Justice and Mental Health Collaboration Program

Federal Funding Agency:

Bureau of Justice Assistance

Applicant Eligibility:

City or township governments, County governments, Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized), Public and State controlled institutions of higher education, Special district governments, State governments, Other*

Due Date:

Grants.gov Deadline May 27, 2022, 8:59 pm Eastern
Application JustGrants Deadline June 1, 2022, 8:59 pm Eastern

Funding Amount:

Up to $550,000

Agency Solicitation:

The Justice and Mental Health Collaboration Program (JMHCP) supports cross-system collaboration to improve public safety responses and outcomes for individuals with mental health disorders (MHDs) or co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders (MHSUDs) who come into contact with the justice system. This program supports public safety efforts through partnerships with mental health, substance use, social services, and other organizations that will enhance responses to people with MHDs and MHSUDs.


Additional Notes:

*Agencies with a different legal status (e.g., nonprofit or for-profit mental health agencies) are eligible to apply only if they also have been designated as a state agency or unit of local government to provide services. Documentation to support this designation must be attached to the application.