Washington, DC—The District of Columbia Department of Behavioral Health (DBH) issues a Notice of Funding Availability for a qualified non-profit or for-profit organization to operate a Medical Mobile Outreach vehicle to address substance use and mental health disorders, HIV/AIDS, and infectious diseases. The Medical Mobile Outreach Vehicle will provide a number of services, including outreach, infectious disease screening, general medical care, substance use and mental health screenings, educational interventions, and case management services for substance use and mental health disorders. The deadline for submitting an application is 4:45pm (DST), Wednesday, July 9, 2014.
Qualified non-profit and for-profit District -based organizations and collaboratives addressing substance use and mental health disorders, HIV/AIDS, and infectious disease issues are eligible to submit an application. Also, to be eligible, an applicant must have the ability to bill Medicaid.
The Notice of Funding Availability can be found at www.opgs.dc.gov, under District Grants Clearinghouse. Copies may also be picked up at the DBH Addiction Prevention Recovery Administration, from 8:15 am to 4:45 pm, 1300 First Street NE, 3rd Floor, Washington, DC.
The grant period is one year from the date of award. The grant may be continued for up to four additional years based on documented project success and availability of funding. Grant recipients will be expected to begin project implementation on October 1, 2014 or after the Year One Work Plan and Budget and Budget Narrative have been approved by DBH.
Each year through September 30, 2019, a grant of $300,000 will be available to fund the Medical Mobile Outreach vehicle and associated services. The grant will be awarded with funds provided by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) through the Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment (SAPT) Block Grant.
An application must be submitted no later than 4:45pm (DST), Wednesday, July 9, 2014, to the DBH Addiction Prevention Recovery Administration, c/o Michael Snoddy, 1300 First Street NE, 3rd Floor, Washington, DC 20002. Late or incomplete applications will not be considered. Please contact Michael Snoddy at [email protected], or (202) 535-1263 for additional information.