DOJ – BJA – Improving Reentry for Adults with Co-occurring Substance Abuse and Mental Illness (FY 2018)

Applications Due: June 18, 2018, 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time

Description:  The Improving Reentry for Adults with Co-occurring Substance Abuse and Mental Illness Program is designed to improve access to and delivery of services to offenders with co-occurring substance abuse and mental illness when they leave incarceration to reenter the community. BJA recognizes that a significant number of these people adult offenders are in need of treatment in order to successfully complete their supervision, which in turn will reduce recidivism and promote public safety. Coordination among corrections, substance abuse and mental health treatment providers, correctional health, and parole or probation enables the development of collaborative comprehensive case plans that address criminogenic risk, substance abuse, and mental health needs.

Funding Title:    BJA FY 18 Improving Reentry for Adults with Co-occurring Substance Abuse and Mental Illness

Agency Name:    Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Assistance

Funding Opportunity Number: BJA-2018-13632

Funding Instrument Type:     Grant

Express Language for Legal Aid:   No

Target Population:  Adults with co-occurring substance abuse and mental illness who are reentering communities following incarceration

Expected Number of Awards: 6

Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement: No

How to Apply:    Applicants must register in, and submit applications through Grants.gov, a primary source to find federal funding opportunities and apply for funding. Find complete instructions on how to register and submit an application at www.Grants.gov. Applicants that experience technical difficulties during this process should call the Grants.gov Customer Support Hotline at 800-518-4726 or 606-545-5035, which operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, except on federal holidays.

Current Closing Date for Applications: June 18, 2018

Estimated Total Program Funding:    $3,200,000

Award Ceiling: $750,000

Award Floor:  $0

Eligible Applicants:   Eligible applicants are limited to states, units of local government, and federally recognized Indian tribes

Link to Full Announcement: Here

Contact Information: For technical assistance with submitting an application, contact the Grants.gov Customer Support Hotline at 800–518–4726, 606–545–5035, at www.grants.gov/web/grants/support.html, or at support@grants.gov. The Grants.gov Support Hotline operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, except on federal holidays

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Categories: DOJ, Employment, Health, Housing, Mental Health, Reentry, Subgrant Possibilities

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