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

 

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
tamra.norton@state.co.us