Through this opportunity, the Bureau of Justice Assistance seeks applications for training and technical assistance (TTA) to develop comprehensive strategies to respond to the overdose crisis and the impacts of opioid, stimulant, and other substance use and misuse on individuals and families. This program provides resources to support state, local, tribal, and territorial efforts to respond to illicit substance use and misuse; reduce overdose deaths; promote public safety; and support access to prevention, harm reduction, treatment, and recovery services in the community and justice system.
- Category 1a: Community Based Overdose Response and Services, and First Responder & Law Enforcement Deflection
- Category 1b: Pretrial, Prosecution, Defense Counsel, and Courts
- Category 1c: Jails/Prisons, Reentry, and Community Corrections
- Category 1d: States
- Category 2a: Access to Treatment, Peer Recovery, and Other Recovery Support Services
- Category 2b: Data/Information Sharing and Research/Evaluation Support
- For profit organizations other than small businesses
- Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
- Nonprofits that do not have a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
- Private institutions of higher education
- Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
- Small businesses
Applicants must clearly designate under which subcategory they are applying. Applicants seeking to provide TTA exclusively for tribal jurisdictions should apply under the separate BJA-funded Tribal Justice Training and Technical Assistance solicitation, which will also be released this year.
See the solicitation for additional opportunity details and directions on how to apply.