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


 

 

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


Ella Bowman
Grant Program Administrator
(303) 864.7896
ella.bowman@state.co.us