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School Based Mental Health Services Grant Program

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Assistance Listing: 84.184H
U.S. Department of Education
Apr 30, 2024

Amy Banks


The School Based Mental Health Services Grant Program offers grants to increase the number of qualified mental health service professionals providing school based mental health services to students in local educational agencies (LEAs) with a with demonstrated need.

Applicants must propose to increase the number of qualified school counselors, school social workers, school psychologists, or other mental health professionals, including those who provide services remotely (telehealth), by implementing plans to address the recruitment and retention of service providers in LEAs with demonstrated need, including providers from diverse backgrounds and those from the communities they serve.


Eligible applicants include State Educational Agencies and Local Educational Agencies with a demonstrated need.

Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Estimated award range: $500,000 - 3,000,000
Project period: 60 months
Estimated number of awards: 15-25
Estimated total program funding: $19,000,000

A 25% match from state, local, or private resources is required.

Application process

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

Applicant webinar presentation
Stakeholder resource document

Tagged as
Behavioral health · Behavioral health workforce · Children and youth · Mental health · Schools

Organizations (1)

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