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HRSA Workforce Development Grant Opportunity from the Opioid-Impacted Family Support Program – 3/20/24

  • 1.  HRSA Workforce Development Grant Opportunity from the Opioid-Impacted Family Support Program – 3/20/24

    National Council Staff
    Posted 03-20-2024 16:07

    Dear Association Executives – Below please find information about a grant opportunity for your members from HHS' Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) to support workforce development under the Opioid-Impacted Family Support Program.

    The deadline for applications is May 6th. 

    Please share this with your members. 

    Below also please find information on an April 10th webinar in which HRSA will provide more on this opportunity.
    Please let us know if you have questions or if additional information would be helpful.

    Thank you – Reyna

    Reyna Taylor
    Senior Vice President, Public Policy & Advocacy
    Policy Department
    National Council for Mental Wellbeing
    Direct: 202-774-1651

    New Funding Opportunity!

    View the Grant Opportunity

    Opioid-Impacted Family Support Program (OIFSP) (HRSA-24-016)

    The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) released a new Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) to increase the behavioral health workforce and expand access to behavioral health services. 

    The Opioid-Impacted Family Support Program (OIFSP) supports training programs that increase the skills and knowledge of peer support specialists and other behavioral health-related paraprofessionals who provide services to families affected by opioid use disorders and other substance use disorders. Additionally, the program focuses on supporting children and adolescents in high-need and high-demand areas who have experienced trauma and are at risk for mental health disorders.

    HRSA will award approximately $16.8 million to up to 28 grantees over a period of four years through this funding opportunity.

    Eligible applicants:

    •    State-licensed mental health nonprofit and for-profit organizations, such as universities, community colleges, and technical schools.
    •    Domestic community-based organizations.
    •    Tribes and tribal organizations.

    View the funding opportunity on for complete eligibility information.

    Applications are due by May 6, 2024, at 11:59 p.m. ET.

    Have questions? Watch a pre-recorded Technical Assistance Webinar (coming soon) and join the live Q&A Session on Zoom on Wednesday, April 10 from 1:00 - 2:30 p.m. ET.


    Neal Comstock
    Director of Membership
    National Council
    202 748-8793