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Treatment for Individuals with Serious Mental Illness, Serious Emotional Disturbance or Co-Occurring Disorders Experiencing Homelessness

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: 93.243
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Mar 9, 2018

For programmatic or technical questions:
Maia Banks-Scheetz

For grants management or budget questions:
Gwendolyn Simpson


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:

  1. Provide outreach and engagement activities to identify project participants
  2. Assist with identifying sustainable permanent housing
  3. Provide trauma informed and evidence-based, integrated mental health and substance use interventions for COD treatment
  4. Use an integrated primary/substance use disorder/mental health care approach in developing the service delivery plan
  5. Provide case management
  6. Enroll participants in health insurance, Medicaid, and other benefit programs
  7. 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
Geographic coverage
Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Amount of funding

Award ceiling: $1,000,000 per year for states and territories and $500,000 for other entities
Project period: Up to 5 years
Estimated number of awards: 16
Estimated total program funding: $10,393,000

Application process

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

Tagged as
Benefit enrollment and application · Children and youth · Employment and unemployment · Families · Housing and homelessness · Human services · Integrated service delivery · Mental health · Primary care · Self-sufficiency · Substance use and misuse · Trauma-informed care

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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