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Juvenile Justice and Mental Health Collaboration Program (JJMHCP)

Grants to USA Agencies for Programs
that Assist Youth with Mental Illness

Agency Type:

Federal

Funding Source:

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U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs (OJP), Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP)

Conf. Date:

03/25/20

Deadline Date:

05/04/20 11:59 PM ET

Description:

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Grants to USA state, local, and Indian tribal governments to support collaborative programs that assist youth with mental illness and co-existent disorders, such as substance abuse. Funding is intended to create and operate multi-system programs that will improve responses and outcomes for youth with mental illness (MI) and co-occurring MI and substance abuse (CMISA) who come into contact with the juvenile justice system.

Funds should be used to create or expand:

  • Mental health courts or other court-based programs serving youth.
  • Programs that offer specialized training to officers, employees of a juvenile justice agency, and mental health personnel in order to better respond to youth with MI or CMISA.
  • Programs that support the collaborative efforts of juvenile justice and mental health agencies to promote public safety by offering mental health treatment services and, where appropriate, substance abuse treatment services, for youth with MI or CMISA.
  • Programs that support intergovernmental cooperation between state and local governments to address enhanced support to youth with MI or CMISA. 

This program requires a two-phase process consisting of planning and implementation activities, during which grantees will develop a coordinated approach to implementing or enhancing services for justice-involved youth with MI and CMISA. Applicants must submit one application that details the proposed activities for a Planning Phase and an Implementation Phase. 

Applicants must describe how the services listed below, if applicable to the proposed program, would be addressed per the authorizing statute:

  • Ensure youth with MI or CMISA receive individualized, validated, needs-based assessments to determine, plan, and coordinate appropriate services.
  • Develop plans for making treatment services available and accessible to youth with MI or CMISA at the time of their release from the juvenile justice system.
  • Determine eligibility for federal benefits for youth with MI or CMISA involved in the juvenile justice system.
  • Ensure youth with MI or CMISA have adequate supervision and access to effective and appropriate community-based mental health services.
  • Make available other support services for youth with MI or CMISA to ensure successful reintegration into the community (such as housing, education, job placement, mentoring, and healthcare and benefits).
  • Consider strategies, to the extent possible, to address developmental and learning disabilities and problems arising from a documented history of physical or sexual abuse.

In addition, applicants must ensure the following, if applicable to the proposed program, per the authorizing statute:

  • Prompt access to defense counsel by justice-involved youth with mental illness who are facing charges that would trigger a constitutional right to counsel.
  • Applicants proposing to implement a state plan must describe how the juvenile collaboration program relates to existing state juvenile justice and mental health plans and programs.
  • Demonstrate, to the extent practicable, that preliminarily qualified justice-involved youth, families and advocates of justice-involved youth, and advocates for victims of crime were involved in developing the grant application.

For information about priority areas, see: https://ojjdp.ojp.gov/sites/g/files/xyckuh176/files/media/document/ojjdp-2020-17927.pdf#page=7

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 188461

Estimated Total Program Funding:

$5,000,000

Estimated Size of Grant:

Estimated maximum amount per award: $750,000

Up to $50,000 of grant funds may be used to support the Planning Phase.

Term of Contract:

The period of performance duration is 36 months, beginning October 1, 2020.

The Planning Phase will be for a period of up to 4-6 months. The Implementation Phase will begin once the grantee has met the requirements of the Planning Phase and will continue for the remaining time on the grant.

Eligibility:

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

The following entities are eligible to apply:
- States,
- Units of local government, and
- Federally recognized Indian tribal governments.

OJJDP will only accept applications that demonstrate that the proposed project will be administered jointly by an agency with responsibility for juvenile justice activities (which may include a mental health court) and a mental health agency. A juvenile justice agency, for purposes of this solicitation, is an agency of a state or local government or its contracted agency that is responsible for detection, arrest, enforcement, prosecution, defense, adjudication, incarceration, probation, or parole relating to the violation of the criminal laws of that state or local government. See 34 USC 10651(a)(3). A “mental health agency” is an agency of state or local government or its contracted agency that is responsible for mental health services or co-occurring mental health and substance abuse services. A substance abuse treatment agency is considered eligible as a mental health agency if that agency provides services to individuals with co-occurring mental illness and substance abuse.

For information about rural priority, poverty priority, Qualified Opportunity Zones priority, OJP Policy priority and other priority areas, see:
https://ojjdp.ojp.gov/sites/g/files/xyckuh176/files/media/document/ojjdp-2020-17927.pdf#page=8

Pre-proposal Conference:

A program webinar will take place on March 25, 2020, 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM.

Register here: https://events-na8.adobeconnect.com/content/connect/c1/1110525827/en/events/event/shared/default_template_simple/event_registration.html?connect-session=na8breez6sd89satn69nf9av&sco-id=2780840118&_charset_=utf-8

This webinar will provide a detailed overview of the solicitation and allow an opportunity for interested applicants to ask questions. Preregistration is required for all participants. Due to the limited time, OJJDP encourages participants to review the solicitation and submit any questions they may have in advance and no later than 3 days prior.

After the webinar, you will find the webinar recording uploaded here: https://ojjdp.ojp.gov/library/multimedia/list

Pre-Application Information:

Applications are due by 11:59 PM Eastern Time (ET) on May 4, 2020, via Grants.gov.

OJP urges applicants to submit applications at least 72 hours prior to the application due date.

This solicitation requires a cash or in-kind match. Federal funds may not cover more than 80 percent of the total costs of the project for years
1 and 2, and 60 percent of the total costs of the project for project year 3.

Register for Grants.gov: https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/register.html

View this opportunity on Grants.gov: https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=325068

For a list of application documents, see the Package tab (press Preview) on the Grants.gov page above.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Submit your questions to grants@ncjrs.gov with the subject as "Questions for OJJDP FY 2020 Juvenile Justice and Mental Health Collaboration Program Webinar."

OJJDP TTA Help Desk:
Email OJJDPTTA@usdoj.gov
Phone number 1-833-647-0513

Grants.gov Customer Support:
800–518–4726 or 606–545–5035
support@grants.gov

CFDA Number:

16.745

Funding or Pin Number:

OJJDP-2020-17927

URL for Full Text (RFP):

Geographic Focus:

USA: Alabama;   Alaska;   Arizona;   Arkansas;   California;   Colorado;   Connecticut;   Delaware;   Florida;   Georgia;   Hawaii;   Idaho;   Illinois;   Indiana;   Iowa;   Kansas;   Kentucky;   Louisiana;   Maine;   Maryland;   Massachusetts;   Michigan;   Minnesota;   Mississippi;   Missouri;   Montana;   Nebraska;   Nevada;   New Hampshire;   New Jersey;   New Mexico;   New York City;   New York;   North Carolina;   North Dakota;   Ohio;   Oklahoma;   Oregon;   Pennsylvania;   Rhode Island;   South Carolina;   South Dakota;   Tennessee;   Texas;   Utah;   Vermont;   Virginia;   Washington, DC;   Washington;   West Virginia;   Wisconsin;   Wyoming

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