Peace Officer Mental Health Grant


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.



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

Application and Resources

Notice of Funding Availability with Application Review


Application Timeline

February 1, 2019
  • Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) distributed and application posted through on-line portal
April 30, 2019
  • Applications are due


Funding Decisions

2018 Final Funding Decisions


Program Contact

Tamra Norton
Financial Assistance Manager
(303) 864-7734