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FY 2007 Grants to Tribal Programs

SAMHSA's Tribal Initiative policy expands Tribal eligibility to more grant programs.  These multiyear grants (starting in FY 2007) are provided to Tribal organizations that serve American Indians and Alaska Natives.  The grants support a wide range of culturally relevant programs for promoting better mental health, substance abuse prevention, and treatment and recovery support.

Alaska Southcentral Foundation -- $5 million to establish a voucher program providing clinical substance abuse treatment and recovery support services to those in the city of Anchorage and the eight tribal villages of the Cook Inlet region – including Alaska Natives. The vouchers will provide clients with a choice from among 12 Native agencies.

California Rural Indian Health Board, Inc – $14.5 million to expand a voucher system that provides culturally appropriate clinical treatment and recovery support services targeting American Indian/Alaska Native people with substance use disorders.   

California Rural Indian Health Board, Inc. -- $100,000 to establish a Child Mental Health Initiative designed to promote mental health awareness, treatment and recovery within the community.

Cherokee Nation -- $10.2 million to implement a voucher program to improve access and increase availability to a comprehensive array of clinical substance abuse treatment and recovery support services.

Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma -- $500,000 to develop a treatment facility for substance abuse and mental illness-related problems.

Cook Inlet Housing Authority, Anchorage, Alaska -- $1.9 million to create a supplemental housing program that will assist primarily individuals with serious mental illnesses and/or co-occurring disorders and who are chronically homeless.

Cook Inlet Tribal Council, Inc. – $1.5 million for the expansion of co-ed, outpatient substance abuse treatment services.

Fairbanks Native Association $500,000 to promote Healthy Women – Healthy Children programs.

Inter-Tribal Council of Michigan, Inc. – $11.7 million to broaden access to clinical substance abuse treatment services throughout the community through the implementation of a voucher system and increase the overall capacity of the tribal network recovery system.

Montana-Wyoming Tribal Leaders Council – $5.7 million to increase access through client choice vouchers to an array of clinical substance abuse treatment and recovery support services.

Na Nizhoozhi Center, Inc. -- $2.5 million to establish substance abuse and HIV services in the 4 Corners area.

Native American Community Health Center, Inc. -- $900,000 to develop adolescent & family outpatient treatment services in their community.

Native Images, Inc. – $1.5 million for strengthening women’s and children’s substance abuse and HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment programs, as well as culturally based programs for treating female trauma and violence survivors.

Native Images, Inc. -- $2 million for an outreach and pretreatment intervention for African-American, Hispanic, and Native American youth.  The program provides access HIV rapid testing, and basic medical assessment, vaccinations, health education and substance abuse treatment and referral.

Reno-Sparks Indian Colony -- $900,000 to develop the Reno-Sparks Tribal Alcohol Treatment Program for Indian Youth and Families.

Salish Kootenai College -- $85,000 for the development of health education outreach campaigns directed at substance abuse prevention and treatment.

Santa Clara Pueblo -- $1.5 million for strengthening and expanding substance treatment abuse services.

Southwestern Polytechnic Institute -- $85,000 for a student-oriented, outreach program on such health issues as HIV/AIDS prevention, substance abuse prevention and treatment, and Hepatitis C prevention. 

Tanana Chiefs Conference, Inc. -- $1.5 million for family recovery camp program expansion and enhancement of the Old Minto Family Recovery Camp.

The University of Montana, Missoula -- $2.4 million to develop and evaluate culturally adapted, evidence-based trauma treatments for American Indian and Alaska Native children, particularly on reservations.


Last Update: 9/24/2008