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Building 310, Suite 165
Austin, TX 78744

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Upcoming Events

Care manager Training: Untangling Alzheimer’s

1-4:30 p.m., Dec. 18, 2018
Capital Area Council of Governments - Pecan Room
6800 Burleson Rd Bldg 310, Suite 165
Austin, Texas 78744

Take the fear, mystery and complexity out of Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias.

Dr. Tam Cummings, a nationally recognized gerontologist and dementia expert, invites you to Tam’s Dementia Conference. Topics covered include stages of dementia, eight most common forms of dementia, behaviors of the disease, caregiver stress, and so much more.

> Learn about the Area Agency on Aging of the Capital Area.
> Register for the workshop.

CAPCOG Holiday

CAPCOG will be closed on Monday, Dec. 24, and Tuesday, Dec. 25, for the holiday.

CAPCOG Holiday

CAPCOG's offices will be closed on Tuesday, Jan. 1, for the holiday.

Meeting: Homeland Security Task Force

9 a.m.-noon, Thursday, Jan. 3, 2019
CAPCOG - Pecan
6800 Burleson Road, Building 310, Suite 165
Austin, Texas 78744

The Capital Area Council of Governments Homeland Security Task Force, which meets the first Thursday of every month, will meet to discuss regional homeland security initiatives. The Homeland Security Task Force is a 27-member board that facilitates regional homeland security activities among local jurisdictions to include planning, training, funding and mutual aid partnerships.

> Read more about the Homeland Security Task Force.
> Contact Kate Barrett with questions.

Mandatory Criminal Justice Grant Writing Workshop

1-4 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019
Lee County Sheriff’s Office - Conference Room
2122 FM 448
Giddings, Texas 78942

> Register for the Mandatory Criminal Justice Workshop.

CAPCOG is conducting a mandatory grant writing workshop for entities applying for Office of the Governor, Criminal Justice Division (CJD) funding opportunities for plan year 2020 in the following programs: the General Victim Assistance Program (VOCA), the Violence Against Women Justice and Training Program (VAWA), the Juvenile Justice Grant Program (JJ), and the Justice Assistance Grant Program (JAG).

The workshop will cover who is eligible to apply, eligible activities, application requirements, funding periods, regulations, certifications and other grant rules for each funding source.

This is one of two workshops grant applicants can attend.

CAPCOG also will provide instructions about completing grant applications and how applications will be scored.

Please note if your organization plans to apply for any of the criminal justice grants, your attendance at one of the grant writing workshops is mandatory. Failing to attend a grant writing workshop and submitting an application, means your application will be deemed ineligible by CJD.

> Register for the Jan. 8, 2019 workshop.
> Read more about the Office of the Governor, Criminal Justice Division, funding opportunities.

Meeting: CAPCOG Executive Committee

10 a.m., Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019
CAPCOG - Lantana
6800 Burleson Road, Building 310, Suite 155
Austin, TX 787444

The Capital Area Council of Governments' Executive Committee meets the second Wednesday of each month to conduct agency business. The 29-member committee, which largely comprises of city and county elected officials, provides direction to CAPCOG staff on program implementation, budgets, contracts and general policies and procedures for managing the agency.

> Read past and present CAPCOG Executive Committee meeting agendas.
> Explore CAPCOG's Executive Committee.

Board of Managers Meeting: Capital Area Emergency Communications District

10:30 a.m., Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019 (or upon adjournment of the Executive Committee)
CAPCOG Lantana Room
6800 Burleson Road
Building 310, Suite 155
Austin, TX 78744

Hear updates on the Capital Area Emergency Communications District, which oversees 9-1-1 services to local governments in the ten-county Texas State Planning Region 12. The Capital Area Emergency Communications District is the region's 9-1-1 district as established by state legislation.

> Get the present and past agendas and minutes for the CAECD Board of Managers meetings.
> Explore the Capital Area Emergency Communications District.
> Learn more about CAPCOG's Executive Committee.

Mandatory Criminal Justice Grant Writing Workshop

1-4 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 9,, 2019
Williamson County Sheriff's Training Center - Olive Room
8160 Chandler Road
Hutto, Texas 78634

> Register for the Mandatory Criminal Justice Grant Workshop.

CAPCOG is conducting a mandatory grant writing workshop for entities applying for Office of the Governor, Criminal Justice Division (CJD) funding opportunities for plan year 2020 in the following programs: the General Victim Assistance Program (VOCA), the Violence Against Women Justice and Training Program (VAWA), the Juvenile Justice Grant Program (JJ), and the Justice Assistance Grant Program (JAG).

