Opioid Affected Youth Initiative
The Opioid Affected Youth Initiative provides funding and technical assistance for states, local governments, and tribal jurisdictions to:
- Develop a multidisciplinary task force with working groups to identify specific areas of concern
- Collect and interpret data that will assist the task force in developing strategies and programming that will be used to better coordinate response efforts and resources
- Implement services that will address public safety concerns, intervention, prevention, and diversion services for children, youth, and families directly impacted by opioid abuse
Awardees are expected to work in partnership with representatives from:
- Law enforcement
- Probation and community supervision
- Juvenile court
- Mental health service providers
- Community-based organizations that address substance abuse
- Child welfare agencies
- Child protective services
- First responders
- Other community health agencies
Eligible applicants are states, territories, units of local government, and federally recognized tribal governments.
Priority consideration will be given to projects that directly benefit federally designated Qualified Opportunity Zones.
Award ceiling: $1,000,000
Project period: 3 years
Estimated number of awards: 7
Estimated total program funding: $7,000,000
For complete information about funding programs, including your application status, please contact funders directly. Summaries are provided for your convenience only. RHIhub does not take part in application processes or monitor application status.