[Apply Now] Justice and Mental Health Collaboration Program

The U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) is accepting applications for the FY 2019 Justice and Mental Health Collaboration Program (JMHCP). JMHCP grants support cross-system collaboration to improve responses and outcomes for people with mental illnesses or co-occurring mental illnesses and substance addictions who come into contact with the justice system.

This program supports officer and public safety, violence reduction, and recidivism reduction efforts through social service and other partnerships that aim to enhance and increase law enforcement responses to people in this population. The program facilitates communication, collaboration, and the delivery of support services among justice professionals and treatment and related service providers.

The solicitation provides further details about the program. Applications are due by June 25.
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[Register for Webinar] Responding to the Justice and Mental Health Program Solicitation

Hosted by The Council of State Governments Justice Center with funding support from the U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance

Register buttonDate: Thursday, May 16, 2019
Time: 1–2 p.m. ET 

In this webinar, representatives from the U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance and The Council of State Governments Justice Center will review the FY2019 Justice and Mental Health Collaboration Program application process. This grant program provides awards of $100,000 to $750,000 for a 24- to 36-month project period to states, local governments, and federally recognized Indian tribal governments.

Panelists:

  • Maria Fryer 
    Policy Advisor for Substance Abuse and Mental Health
    U.S. Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Assistance
  • NiKisha Love 
    Policy Advisor for Justice and Mental Health Collaboration Program
    U.S. Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Assistance
  • Sarah Wurzburg
    Deputy Program Director, Behavioral Health Division
    The Council of State Governments Justice Center