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Criminal and Juvenile Justice and Mental Health Collaboration Program

Criminal and Juvenile Justice and Mental Health Collaboration Program

Agency Type:

Federal

Funding Source:

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Justice Statistics, Bureau of

Deadline Date:

04/08/10 8:00 PM

Description:

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Justice and Mental Health Collaboration Program grants are available in three categories:
Planning, Planning and Implementation, and Expansion. To increase public safety through innovative cross-system collaboration for individuals with mental illness or co-occurring mental health and substance abuse disorders who come into contact with the justice system. To demonstrate a collaborative project between criminal justice and mental health partners from eligible applicants to plan, implement, or expand a justice and mental health collaboration program. Priority will be given to applications that promote effective strategies for identification and treatment of justice system involved females with mental illness or co-occurring mental health and substance abuse
disorders.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 123559

Estimated Total Program Funding:

$250,000

Estimated Size of Grant:

$50,000 to $250,000

Term of Contract:

12 to 24 months

Eligibility:

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Administered jointly by a unit of government with responsibility for criminal or juvenile justice activities and a mental health agency. Only one agency is responsible for the submission of the application in the Grants Management System. This lead agency must be the state, unit of local government, federally recognized Indian tribe, or tribal organization. Per Pub. L. 108-414, a �criminal or juvenile justice agency� is an agency of state or local government or its contracted agency that is responsible for detection, arrest, enforcement, prosecution, defense, adjudication, incarceration, probation, or parole relating to the violation of the criminal laws of that state or local government (sec. 2991(a)(3)). A �mental health agency� is an agency of state or local government or its contracted agency that is responsible for mental health services or co-occurring mental health and substance abuse services (sec. 2991(a)(5)). A substance abuse agency is considered an eligible applicant if that agency provides services to individuals suffering from co-occurring mental health and substance abuse disorders.

Pre-Application Information:

Registration at GMS website is required prior to submission. Acquire a GMS Username and Password. If you are a new user, please create a GMS Applications will be submitted through OJP�s Grants Management System (GMS).

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Al Roddy
Technical Application Support
202-353-1881 Technical Application Support
For technical assistance with submitting the application, call the Grants Management System
Support Hotline at 1�888�549�9901, option 3, or via e-mail to GMSHelpDesk@usdoj.gov.

The GMS Support Hotline hours of operation are Monday-Friday from 6:00 a.m. to 12:00
midnight eastern time.

For assistance with any other requirement of this solicitation, contact Rebecca Rose, Policy
Advisor, at (202) 514-0726 or by e-mail at Rebecca.Rose@usdoj.gov.

BJA encourages stakeholder feedback on its solicitations and award processes. Send feedback
on this solicitation to askbja@usdoj.gov

CFDA Number:

16.745

Funding or Pin Number:

BJA-2010-2516

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