The U.S. Department of Justice is seeking applications for the Justice and Mental Health Collaboration Program. The program supports innovative cross-system collaboration for individuals with mental illness who come into contact with the justice system.
Dane County appears eligible for grants in two categories: Grantees in category 1 plan and conduct a comprehensive data-driven analysis of the county criminal justice and behavioral health system to identify strategies to safely reduce the prevalence of individuals with mental illnesses in local jails. Grantees in category 2 design and implement targeted interventions to address the needs of individuals who are incarcerated.
Deadline for application is May 17. 2016. For more information: