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Opioid-Impacted Family Support Program

ID: HRSA-24-016 • Type: Posted

Description

Posted: March 7, 2024, 12:00 a.m. EST
This program's purpose is to support training programs that enhance and expand paraprofessionals knowledge and expertise, and to increase the number of peer support specialists and other behavioral health-related paraprofessionals who work on integrated, interprofessional teams in providing services to families impacted by OUD and other SUD. A special focus is on supporting children and adolescents in high need and high demand areas who have experienced trauma and are at risk for mental health disorders.
Posted: July 7, 2023, 12:00 a.m. EDT
Posted: July 7, 2023, 12:00 a.m. EDT
Posted: July 7, 2023, 12:00 a.m. EDT
Posted: July 7, 2023, 12:00 a.m. EDT
Posted: July 7, 2023, 12:00 a.m. EDT
Posted: July 7, 2023, 12:00 a.m. EDT
Background
The Opioid-Impacted Family Support Program is a grant opportunity offered by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), Bureau of Health Workforce, Division of Nursing and Public Health. The program aims to support training programs that enhance and expand paraprofessionals’ knowledge and expertise, and to increase the number of peer support specialists and other behavioral health-related paraprofessionals who work on integrated, interprofessional teams in providing services to families impacted by Opioid Use Disorders (OUD) and other Substance Use Disorders (SUD). The program has a special focus on supporting children and adolescents in high need and high demand areas who have experienced trauma and are at risk for mental health disorders.

Grant Details
The grant opportunity is open to state-licensed mental health nonprofit or for-profit organizations, academic institutions, community-based organizations, public entities, tribes, tribal organizations, institutions of higher education, nonprofit entities, private for-profit entities, public entities, and tribes & tribal organizations. The training program must be accredited by a nationally recognized accrediting agency or approved by a state or tribal government to provide a behavioral health-related paraprofessional certificate training program. The trainees must be U.S. citizens or non-citizen nationals, individuals lawfully admitted for permanent residence to the U.S., or qualified aliens under section 431(b) of the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996.

Eligibility Requirements
Eligible applicants include state-licensed mental health nonprofit or for-profit organizations, academic institutions, community-based organizations, public entities, tribes, tribal organizations, institutions of higher education, nonprofit entities, private for-profit entities, public entities, and tribes & tribal organizations. Trainees must be U.S. citizens or non-citizen nationals, individuals lawfully admitted for permanent residence to the U.S., or qualified aliens under section 431(b) of the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996.

Period of Performance
The program plans to fund awards in four 12-month budget periods for a total 4-year period of performance from September 1, 2024, to August 31, 2028.

Grant Value
The expected total available funding is $16,800,000 with approximately 28 grants expected to be awarded. The funding range per award is up to $600,000.

Overview

Category of Funding
Health
Funding Instruments
Grant
Grant Category
Discretionary
Cost Sharing / Matching Requirement
False
Source
On 3/7/24 Health Resources and Services Administration posted grant opportunity HRSA-24-016 for Opioid-Impacted Family Support Program with funding of $16.8 million. The grant will be issued under grant program 93.732 Mental and Behavioral Health Education and Training Grants. It is expected that 28 total grants will be made.

Timing

Posted Date
March 7, 2024, 12:00 a.m. EST
Closing Date
May 6, 2024, 12:00 a.m. EDT Due in 20 Days
Last Updated
March 7, 2024, 1:21 p.m. EST
Version
1

Eligibility

Eligible Applicants
City or township governments
Nonprofits that do not have a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)
Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
Special district governments
Private institutions of higher education
County governments
Independent school districts
Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments)
State governments
Small businesses
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
For profit organizations other than small businesses
Additional Info
We will only accept applications from state-licensed mental health nonprofit or state-licensed mental health for-profit organizations. These organizations include, but are not limited to, entities licensed or certified by an authorized political subdivision or instrumentality of a state to provide training in behavioral health. These may include academic institutions, including universities, community colleges and technical schools, which must be accredited by a nationally recognized accrediting agency, as specified by the U.S. Department of Education. Domestic community-based organizations, public entities, tribes, and tribal organizations may apply for these funds, if otherwise eligible. Individuals are not eligible to apply.

Award Sizing

Ceiling
$600,000
Floor
Not Listed
Estimated Program Funding
$16,800,000
Estimated Number of Grants
28

Contacts

Contact
Health Resources and Services Administration
Contact Email
Email Description
Contact Andrea Knox-Ellen at (301)443-4170 or email OIFSP@hrsa.gov
Contact Phone
(301) 443-7432

Documents

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