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Grants for Communal Intervention for At-Risk Adults

Agency Type:

State

Funding Source:

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Connecticut Department of Mental Health and Addiction Service

Deadline Date:

03/08/11 2:00 PM

Description:

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Grants totaling an estimated $200,000 for programming to provide community education on at-risk older adults in Connecticut. The overall goal of the funding is to increase the needed attention, education and resources for older adults, especially older adults at risk. Applicants will need to provide training for non-traditional service providers such as barbers, postal workers etc. to be able to identify and refer adults who are at-risk. A person at-risk is defined as having mental health issues or substance abuse disorder. The target age of this grant is for 55 and older.

The foundation seeks organizations who have a proven track record working with individuals who require services in order to live independently in the community, particularly older adults with mental health and addiction illnesses. Staff of organizations will be required to attend training seminars throughout the year.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 124485

Estimated Total Program Funding:

$200,000

Number of Grants:

5

Estimated Size of Grant:

$40,000

Term of Contract:

up to 3 years

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Private provider organizations (defined as nonstate entities that are either nonprofit or proprietary corporations or partnerships), CT State agencies, and municipalities are eligible to submit proposals in response to this RFP. Individuals who are not a duly formed business entity are ineligible to participate in this procurement.

Contact Information:

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

Laurel Reagan
Director of Older Adult Services, DMHAS
410 Capitol Avenue 4th Fl
PO Box 341431, MS#14PSU
Hartford, CT 06134
Phone: 860-262-6991
Fax: 860-262-5625
E-Mail: laurel.reagan@po.state.ct.u

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Connecticut