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
September 1, 2018
- Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) distributed and application posted through on-line portal
October 31, 2018
- Applications are due
Financial Assistance Manager