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  • DOJ – Crime Victims’ Rights Legal Clinics (2020)

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    This initiative is intended to support or expand on federal, state, local, and tribal efforts to enforce crime victims rights. Applicants may apply under the following purpose areas: victims rights legal clinics that will provide legal representation to victims and train allied professionals in an effort to enforce victims rights in the criminal justice process (Purpose Area 1), and one training and technical assistance provider to provide support to the selected legal clinics (Purpose Area 2). There is express language for legal aid.

  • HHS – Service Area Competition *Forecast* (2020)

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    This is a forecasted grant opportunity. The purpose of this grant program is to improve the health those who are medically underserved by providing primary health care services. This is the primary funding source for health centers. Health centers, using “enabling services” language can fund legal services through medical legal partnerships to address the social determinants of health.

  • DOJ – Opioid Affected Youth Initiative (2020)

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    This program will support efforts to implement programs and strategies that identify, respond to, treat, and support children, youth, and families impacted by the opioid epidemic. This program may be better suited for public defender offices. There is no express language for legal aid, but last year, the MD Public Defender received funds to work with youth involved in the juvenile justice and child welfare systems.

  • HHS – Treatment for Pregnant and Postpartum Women (2020)

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    This SAMHSA program is designed to: 1) support family-based services for pregnant and postpartum women with a primary diagnosis of a substance use disorder; 2) help state substance abuse agencies address the continuum of care; and 3) promote a coordinated, effective and efficient state system. There is no express language for legal aid, but there is language for supportive services.

  • DOJ – Prevent and Respond to Violence, Sexual Assault and Stalking Against Children (2020)

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    This program supports comprehensive, community-based efforts to develop or expand prevention, intervention, treatment, and response strategies to address the needs of children and youth impacted by domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking. There is express language for legal aid.

  • HHS – Treatment, Recovery, and Workforce Support Grants *Forecast* (2020)

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    “The purpose of this program is to implement evidence-based programs to support individuals in substance use disorder treatment and recovery to live independently and participate in the workforce.”

  • HHS – Tribal Opioid Response (TOR) Grants *Forecast* (2020)

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    The Tribal Opioid Response (TOR) grant program “aims to address opioid crisis in tribal communities by increasing access to culturally appropriate and evidence-based treatment, including medication-assisted treatment (MAT) using one of the three FDA-approved medications for the treatment of opioid use disorder (OUD). The intent is to reduce unmet treatment need and opioid overdose-related deaths through the provision of prevention, treatment and/or recovery activities for OUD.”

  • HHS – State Opioid Response (SOR) Grants *Forecast* (2020)

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    SOR “aims to address the opioid crisis by increasing access to medication-assisted treatment using three FDA approved medications for the treatment of opioid use disorder, reducing unmet treatment need, and reducing opioid overdose related deaths through the provision of prevention, treatment and recovery activities for opioid use disorder (OUD).”

  • HHS – RCORP Planning *Forecast* (2020)

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    The purpose of Rural Communities Opioid Response Program- Planning is to strengthen and expand the capacity of rural communities to engage high-risk populations and provide SUD/OUD prevention, treatment, and recovery services. The funds will support 18-months of planning activities, and the full $200,000 award amount will be provided at the beginning of the project period.

  • VA – Grant Per Diem (2020)

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    This program promotes the development and provision of supportive housing and/or supportive services with the goal of helping homeless veterans achieve residential stability, increase their skill levels and/or income, and obtain greater self-determination. Recipients must design supportive services, which can include legal assistance.