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Cuyahoga County Veteran's Treatment Court Enhancement Program

Award Information

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Funding Category
Competitive Discretionary
Awardee County
Congressional District
Funding First Awarded
Total funding (to date)

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2023, $950,000)

The Court requests $950,000 over four years to support the expansion of its VTC Program. It will serve 40-50 unduplicated Veterans over an average 18-month involvement (range 12- 29 months), amounting to 160-200 Veterans served during the grant period. 

The VTC Program will serve Veterans as follows: (1) VTC Coordinator oversees the program while finding more eligible Veteran participants to better meet their SUD and/or mental health needs; (2) VTC Probation Officer maintains supervision over Veterans and serves as the primary enforcer of any court-ordered treatment; (3) TASC Case Manager and local VJO Specialist use a strengths-based approach to case management that ensures Veterans have full access to coordinated community supports and service linkages related to substance abuse and mental health, including trauma; (4) VTC Mentoring Program Coordinator links Veterans with mentors who will provide hope for Veterans to recover; (5) Partner with local sober housing providers who can ensure Veterans have optimal sober support services opportunities, including those with a dual diagnosis.

Date Created: September 27, 2023