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SAMHSA Bulletin

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

SAMHSA is accepting applications for up to $64.8 million in grants for Cooperative Agreements to Benefit Homeless Individuals for States

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is accepting applications for fiscal year 2014 Cooperative Agreements to Benefit Homeless Individuals for States. The purpose of this program is to enhance or develop the infrastructure of states and their treatment service systems to increase capacity to provide accessible, effective, comprehensive, coordinated/integrated, and evidence-based treatment services; permanent housing; peer supports; 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 up to 18 grantees will be awarded up to $1.2 million per year for up to three years. The actual award amount may vary, depending on the availability of funds.


WHO CAN APPLY: Eligible applicants are states; the applicant agency should be either the State Mental Health Authority (SMHA) or the Single State Agency (SSA) for Substance Abuse. See Section III-1 of the Request for Applications (RFA) for complete eligibility information.


HOW TO APPLY:You must go to both and the SAMHSA website to download the required documents you will need to apply for this SAMHSA grant.


Applicants must apply online through . Please refer to Appendix B, “Guidance for Electronic Submission of Applications” of this (RFA) for more information.


APPLICATION DUE DATE: April 14, 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 Carl Yonder at (240)-276-1916 or . For questions on grants management and budget issues contact Eileen Bermudez at (240)-276-1412 or .

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: 3/10/2014 10:08 AM

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