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Comprehensive Opioid, Stimulant, and Substance Use Program Training and Technical Assistance

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Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 16.838
Bureau of Justice Assistance, U.S. Department of Justice
Apr 18, 2023

National Criminal Justice Reference Service (NCJRS) Response Center
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This program will provide funding for national training and technical assistance (TTA) providers that will work to develop comprehensive strategies to respond to the overdose crisis and the impacts of opioid, stimulant, and other substance use and misuse on individuals and families. TTA providers will form a collaborative to support the Comprehensive Opioid, Stimulant, and Substance Use site-based Program (COSSUP).

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 support and targeted support for specific COSSUP grantees
    Help local communities plan, implement, sustain, and enhance community-based overdose responses as well as initiatives led by law enforcement agencies or other first responders that respond to the overdose crisis, such as deflection and diversion
    • 1a: Community based overdose response and services, and first responder and law enforcement deflection
    • 1b: Pretrial, prosecution, defense counsel, and courts
    • 1c: Jails/prisons, reentry, and community corrections - The TTA provider must convene at least one roundtable that includes practitioners from rural communities and complete a publication that summarizes the challenges associated with managing substance withdrawal in jails in rural settings.
    • 1d: States
  • Category 2: National support and general support of all COSSUP grantees
    Prioritize support for COSSUP grantees and the field, including justice system agencies and their partners to increase access to evidence-based treatment, including MAT, and recovery support with a focus on peer recovery, as a component of successful community reintegration
    • 2a: Access to treatment, peer recovery, and other recovery support services
    • 2b: Data/information sharing and research/evaluation support

This opportunity is for national providers to deliver training and technical assistance. Funding for individual jurisdictions is available through the Comprehensive Opioid, Stimulant, and Substance Use site-based Program.

Applicants seeking to provide TTA exclusively for tribal jurisdictions should apply under the separate, BJA-funded Tribal Justice Training and Technical Assistance solicitation, which will be released in 2023.


Eligible applicants include:

  • For-profit organizations
  • Small businesses
  • Nonprofits with and without 501(c)(3) status with the IRS
  • Private, public, and state controlled institutions of higher education
Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Award ceiling:
(for the entire project period)

  • Category 1a - $3,500,000
  • Category 1b - $2,000,000
  • Category 1c - $3,500,000
  • Category 1d - $3,000,000
  • Category 2a - $2,500,000
  • Category 2b - $1,500,000

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

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