Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2022, $699,468)
Category of funding requested: Category 1: Planning and Implementation
Pre- or post-adjudication: Post-Adjudication with a stay of adjudication placed on all charges.
Veterans-related services that will be implemented The proposed City of North Las Vegas (CNLV) Community Approach to Rehabilitation and Engagement (CARE) Veteran Treatment Court (CARE VTC) will provide Case Management to navigate through available and relevant medical treatment and benefit connections in order to assure access to substance abuse assessment and counseling linked with Detox with Medically Assisted Treatment (MAT) as indicated, mental health assessments and counseling, anger management/domestic violence counseling, and a continuum of relevant and culturally responsive services and resources to sustain recovery and stability, including safe and affordable housing referrals through HUD/Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH), peer support, education and training oriented to employment placement, and record sealing.
Name, location, and address for the court:
North Las Vegas Municipal Court
2332 Las Vegas Blvd. North Suite 100
North Las Vegas, NV 89030
Names and contact information:
VTC Judge: Chris Lee, [email protected]
Telephone number: 702-633-1130
Court Administrator: Erin Tellez, [email protected]
Telephone number: 702-633-1148
State the total federal amount requested for the duration of the grant: $699,468.25
Total number of participants to receive services over the life of the grant period: 150
Minimum/Maximum/Average Length of Program Participation: 12-24 Months
Target population/Jurisdiction’s Access to MAT: All genders of Veterans who engage in high-risk, illegal behaviors, experience substance use disorders (SUD), post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and/or traumatic brain injury (TBI), and/or Military Sexual Trauma (MST), and other co-occurring chronic conditions, as a result of Military service, will be eligible for evidence-based SUD treatment, included Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) mandatory drug testing, incentives and sanctions, which are supported by transitional services and recovery-based resources.
Briefly describe the plan to provide treatment and services to address opioid, stimulant, and other substance use disorders: Through a partnership with the local Veterans Administration and collaborative community partners, the proposed VTC will provide Medically Assisted Treatment for SUD and OUD as prescribed, other supportive appropriate addiction treatment and behavioral health interventions as prescribed, referral to primary and integrative forms of healthcare as needed, outreach and navigation to facilitate and secure benefits for remuneration of services, Evidence-Based Practices, and essential, culturally responsive community connections and resources to include transitional, sober, and supported housing, employment assistance, psychiatric counseling, peer mentoring, family counseling, and essential resources to address obstacles in access to physical, mental, and economic stabilization.
NADCP Adult Drug Court Best Practice Standards will be addressed and the page numbers where each item is discussed in the application: VTC will address all NADCP Adult Drug Court Best Practice Standards as evidenced by an actionable plan provided on pages 11-12 of the Project Narrative. Additionally, the City of North Las Vegas identified how it will apply the 10 Key Principles of Veterans Treatment Courts on page 4-5 of the Plan for Early Identification (Attachment).
Indicate whether the jurisdiction is leveraging any other federal funding sources: NA
Which priority consideration is being sought: 1(A). Advancing Racial Equity and Support for Underserved Communities Through the Federal Government
What page(s) in the program narrative provide documentation of the applicant’s plan to respond to the priority consideration: Documentation/description of the plan to respond to the Priority Consideration 1(A) is located in Resources Table 2; Section B, pages 8-9 in the Project Description/Narrative;and in the Budget/Budget Narrative in JustGrants.
For applicants seeking priority consideration 1(B), who is the proposed sub-awardee to receive the funding and the amount of funds proposed: Not applicable