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Adult Treatment Court Site-Based

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Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 16.585
Bureau of Justice Assistance, U.S. Department of Justice
Apr 11, 2023

Office of Justice Programs Response Center:


This program provides grants and technical assistance to enhance the operations of adult drug courts. Courts should integrate evidence-based substance abuse treatment, random drug testing, equitable sanctions and incentives, and transitional services in judicially-supervised court settings with jurisdiction over offenders to reduce recidivism, substance abuse, and prevent overdoses.

Grants will be awarded in 3 categories:

  • Category 1: Planning and Implementation Grants
  • Category 2: Enhancement Grants
  • Category 3: Statewide Grants

Program objectives include:

  • Ensure treatment court practitioners have the tools to effectively provide judicial and community supervision, mandatory and random drug testing, substance use and mental health disorder treatment, and appropriate incentives and sanctions
  • Utilize evidence-based practices and principles that incorporate National Association of Drug Court Professionals (NADCP) 10 Best Practice Standards and other relevant research
  • Build and maximize capacity to ensure all potential participants are identified and assessed for risk and need using a validated risk and clinical assessment tool to determine their eligibility
  • Ensure that all individuals eligible for the treatment court program have equivalent access as measured by the collection and examination of program data
  • Enhance the provision of recovery support services, including transitional recovery housing assistance and peer and family support, to support ongoing recovery
  • Ensure treatment court participants have access to all types of FDA-approved medications to treatment substance use disorders, and include training on overdose prevention
  • Enhance collaboration between states and local and/or tribal jurisdictions to support the operations and enhancements of adult treatment court activities

Eligible applicants include:

  • State governments
  • County, city, and township governments
  • Special district governments
  • Federally recognized Native American tribal governments
  • Public housing authorities/Indian housing authorities
  • Public or private entities acting on behalf of a single treatment court through agreement with state, city, township, county, or tribal government
Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Category 1:

  • Award amount: $900,000
  • Project period: 4 years
  • Estimated number of awards: 9

Category 2:

  • Award amount: $1,000,000
  • Project period: 4 years
  • Estimated number of awards: 30

Category 3:

  • Award amount: $2,500,000
  • Project period: 4 years
  • Estimated number of awards: 3

The program requires a 25% cash or in-kind match based on the total project cost.

Application process

Links to the full announcement, application instructions, and the online application process are available through

Applicants should submit an SF-424 and an SF-LLL in by April 11, 2023.

Submit the full application, including attachments, in the JustGrants grants management system by April 18, 2023.

Tagged as
American Indian or Alaska Native · Asian · Black or African American · Criminal justice system · Families · Hispanic or Latino · Housing and homelessness · Human services · Illicit drug use · Men · Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander · Poverty · Prescription drug misuse · Substance use and misuse · Women

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