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Comprehensive Opioid Abuse Program Training and Technical Assistance (TTA) Program

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Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 16.838
Bureau of Justice Assistance, U.S. Department of Justice
May 28, 2019

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This program will provide funding for national training and technical assistance (TTA) providers that will work collaboratively within the Comprehensive Opioid Abuse Program (COAP) Network and support the delivery of TTA to current and future site-based COAP grantees, prescription drug monitoring programs, and their partner agencies.

One award will be made in each of the categories. A detailed list of deliverables for each category is provided in the application instructions.

  • Category 1: National COAP Law Enforcement/First Responder Partnership TTA Initiative
    Help local communities plan, implement, sustain, and enhance initiatives led by law enforcement agencies or other first responders that respond to the opioid epidemic
  • Category 2: National COAP Jail-Based Treatment and Community Corrections TTA Program
    Supporting local and regional jails and their partners in establishing programs that enable inmates to transition seamlessly from in-custody to community-based treatment upon release
  • Category 3: National COAP Training and Technical Assistance Center for Peer Recovery Support
    Establish and implement a national training and technical assistance center to support peer recovery support partnerships in the criminal justice and child welfare systems
  • Category 4: COAP State-Based Training and Technical Assistance Program
    Provide direct support to state agencies receiving grant funds under the FY 2019 COAP site-based solicitation
  • Category 5: Harold Rogers Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PDMP) TTA
    Provide PDMP practitioners with access to PDMP resources, including recent evidence-based findings, TTA, publications, webinars, the PDMP Resource Center, and to support the RxCheck hub

This opportunity is for national providers to deliver training and technical assistance. Funding for individual jurisdictions is available through the Comprehensive Opioid Abuse Site-based Program.


Eligible applicants include the types of agencies listed below that have expertise in managing comprehensive TTA strategies to respond to the opioid epidemic.

  • National nonprofit organizations
  • For-profit, commercial organizations that agree to waive any profit or fees for services
  • Faith-based and community-based organizations
  • Institutions of higher education, including tribal institutions of higher education

In addition, applicants must demonstrate technical expertise in implementing action research partnerships between criminal justice researchers and practitioners.

Applicants with demonstrated expertise in assisting states with prescription drug monitoring programs are encouraged to apply under the Harold Rogers Prescription Drug Monitoring National Training and Technical Assistance Category 5.

Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Award ceiling:
(for the entire project period)

  • Category 1 - $2,500,000
  • Category 2 - $2,500,000
  • Category 3 - $800,000
  • Category 4 - $2,500,000
  • Category 5 - $5,000,000

Project period: 24 months
Expected number of awards: One in each category

Application process

Links to the full announcement, application instructions, and the online application process are available through

Tagged as
Criminal justice system · Illicit drug use · Networking and collaboration · Pharmacy and prescription drugs · Prescription drug misuse · Telehealth

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