Treatment for Individuals with Serious Mental Illness, Serious Emotional Disturbance or Co-Occurring Disorders Experiencing Homelessness
This program (Short Title: Treatment for Individuals Experiencing Homelessness) provides grants to support the development and/or expansion of an infrastructure that integrates behavioral health treatment and recovery support services for individuals, youth, and families with a serious mental illness, serious emotional disturbance, or co-occurring disorder (COD) who are experiencing homelessness.
Required activities are listed in the application instructions, and include:
- Provide outreach and engagement activities to identify project participants
- Assist with identifying sustainable permanent housing
- Provide trauma informed and evidence-based, integrated mental health and substance use interventions for COD treatment
- Use an integrated primary/substance use disorder/mental health care approach in developing the service delivery plan
- Provide case management
- Enroll participants in health insurance, Medicaid, and other benefit programs
- Support linkages to engagement and recovery support services including vocational/educational services, child care, transportation, independent living skills, and employment training/placement
SAMHSA intents to make an equitable distribution of awards in terms of geography including urban, rural, and remote settings and balance among populations of focus and program size.
Eligible applicants are domestic public and private nonprofit entities, including:
- Governmental units within political subdivisions of a state, such as a county, city, or town
- Federally recognized American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) tribes, tribal organizations, Urban Indian Organizations, and consortia of tribes or tribal organizations
- Public or private universities and colleges
- Community- and faith-based organizations
- State and territory governments
Award ceiling: $1,000,000 per year for
states and territories and $500,000 for other
Project period: Up to 5 years
Estimated number of awards: 16
Estimated total program funding: $10,393,000
Links to the full announcement and online application procedures are available through grants.gov.
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