Justice and Mental Health Collaboration Program

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Funding Opportunity Number: BJA-2016-9205
Opportunity Category: Discretionary
Funding Instrument Type: Grant
Category of Funding Activity: Law, Justice and Legal Services
CFDA Number: 16.745
Eligible Applicants State governments
County governments
City or township governments
Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)
Others (see text field entitled “Additional Information on Eligibility” for clarification)
Agency Name: USDOJ-OJP-BJA
Closing Date: May 17, 2016
Award Ceiling: $250,000
Expected Number of Awards: 30
Creation Date: Mar 22, 2016
Funding Opportunity Description: The Justice and Mental Health Collaboration Program (JMHCP) supports innovative cross-system collaboration for individuals with mental illnesses or co-occurring mental health and substance abuse disorders who come into contact with the justice system. BJA is seeking applications that 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. The program is authorized by the Mentally Ill Offender Treatment and Crime Reduction Act of 2004 (MIOTCRA) (Pub.L. 108-414) and the Mentally Ill Offender Treatment and Crime Reduction Reauthorization and Improvement Act of 2008 (Pub.L. 110-416).

Source:: http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=282382

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