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SAMHSA Bulletin

Date: 3/7/2014 10:00 AM
Media Contact: SAMHSA Press Office
Telephone: 240-276-2130

SAMHSA is accepting applications for up to $30 million in grants to help people experiencing homelessness


The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is accepting applications for fiscal year 2014 Grants for the Benefit of Homeless Individuals - Services in Supportive Housing (GBHI-SSH). The program’s purpose is to support the development and/or expansion of local implementation and community infrastructures that integrate treatment and services for substance use, co-occurring substance use and mental disorders, permanent housing, and other critical services for the following: veterans who experience homelessness or chronic homelessness, and other individuals (non-veterans) who experience chronic homelessness.

SAMHSA expects that grants up to $400,000 will be provided each year for up to three years for up to 25 grantees. The actual award amount may vary, depending on the availability of funds.

WHO CAN APPLY: Eligible applicants are domestic public and private nonprofit entities. See Section III-1 of the Request for Applications (RFA) for complete eligibility information.

HOW TO APPLY: You must go to both http://www.grants.gov and the SAMHSA website http://beta.samhsa.gov/grants/applying to download the required documents you will need to apply for this SAMHSA grant.

Applicants must apply online through http://www.Grants.gov . Please refer to Appendix B, “Guidance for Electronic Submission of Applications” of this RFA for more information.

APPLICATION DUE DATE: April 25, 2014 at 11:59PM (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 Bradford Milton at (240)-276-1745 or bradford.milton@samhsa.hhs.gov . For questions on grants management and budget 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: 3/7/2014 10:06 AM

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