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.

 

  Apply & Manage Grant

Eligibility


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

Application and Resources


C.R.S. 24-32-3501

 

Notice of NPR Hearing


Notice of Rulemaking

Notice of Hearing

 

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