The workshop will cover who is eligible to apply, eligible activities, application requirements, funding periods, regulations, certifications and other grant rules for each funding source.

This is one of two workshops grant applicants can attend.

CAPCOG also will provide instructions about completing grant applications and how applications will be scored. 

Please note if your organization plans to apply for any of the criminal justice grants, your attendance at one of the grant writing workshops is mandatory. Failing to attend a grant writing workshop and submitting an application, means your application will be deemed ineligible by CJD.

> Register for the Jan. 9, 2019 workshop.
> Read more about the Office of the Governor, Criminal Justice Division, funding opportunities.

Mandatory Criminal Justice Grant Writing Workshop

1-4 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019
Marble Falls Fire Rescue Station
700 Avenue N
Marble Falls, Texas 78654

> Register for the Mandatory Criminal Justice Grant Workshop.

CAPCOG is conducting a mandatory grant writing workshop for entities applying for Office of the Governor, Criminal Justice Division (CJD) funding opportunities for plan year 2020 in the following programs: the General Victim Assistance Program (VOCA), the Violence Against Women Justice and Training Program (VAWA), the Juvenile Justice Grant Program (JJ), and the Justice Assistance Grant Program (JAG).The workshop will cover who is eligible to apply, eligible activities, application requirements, funding periods, regulations, certifications and other grant rules for each funding source.

This is one of two workshops grant applicants can attend.

CAPCOG also will provide instructions about completing grant applications and how applications will be scored. 

Please note if your organization plans to apply for any of the criminal justice grants, your attendance at one of the grant writing workshops is mandatory. Failing to attend a grant writing workshop and submitting an application, means your application will be deemed ineligible by CJD.

> Register for the Jan. 10, 2019 workshop.
> Read more about the Office of the Governor, Criminal Justice Division, funding opportunities.

Your Partner In Serving Older Adults, Persons with Disabilities & Caregivers

9-11:30 a.m., Friday, Jan.11, 2018
CAPCOG - Pecan Room
6800 Burleson Rd Bldg 310, Suite 165
Austin, Texas 78744

This free workshop is for nonprofit, healthcare, government professional care managers. It will include an overview of the many services and resources provided by the Area Agency on Aging of the Capital Area and the Aging and Disability Resource Center of the Capital Area.Topics to be covered will include:

  • Public Benefits
  • Nutrition and Senior Center Supports
  • Information and Referral Services for Persons with Disabilities and older Adults
  • Care Coordination
  • Caregiver Support
  • Medication Screening
  • Long-Term Care Application Process
  • Health and Wellness Education Programs
  • Ombudsman Services for Nursing and Assisted Living Facilities

> Register for the workshop.
> Learn more about CAPCOG's Aging Services.

Mandatory Criminal Justice Grant Writing Workshop

9 a.m.-noon, Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019
CAPCOG - Pecan Room
6800 Burleson Road
Building 310, Suite 165
Austin, Texas 78744

> Register for the Mandatory Criminal Justice Grant Workshop.

CAPCOG is conducting a mandatory grant writing workshop for entities applying for Office of the Governor, Criminal Justice Division (CJD) funding opportunities for plan year 2020 in the following programs: the General Victim Assistance Program (VOCA), the Violence Against Women Justice and Training Program (VAWA), the Juvenile Justice Grant Program (JJ), and the Justice Assistance Grant Program (JAG).

The workshop will cover who is eligible to apply, eligible activities, application requirements, funding periods, regulations, certifications and other grant rules for each funding source.

This is one of two workshops grant applicants can attend.

CAPCOG also will provide instructions about completing grant applications and how applications will be scored. 

Please note if your organization plans to apply for any of the criminal justice grants, your attendance at one of the grant writing workshops is mandatory. Failing to attend a grant writing workshop and submitting an application, means your application will be deemed ineligible by CJD.

> Register for the Jan. 9, 2019 workshop.
> Read more about the Office of the Governor, Criminal Justice Division, funding opportunities.

Meeting: Capital Area Regional Transportation Planning Organization

Time is TBD, Friday, Jan. 18, 2019
CAPCOG - Pecan Room
6800 Burleson Road, Building 310, Suite 165
Austin, TX 78744

The Capital Area Regional Transportation Planning Organization (CARTPO) serves as a forum for elected officials to come together on transportation issues.

> Contact Chris Schreck, CAPCOG Planning and Economic Development director.
> Learn about CARTPO.