Grants to Establish and Expand Jail Diversion
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Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Through this program, SAMHSA provides grants to establish
or expand programs that divert adults with a serious
mental illness or a co-occurring disorder from the
criminal justice system to community-based services prior
to arrest and booking. Special consideration will be
given to applicants proposing to use grant funding to
support early diversion services for veterans.
A list of required activities is provided in the
SAMHSA intends to make an equitable distribution of
awards among the geographical regions of the U.S.,
including urban and rural populations.
Eligible applicants are:
- States and territories
- Governmental units within political subdivisions of a
state, including counties, cities, towns, and villages
- Federally recognized American Indian/Alaska Native
tribes, tribal organizations, and consortia of tribes or
Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Amount of funding
Estimated award amount: $330,000 per
Project period: Up to 5 years
Estimated number of awards: 8
Anticipated total available funding:
The federal share of funding for this grant may not
exceed 75% of the total cost of each annual budget
period. Non-federal contributions may be cash or in-kind.
Links to the full announcement and online application
procedures are available through
Community and faith-based initiatives · Criminal justice system · Human services · Mental health · Mental health conditions · Substance use and misuse · Veterans
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration,
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