The Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA), U.S. Department of Justice, has released its solicitation for fiscal year 2008 applications for Justice and Mental Health Collaboration Program grants. Grant applicants should demonstrate that their programs increase public safety through innovative cross-system collaborations that improve responses to people with mental illnesses who come into contact with the criminal justice system. Eligible applicants are states, units of local government, Indian tribes, and tribal organizations. Types of grants include Planning, Planning and Implementation, and Implementation and Expansion. For more information, visit the Bureau of Justice Assistance website. To apply for this and other
The Center for Mental Health Services at the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is accepting applications for fiscal year 2008 Jail Diversion and Trauma Recovery Program - Priority to Veterans grants. The purpose of this program is to
firstname.lastname@example.org. The deadline for applications is May 8, 2008.
On March 6th, the Senate Judiciary Committee approved the Mentally Ill Offender Treatment and Crime Reduction Reauthorization and Improvement Act (MIOTRCA). The bill, which has already passed the House of Representatives, will now go before the full Senate. MIOTCRA authorizes funding for grants programs through the Bureau of Justice Assistance which
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