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Indian Health Service Youth Regional Treatment Center Aftercare Pilot Project

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: 93.933
Sponsors
Indian Health Service Division of Behavioral Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Deadlines
Nov 12, 2017
Contact

For programmatic or technical questions:
Raven Ross
Raven.Ross@ihs.gov

For grants management or budget questions:
Andrew Diggs
301.443.2241
Andrew.Diggs@ihs.gov

Purpose

A grant for a youth regional treatment center aftercare pilot project designed to address the gap in services that occurs when youth are discharged upon successful completion of a Youth Regional Treatment Center (YRTC) program and return to their home community where necessary support systems may not exist. The goal of this pilot project is to develop promising practices between YRTCs and Tribal communities to reduce alcohol and substance use relapse by identifying transitional services that can be culturally adapted to meet the needs of AI/AN youth to increase resiliency, self-coping, and provide support systems.

The awarded project will:

  1. Provide aftercare and case management services
  2. Create and train community support systems in evidence-based care
  3. Identify and implement best practices for increasing access to transitional services
  4. Incorporate social media into aftercare practices
  5. Increase data collection for post residential discharged youth
  6. Evaluate and disseminate information among all YRTC facilities
Eligibility

Eligible applicants include:

  • Federally recognized tribes
  • Alaska native villages, groups, or regional/village corporations
  • Tribal organizations
Geographic coverage
Nationwide
Amount of funding

Award ceiling: $810,000 per year
Project period: 3 years
Estimated number of awards: 1

Application process

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

Tagged as
American Indians, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians · Behavioral health · Cultural competency · Substance abuse



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