U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS Office)
05/28/19 7:59 PM EDT
Grants to USA and territories agencies, nonprofits, for-profits, community and faith-based organizations, and IHEs for programs to improve law enforcement access to mental health services. Funding is intended for training, demonstration projects, and technical assistance related to peer mentoring programs.
LEMHWA funds are used to improve the delivery of and access to mental health and wellness services for law enforcement through training and technical assistance, demonstration projects, and implementation of promising practices related to peer mentoring mental health and wellness programs that are national in scope and responsive to the solicitation topic requirements.
The 2019 LEMHWA program will fund projects that develop knowledge, increase awareness of effective mental health and wellness strategies, increase the skills and abilities of law enforcement, and increase the number of law enforcement agencies and relevant stakeholders using peer mentoring programs.
The 2019 LEMHWA program will fund projects related to the following topic areas:
- LEMHWA Peer Mentoring Training and Support
- LEMHWA Recommendation Implementation
- LEMHWA Peer Support Implementation Projects
Proposals should be responsive to the topic selected, improve the delivery of and access to mental health and wellness services for law enforcement, and significantly advance peer mentoring mental health and wellness programs within law enforcement agencies across the country. Applicants must identify specific program goals that will be directly accomplished if awarded LEMHWA funding.
LEMHWA Topic Areas:
GrantWatch ID#: 185686
One grant each for Topics 1 and 2 and up to 10 grants for Topic 3.
Topic 1. LEMHWA Peer Mentoring Training and Support: up to $350,000
Topic 2. LEMHWA Recommendation Implementation: up to $250,000
Topic 3. LEMHWA Peer Support Implementation Projects: up to $100,000
Each award or cooperative agreement is two years (24months) in length.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
For additional assistance, please contact the COPS Office Response Center at AskCopsRC@usdoj.gov or 800-421-6770.
U.S. Department of Justice
Office of Community Oriented Policing Services
145 N Street NE
Washington, DC 20530
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