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DCF CJMHSA Reinvestment Grant RFA Announcement

The Florida Department of Children and Families released DCF RFA 2324 011 for a 1-year planning grant or 3-year implementation and expansion grant under the Criminal Justice, Mental Health, and Substance Abuse Reinvestment Grant Program.     

Applications are due February 26, 2024, at 2 p.m. EST.

All questions regarding this opportunity must be addressed to the contacts identified in Section 3.1 of the RFA (listed below).

Please direct all questions to:

Name: Alicia Reifinger


Address: Via e-mail only, application due 2/26/24, 2pm Tallahassee, FL 32303

Mobile and On-Demand Medication Assisted Treatment Services

Advertisement Number: GO-06914 

Agency Advertisement Number: DCF RFA 2324 049

Start Date/Time: 10/23/2023 02:56 PM 

End Date/Time: 01/05/2024 03:00 PM

This Request for Applications (RFA) is intended to expand the availability of Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) for Opioid Use Disorder (OUD). The Florida Department of Children and Families (Department), Office of Substance Abuse and Mental Health (SAMH) is seeking applications for operational start up and service initiation projects to provide either a Mobile Buprenorphine Clinic (Mobile) providing public access to buprenorphine or a program providing in-home MAT services (On-Demand) scheduled at the request of the service recipient. Both models should be integrated with infectious disease services, other public health services, recovery support and additional wraparound services provided in an easily accessible and non-stigmatizing manner. The aim is to help underserved populations access evidence-based harm reduction and substance use treatment services that reduce the spread of infectious diseases and prevent the need for deeper end services.

Jail-Based Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) Program

Advertisement Number: GO-07033 

Agency Advertisement Number: DCF RFA 2324 028 

Start Date/Time: 11/03/2023 04:41 PM 

End Date/Time: 02/12/2024 05:00 PM

The Department of Children and Families is seeking applications from eligible entities, who can administer evidence-based, jail-based MAT programs in jails throughout Florida using best and/or promising practices to treat individuals with opioid use disorder (OUD), SUD, and/or co-occurring SMI and SUD to reduce relapse, recidivism, and contribute to the continuity of care. Additionally, applicants must develop a sustainability plan to demonstrate their ability to link individuals transitioning back into society from incarceration to a long-term provider that will deliver services to this population throughout the State. 

Behavioral Health Workforce Education and Training Program- Professionals

Opportunity Number: HRSA-24-078

Estimated Post Date: Nov 28, 2023
Estimated Application Due Date: Jan 29, 2024  

The purpose of this program is to increase the supply of behavioral health professionals trained to work with children, adolescents and transitional-aged youth at risk for behavioral healthdisorders by engaging and retaining families in mental health prevention and intervention programs.

FY 2024 Behavioral Health Service Expansion

Opportunity Number: HRSA-24-078

Estimated Post Date: Jan 12, 2024
Estimated Application Due Date: Mar 14, 2024 

Fiscal year (FY) 2024 Behavioral Health Service Expansion funding will increase equitable access to high quality integrated mental health and substance use disorder (SUD) services.

More SAMHSA funding opportunities can be found here.

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