Peace Officer Mental Health Grant

Background


On April 4, 2017, Governor Hickenlooper signed into law House Bill 17-1215 Concerning Mental Health Support for Peace Officers.  The bill amended Colorado Revised Statute § 24-32-3501 (C.R.S.) to create a grant program within the Department of Local Affairs (DOLA) for eligible agencies to engage mental health professionals who can provide:    

  • On-scene response services to support peace officers’ handling of persons with mental health disorders; and
  • Counseling services to peace officers.

 

Eligibility


Eligible entities include Colorado County Sheriff’s Offices and Colorado Municipal Police Departments.

 

Application and Resources


Notice of Funding Availability with Application Review

Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA)

C.R.S. 24-32-3501

 

Application Timeline


September 1, 2018

  • Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) distributed and application posted through on-line portal

October 31, 2018

  • Applications are due

 

Program Contact


Tamra Norton
Financial Assistance Manager
(303) 864-7734
tamra.norton@state.co.us