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Grants for the Benefit of Homeless Individuals (GBHI)

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Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 93.243
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Dec 16, 2019

For programmatic or technical questions:
Michelle Daly

For grants management or budget questions:
Corey Sullivan


This program will provide grants to support the development and/or expansion of local implementation of a community infrastructure that integrates behavioral health treatment and services for substance use disorders (SUDs) and co-occurring mental and substance use disorders, permanent housing, and other critical services for individuals and families experiencing homelessness.

Required activities include:

  • Utilize established relationship with an organization that assists individuals experiencing marginal housing or homelessness to obtain housing
  • Provide direct, evidence-based SUD treatment for individuals with SUDs or co-occurring mental and SUDs who are also experiencing homelessness
  • Provide linkage and coordination to obtain permanent housing for the population of focus
  • Engage and enroll the population of focus to Medicaid and other benefits programs
  • Provide recovery support services including recovery housing, employment coaching, vocational training, recovery coaching, and other services designed to improve access and retention in services

SAMHSA intends to make an equitable distribution of awards in terms of geography and balance among populations of focus and program size.


Eligible applicants are domestic public and private nonprofit entities, including:

  • Federally recognized American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) tribes, tribal organizations, Urban Indian Organizations (UIO), and consortia of tribes or tribal organizations
  • Public or private universities and colleges
  • Community and faith-based organizations
Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Award ceiling: $400,000 per year
Expected number of awards: 13
Project period: Up to 5 years
Estimated total program funding: $5,204,000

Application process

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

Tagged as
Access · Behavioral health · Benefit enrollment and application · Families · Housing and homelessness · Human services · Income support and assistance · Self-sufficiency · Substance use and misuse · Transportation

Organizations (2)

  • U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, view details
  • Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, view details

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