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SAMHSA News Release

Date: 2/24/2014 12:05 AM
Media Contact: SAMHSA Press Office
Telephone: 240-276-2130

SAMHSA is accepting applications for up to $25.2 million for Services Grant Program for Residential Treatment for Pregnant and Postpartum Women

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is accepting applications for the Services Grant Program for Residential Treatment for Pregnant and Postpartum Women totaling up to $25.2 million for up to three years. The purpose of this program is to expand the availability of comprehensive, residential substance abuse treatment, prevention, and recovery support services for pregnant and postpartum women and their minor children, including services for non-residential family members of both the women and their children.
 
SAMHSA expects that up to $8.4 million will be available each year to provide up to 16 grantees up to $524,000 per year for up to three years. The actual award amounts may vary, depending on the availability of funds.
 
WHO CAN APPLY: Eligible applicants are domestic public and private nonprofit entities. This includes 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. H
 
HOW TO APPLY: You must go to both www.grants.gov and the SAMHSA website beta.samhsa.gov/grants/applying to download the required documents you will need to apply for this SAMHSA grant.
 
Applications must be submitted through www.grants.gov. Please refer to Appendix B, “Guidance for Electronic Submission of Applications” of this RFA for more information.
 
APPLICATION DUE DATE: March 31, 2014 at 11:59 PM (Eastern Time). Applications must be received by the due date and time to be considered for review. Please review carefully Section IV-2 of the application announcement for submission requirements.
 
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:  Applicants with questions about program issues should contact Linda White-Young at (240) 276-1581 or Linda.White-Young@samhsa.hhs.gov. For questions on grants management issues contact Eileen Bermudez at (240) 276-1412 or Eileen.Bermudez@samhsa.hhs.gov.

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is the agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that leads public health efforts to advance the behavioral health of the nation. SAMHSA's mission is to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America's communities.



Last updated: 2/25/2014 2:52 PM

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