
                 duties.
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                               House Monitor
                          Two Positions (AM and PM)



Qualifications   Minimum of a high school diploma or GED. Prefer experience in having
                 worked in facilities providing substance abuse treatment or recovery services.
                 If in recovery from substance abuse must have a minimum of five years
                 sobriety. Cannot be under supervision within the criminal justice system.
                 Background check conducted.


Duties           Assist the House Tech with overseeing the day-to-day activities of the
                 transitional living center in the evenings. Ensure clients sign-in and out as
                 required. Uses good judgment in the event of emergencies. Monitors security
                 cameras for activity in and around the facility. Conducts bed checks at
                 required timeframes. Assist in conducting facility inspections and searches.
                 Provides local directions to various service organizations for clients if needed.
                 Ensures that the house is safe and secure. Ensure proper communication with
                 staff regarding clients. Will work in a collaborative effort with other
                 organizations to ensure clients’ needs are addressed. May be assigned other
                 duties.
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                    OPPORTUNITIES UNLIMITED, INC.



                                                            CEO
                                                         S. Jackson




                           K. Cruise, COO            Carol Clark, Exec.             E. Scrooge, CFO
                                                           Asst.




Counselors      Counselors            Education Specialist            Trans. House Dir.
Selma Hyatt,   Thelma Walker           Homer Simpson                     Don Trump
Johnny Gill,     Jim Brown               Helen Kimble
 Tim Reed




                                                                                          House Monitor
                                                                                             Vacant




                                                                                           House Tech
                                                                                             Vacant
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                      DEPARTMENT OF STATE HEALTH SERVICES
                                Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services Division


     PLACE ON TOP OF ORIGINAL RESPONSE PACKET
                                           ACCESS TO RECOVERY II
                                            RECOVERY SERVICES

                                            OPEN ENROLLMENT
                                           APPLICATION RECEIPT

SUBMITTED BY:
Sheri Jackson, CEO

Opportunities Unlimited, Inc.

(512) 777-9311 Ext. 100___________________________________________________

				
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