The SOAR program assists states and localities to expedite access to the Social Security Administration’s disability programs—Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI)—for persons who are experiencing or at risk for homelessness and have a mental illness, co-occurring substance use disorder, or other serious medical condition.
This webinar will provide an overview of collaborative programs in three locations across the country—Salt Lake County, Utah; Overland Park, Kansas; and Portland, Maine—that incorporate law enforcement, community supervision, and behavioral health agencies.
This program provides resources to state, local, and tribal governments to establish or enhance the provision of treatment to facilitate the successful reintegration of adults returning from incarceration to their communities.
This program aims to address the opioid crisis by increasing access to treatment, reducing unmet treatment needs, and reducing opioid overdose-related deaths through the provision of prevention, treatment, and recovery activities for opioid use disorder.
This program provides resources to state, local, and tribal governments and courts to enhance drug court programs and systems—including those related to opioid substance use disorders—for people charged with or convicted of nonviolent crimes who have substance use disorders.
The purpose of this program is to develop and strengthen the specialized behavioral health care and primary health care workforce that provides substance use disorder treatment and recovery support services.
The goal of this assistance is to aid parole boards in their desire to identify key areas in need of attention, develop consensus, and help stimulate meaningful changes in their policies, procedures, and methods.
The grant program will provide up to $750,000 to assist state, local, and tribal agencies in developing and testing innovative strategies and implementing evidence-based probation and parole approaches that improve supervision success rates, effectively address individuals’ risk and needs, and reduce recidivism.
The U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA), through its administration of the National Reentry Resource Center (NRRC), is inviting letters of interest from organizations that are interested in providing technical assistance to employers to support the hiring of people with criminal records.
The general fund budget was signed into law by Alabama Governor Robert Bentley and will go into effect on October 1, 2016, bringing appropriations in FY2016 and FY2017 for justice reinvestment implementation to a total of more than $42 million.