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Comprehensive Opioid Abuse Site-based Program

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Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 16.838
Bureau of Justice Assistance, U.S. Department of Justice
Jun 7, 2018

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The Comprehensive Opioid Abuse Site-based Program provides grants to governments to expand opioid abuse prevention and education efforts while also promoting treatment, recovery, and partnership models involving first responders.

According to the application instructions, the program has 6 grant categories with specific eligibility and activity requirements:

  • Category 1 - First responder partnerships
  • Category 2 - Technology-assisted treatment projects
  • Category 3 -System-level diversion projects
  • Category 4 - Statewide planning, coordination, and implementation projects
  • Category 5 - Harold Rogers Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PDMP) implementation and enhancement projects
  • Category 6 - Public safety, behavioral health, and public information sharing partnerships

Program objectives include:

  1. Expand law enforcement and victim service partnerships
  2. Encourage and support comprehensive cross-system planning and collaboration among law enforcement and treatment services
  3. Develop and implement strategies to identify and provide treatment and recovery support services to “high frequency” utilizers of multiple systems
  4. Expand law enforcement diversion programs
  5. Expand the availability of treatment and recovery support services in rural and tribal communities by expanding the use of technology-assisted treatment and recovery support services
  6. Implement and enhance prescription drug monitoring programs
  7. Develop and enhance public safety, behavioral health, and public health information sharing partnerships that leverage key public health and public safety data sets and develop interventions based on this information

Eligible applicants include:

  • Federally recognized Native American tribal governments
  • County governments
  • State governments
  • Territorial governments
  • City or township governments
  • Special district governments

Consult the application instructions for specific eligibility criteria by category.

Geographic coverage
Nationwide and U.S. territories
Amount of funding

Award ceiling:

  • Category 1a - $500,000
  • Category 1b - $800,000
  • Category 2 - $1,000,000
  • Category 3 - $900,000
  • Category 4a - $100,000
  • Category 4b - $1,200,000
  • Category 5 - $750,000
  • Category 6 - $1,500,000
Expected number of awards: 45
Estimated total program funding: $34,000,000
Project period: Up to 3 years
Application process

Links to the full announcement and online application procedures are available through

Tagged as
Access · Behavioral health · Criminal justice system · Emergency medical services · Families · Illicit drug use · Networking and collaboration · Pharmacy and prescription drugs · Prescription drug abuse · Public health · Telehealth

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