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Creating Mental Health Collaboration Programs for Those in Contact With the Justice System

Apr 23, 2022 at 11:34 pm by Amanda Lai

photo of hands with handcuffs. Text says "Justice and mental health collaboration program now accepting proposals"

Grant Opportunity: The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs (OJP), Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) is now accepting applications for their Justice and Mental Health Collaboration Program (JMHCP). This program provides funding for programs that promote collaboration across the justice system, social services, and mental health/ substance use and abuse services in order to improve public safety responses and outcomes for individuals with mental health disorders who come in contact with the justice system.
JMHCP-funded programs will accomplish the following:
  • Enhance, expand, and operate mental health drop-off crisis stabilization treatment centers that provide 24/7, year round support for law enforcement, criminal justice agencies, and people who come in contact with the justice system
  • Increase the workforce and capacity for certified mental health peer support specialists
  • Build or expand existing mental health collaboration programs
Eligibility: Eligible applicants include units of township, city, county of state governments, Native American tribal governments, special district governments, and public or state-controlled institutions of higher education.
Grant Amount and Grant Period: The maximum amount awarded is $550,000. The grant period is 36 months. 
Important Dates:
  • Deadline
  • Application Deadline: June 1st, 2022
For more information: For more information, click here.
Brockport Research Institute is a NYS certified woman-owned business enterprise that provides grant-writing, evaluation, project management, and professional learning services.  For questions or more information on this or any other grant opportunity, please contact us at or call Sara Silverstone at (585) 703-5400.