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SAMHSA Accepting Applications for FY 2009 Family Centered Substance Abuse Treatment Grants for Adolescents and Their Families
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is soliciting applications for fiscal year (FY) 2009 Family Centered Substance Abuse Treatment Grants for Adolescents and their Families to provide services to adolescents, ages 12-17, transition age youth, ages 18-24 and their families.
This program is intended to implement evidence-based practices, specifically the Adolescent Community Reinforcement Approach coupled with Assertive Continuing Care both of which focus on the interaction between youth and their environments, and are family-centered and community-based.
SAMHSA expects that approximately $11.4 million in funding will be available to award up to 13 grants for up to 3 years. The average award amount is expected to be up to $300,000 annually. The actual award amounts may vary, depending on the availability of funds. The grants will be housed at SAMHSA’s Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT).
WHO CAN APPLY: Eligible applicants are domestic public and private non-private entities such as state and local governments, federally recognized American Indian/Alaska Native Tribes and tribal organizations, urban Indian organizations, public or private universities and colleges; and community and faith-based organizations. State applicants must propose to implement a project at a single site within the State and must have a selected site at the time of application.
HOW TO APPLY: Applications for No. TI-09-002 are available by calling SAMHSA’s Information Line at 1-877-SAMHSA7 [TDD: 1 800-487-4889] or by downloading the application at http://www.samhsa.gov/grants/2009/ti_09_002.aspx . Applicants are encouraged to apply online using www.grants.gov.
APPLICATION DUE DATE: Friday, April 24, 2009. Applications must be received by the due date and time to be considered for review. Please review carefully Section IV-3 of the application announcement for submission requirements.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Applicants with questions about program issues should contact Jutta Butler at 240 276-1567 or at firstname.lastname@example.org .
For questions on grants management issues contact Kathleen Sample at (240) 276-1407 or Kathleen.email@example.com.
SAMHSA is a public health agency within the Department of Health and Human Services. The agency is responsible for improving the accountability, capacity and effectiveness of the nation's substance abuse prevention, addictions treatment, and mental health services delivery system.
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