Access to Recovery

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Access to Recovery: The United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administrations (SAMHSA) Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT) announces the availability of fiscal year (FY) 2007 funds for Access to Recovery (ATR) grants. The ATR grants provide funding to States, Tribes, and Tribal organizations to carry-out voucher programs for substance abuse clinical treatment and recovery support services pursuant to sections 501(d)(5) and 509 of the Public Health Service Act (42 U.S.C. sections 290aa(d)(5) and 290bb-2). This program addresses Healthy People 2010 focus area 26 (Substance Abuse). The Access to Recovery (ATR) Program is part of a Presidential initiative to provide client choice among substance abuse clinical treatment and recovery support service providers, expand access to a comprehensive array of clinical treatment and recovery support options (including faith-based programmatic options), and increase substance abuse treatment capacity. Monitoring outcomes, tracking costs, and preventing waste, fraud and abuse to ensure accountability and effectiveness in the use of Federal funds are also important elements of the ATR program. Through the ATR grants, States, Territories, the District of Columbia, Tribes, and Tribal Organizations (hereinafter collectively referred to as "States") will have flexibility in designing and implementing voucher programs, consistent with proven models, to meet the needs of clients in the State. The key to successful implementation of the voucher programs supported by the ATR grants will be the relationship between the States and clients receiving services, to ensure that clients have a genuine, free, and independent choice among eligible providers. States are encouraged to support a mixture of clinical treatment and recovery support services that can be expected to achieve the programs goal of achieving cost-effective, successful outcomes for the largest number of people. Current ATR grantees as well as entities meeting the eligibility criteria that have not received an ATR grant may apply. See Section III-Eligibility Information for additional information about eligibility for the ATR program. There is a growing awareness of the devastating impact of methamphetamine use on communities. Methamphetamine is a highly addictive stimulant that can have serious effects on a user's physical, mental, and social well-being. SAMHSA/CSAT is committed to reducing methamphetamine use and is working toward a target of $25 million per year within the ATR program to address this problem. Accordingly, States are encouraged to include vouchers for methamphetamine-related treatment and recovery support services within their proposed ATR projects.
Federal Grant Title: Access to Recovery
Federal Agency Name: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services
Grant Categories: Health
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: TI-07-005
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 93.275
CFDA Descriptions: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services-Access to Recovery
Current Application Deadline: No deadline provided
Original Application Deadline: Jun 07, 2007
Posted Date: Mar 23, 2007
Creation Date: Mar 23, 2007
Archive Date: Jul 07, 2007
Total Program Funding: $96,000,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $7,000,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $0
Expected Number of Awards: 18
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility
Eligibility for ATR grants is limited to the immediate office of the Chief Executive (e.g., Governor) in the States, Territories, District of Columbia; or the highest ranking official and/or the duly authorized official of a federally recognized American Indian/Alaska Native Tribe or Tribal Organization. Tribal Organization means the recognized governing body of any American Indian/Alaska Native tribe; any legally established organization of American Indians/Alaska Natives which is controlled, sanctioned, or chartered by such governing body or which is democratically elected by the adult members of the Indian community to be served by such organization and which includes the maximum participation of American Indians/Alaska Natives in all phases of its activities. The Chief Executive of the State, Territory, or District of Columbia, or the highest ranking official and/or the duly authorized official of the Tribe/Tribal Organization must sign the application (Following the initial award, the Governor may delegate responsibility of the ATR project, including signatory authority for continuation applications, to a State Agency or State official). Eligibility is limited to these applicants because only they have the authority to coordinate funding across the State/Tribe, implement the necessary policy changes, manage the fiscal responsibilities, and coordinate the range of programs necessary for successful implementation of the voucher programs to be funded through these grants. No more than one ATR application from any one Chief Executive or head of a Tribe/Tribal Organization will be funded. Current ATR grantees are eligible to apply for an ATR grant in 2007.
Link to Full Grant Announcement
Access to Recovery
http://www.samhsa.gov/Grants/2007/ti_07_005.aspx
Grant Announcement Contact
Kimberly Pendleton
Grants Management Officer
240-276-1421 kimberly.Pendleton@samhsa.hhs.gov Kimberly Pendleton
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