HHS Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration – Cooperative Agreements to Benefit Homeless Individuals – States Supplement(Short Title: CABHI-States Supplement)

Description:       The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Center for Mental Health Services announces the availability of funds to expand/enhance grant activities funded under the Cooperative Agreements to Benefit Homeless Individuals for States (TI-13-004) grant announcement. The purpose of (FY 2013) CABHI-States, a jointly funded program by the Center for Substance Abuse Treatment and the Center for Mental Health Services, is to enhance or develop the infrastructure of states and their treatment service systems to increase capacity to provide accessible, effective, comprehensive, coordinated/integrated, and evidence-based treatment services; permanent supportive housing; peer supports; CMHS-funded peer navigator(s); and other critical services to persons who experience chronic homelessness with substance use disorders or co-occurring substance use and mental disorders. These funds are to be used to expand or enhance the scope of the project funded under the original grant. The purpose of this supplemental funding is to enhance mental health services that were minimally funded in FY 2013 and allow for focused service expansion to veterans. The funding for this supplement must be used for new activities and shouldn’t supplant funding received under the original grant.

Funding Title:    Cooperative Agreements to Benefit Homeless Individuals – States Supplement (Short Title: CABHI-States Supplement)

Agency Name:    Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Adminis.

Funding Instrument Type:     Grant

Express Language for Legal Aid:   No

Target Population:

(1) Veterans who experience homelessness with serious mental illness and/or co-    occurring substance use and mental disorders

(2) Veterans who experience chronic homelessness with serious mental illness and/or co-occurring substance use and mental disorders.

(3) Other individuals (non-veterans) who experience chronic homelessness with             serious mental illness and/or co-occurring substance use disorders and serious mental disorders.

Expected Number of Awards:    11

Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement:    No

How to Apply:   You must go to both Grants.gov (http://www.Grants.gov) and the SAMHSA website   (http://beta.samhsa.gov/grants/applying) to download the required documents you will need to apply for a SAMHSA grant.

Current Closing Date for Applications:    04/14/2014

Estimated Total Program Funding:    $5,492,870

Award Ceiling:    $499,351

Award Floor:    $0

Eligible Applicants:    Eligibility for this supplemental funding announcement is limited to the current FY 2013 CABHI-States grantees.

Priority Consideration:   

Policy and Regulations on Use of Funds:     

In accepting the grant award, the grantee stipulates that the award and any activities thereunder are subject to all provisions of 45 CFR parts 74 and 92, currently in effect or implemented during the period of the grant.

In addition, recipients must comply with all terms and conditions outlined in their grant awards, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Grants Policy Statement, requirements imposed by program statutes and regulations and HHS grant administration regulations, as applicable, as well as any requirements or limitations in any applicable appropriations acts.

If your application is funded, you must comply with Executive Order 13166, which requires that recipients of federal financial assistance provide meaningful access to limited English proficient (LEP) persons in their programs and activities.

Current/Past Funding Recipients:

Samples of Successful Application:

Link to Full Information:    http://beta.samhsa.gov/sites/default/files/grants/pdf/sm-14-012_0.pdf

Contact Information:

For questions about program issues contact:

Carl Yonder

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

Center for Mental Health Services

1 Choke Cherry Road

Room 6-1012

Rockville, MD 20857 (courier/overnight use 20850)

(240) 276-1916

Carl.Yonder@samhsa.hhs.gov

For information on program requirements, contact the program office.

Eileen Bermudez

Grants Management Specialist

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

1 Choke Cherry Road

Room 7-1091

Rockville, Maryland 20857 (courier/overnight use 20850)

(240) 276-1412

Eileen.Bermudez@samhsa.hhs.gov

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Categories: Government Organizations, HHS, Homeless, Housing, Mental Health, New Opportunities, Subgrant Possibilities, Veterans

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