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.


  Apply & Manage Grant


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