Services in Supportive Housing Program

The summary for the Services in Supportive Housing Program Federal Grant is detailed below. This summary states who is eligible for the grant, how much grant money will be awarded, current and past deadlines, Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) numbers, and a sampling of similar government grants. Verify the accuracy of the data FederalGrants.com provides by visiting the webpage noted in the Link to Full Announcement section or by contacting the appropriate person listed as the Grant Announcement Contact. If any section is incomplete, please visit the website for the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services, which is the government agency that is offering this grant.
Federal Grant Title: Services in Supportive Housing Program
Federal Agency Name: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services
Grant Categories: Health
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: SM-07-014
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 93.243
CFDA Descriptions: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services_Projects of Regional and National Significance
Current Application Deadline: No deadline provided
Original Application Deadline: May 22, 2007
Posted Date: Mar 23, 2007
Creation Date: Mar 23, 2007
Archive Date: Jun 21, 2007
Total Program Funding: $3,004,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $450,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $0
Expected Number of Awards: 8
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Grant Description
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Center for Mental Health Services is accepting applications for fiscal year (FY) 2007 for Services in Supportive Housing Program grants. The purpose of this program is to help end chronic homelessness by funding services for individuals and families experiencing chronic homelessness in coordination with existing permanent supportive housing programs and resources. Supportive housing provides consumers with long-term, community-based housing options. This housing approach combines housing assistance and intensive individualized support services to people with serious psychiatric conditions and those with co-occurring mental and substance use disorders. Research indicates that this combination of long-term housing and wrap-around services leads to improved residential stability and reductions in psychiatric symptoms (Shern, et al., 1994). This initiative will provide chronically homeless individuals and families the appropriate services and treatment needed to stay housed in a permanent setting. The Services in Supportive Housing Program is one of SAMHSAs services grant programs. SAMHSAs services grants are designed to address gaps in mental health and substance abuse services and/or to increase the ability of States, units of local government, American Indian/Alaska Native tribes and tribal organizations, and community- and faith-based organizations to help specific populations or geographic areas with serious, emerging mental health and substance abuse problems. SAMHSA intends that its services grants result in the delivery of services as soon as possible after award. Service delivery should begin by the 4th month of the project at the latest. Services in Supportive Housing Program grants are authorized under Section 520A of the Public Health Service Act, as amended. This announcement addresses Healthy People 2010 focus areas 18 (Mental Health and Mental Disorders) and 26 (Substance Abuse).
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility
In House Report 109-515 and Senate Report 109-287, the respective Appropriations Committees direct CMHS, in consultation with the Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT), to award (under Section 520A of the Public Health Service Act, as amended) Services in Supportive Housing Program grants to applicants who operate HUD-funded permanent supportive housing or other comparable programs. Other such programs would include those funded by the Interagency Collaborative Initiative to Reduce Chronic Homelessness (i.e., Chronic Homelessness Initiative-CHI). Therefore, the following three permanent supportive housing programs are eligible to apply: 1. Previous CHI grantees; 2. HUD permanent supportive housing programs (Shelter Plus Care, SRO, SHP Permanent Housing, or SHP Safe Haven programs); or 3. Permanent supportive housing programs funded by non-HUD sources. In compliance with the Appropriations Committees reports, applicants must verify their eligibility by providing the following documentation in Appendix 6 of the application. Grant awards will be made only to entities that provide appropriate eligibility verification. 1. CHI grantees only need to indicate their CHI grantee status. 2. HUD-funded applicants must provide a copy of an award letter to verify a current, executed grant agreement from HUD. 3. Non-HUD funded applicants must provide a letter from a comparable housing program funding source verifying a current, executed grant or contract agreement. The letter must include the following information: a. Brief summary describing funding source, including any funding requirements and/or restrictions; b. Amount of funding provided per year for applicants permanent supportive housing program; c. Type of supportive housing (scattered-site or facility-based) and number of units provided; d. Amount program participants pay from their income toward housing; and e. Information about consumers: - choice in housing; - option in level and type of services received; and - tenancy rights (e.g. privacy in unit, leasing).
Link to Full Grant Announcement
Services in Supportive Housing Program
http://www.samhsa.gov/Grants/2007/sm_07_014.aspx
Grant Announcement Contact
Kimberly Pendleton
Grants Management Officer
240-276-1421 kimberly.Pendleton@samhsa.hhs.gov Kimberly Pendleton
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