The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), Center for Mental Health Services (CMHS) and Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT), are accepting applications for FY 2016 Cooperative Agreements to Benefit Homeless Individuals (CABHI) grants. The purpose of this jointly funded program is to enhance and/or expand the infrastructure and mental health and substance use treatment services of states and territories, local governments, and other domestic public and private nonprofit entities, federally recognized American Indian/Alaska Native tribes and tribal organizations, Urban Indian organizations, public or private universities and colleges, and community- and faith-based organizations.
CABHI grants will increase capacity to provide accessible, effective, comprehensive, coordinated, integrated, and evidence-based treatment services; permanent supportive housing; peer supports; and other critical services for:
- Individuals who experience chronic homelessness and have substance use disorders (SUDs), serious mental illness (SMI), serious emotional disturbance (SED), or co-occurring mental and substance use disorders (CODs); and/or
- Veterans who experience homelessness or chronic homelessness and have SUD, SMI, or COD; and/or
- Families who experience homelessness with one or more family members that have SUD, SMI, or COD; and/or
- Youth who experience homelessness and have SUD, SMI, SED, or COD.
Applications are due March 15, 2016. For additional information, visit the CABHI Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) Information page on SAMHSA's website.