Improving Adult and Juvenile Crisis Stabilization and Community Reentry Program (FY 2023)
Through this opportunity, the Bureau of Justice Assistance seeks applications for funding to state, local, and tribal governments, as well as community-based nonprofit organizations and eligible behavioral health providers, to coordinate and provide comprehensive treatment, recovery, and other supportive reentry services to people experiencing mental health, substance use, or co-occurring disorders who are currently involved in the criminal justice system or were formerly involved.
There are two solicitation categories under this program:
- Adult and Juvenile Crisis Stabilization and Community Reentry Programs — State and Local Governments
- Adult and Juvenile Crisis Stabilization and Community Reentry Programs — Nonprofit Organizations and Tribal Governments
Goals, Objectives, and Deliverables
- Provide clinical and recovery support services that support treatment, suicide prevention, and continuity of recovery in the community for people with mental health, substance use, or co-occurring disorders upon their release from a correctional facility.
- Provide training and education for criminal and juvenile justice agencies, mental health and substance use agencies, and community-based behavioral health providers on interventions that support:
- Best practices diversion models
- Crisis response services
- Engagement in recovery, treatment, and other support services
- Access to medication while incarcerated and continuity of care during reentry into the community
- Confirmation of memoranda of understanding/agreements (MOUs/MOAs) and a description of partnerships with one or more correctional agencies, if the correctional agency is not the lead applicant.
- Make sure that individuals with serious mental illness are given timely access to appropriate recovery supports that may include peer support services, medication management (including long-acting injectable medications where clinically appropriate), case management, and psycho-social therapies
- An action plan informed by and based on data developed with input from BJA and the assigned technical assistance provider and submitted within 6 months of receiving final budget approval.
- A final report at the end of the project period.
For more information, see the most recent BJA grant solicitation and materials.