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Integrated Services for Victims Program: Increasing Access to Mental Health Services for Victims of Crime

This funding record is inactive. Please see the program website or contact the program sponsor to determine if this program is currently accepting applications or will open again in the future.

 
Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 16.582
Sponsors
Office for Victims of Crime, U.S. Department of Justice
Deadlines
Aug 10, 2017
Contact

Kimberly Woodard
202.307.2952
kimberly.woodard@usdoj.gov

Purpose

The goal of this program is to bridge the divide between crime victims, victim services providers, and mental health services providers so that communities are able to create a seamless network of services to assist crime victims to recover, heal, and thrive.

The program has 3 purpose areas:

  1. Suicide prevention gatekeeper training for crime victim advocates - A gatekeeper is an individual who has personal contact with the community and who, with the proper training, has the ability to identify suicide risk and refer to appropriate services.
  2. Increasing access to victim services for victims of domestic violence and sexual assault who have a serious mental illness - This may involve direct services or training and technical assistance to increase the capacity of service organizations to meet the needs of victims.
  3. Increasing access to mental health services to traditionally underserved victims of crime - Traditionally underserved refers to individuals who are members of any of the following populations of victims of crime: deaf and hard-of-hearing; lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender; American Indians/Alaska Natives; older adults; limited English proficient individuals; and those who reside in rural communities.
Eligibility

Each purpose area and sub-purpose area have specific eligibility criteria.

Geographic coverage
Nationwide
Amount of funding

Award ceiling: $500,000
Award floor: $350,000
Expected number of awards: 9
Estimated total funding: $4,750,000
Project period: 3 years

Application process

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

Tagged as
Abuse and violence · Access · American Indian or Alaska Native · Criminal justice system · Elderly population · Hearing impairment · Human services · LGBT · Limited English proficient · Mental health



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