ARPA Behavioral Health, Violence Prevention or Wellness Grants

Grant Applications Opening in the Future

DDAP Drug Overdoes Prevention

Intended Applicants:  Non-Profits, Private Entities, or Governmental Agencies
Types of Awards: Beneficiary and Subrecipient Awards
Award Amounts Available: Between $50,000 – $100,000 or to an amount of need that may be clearly demonstrated by applicants.
Total Amount Available: $250,000

The city is seeking applications for Overdose Prevention Programs. Funding may be applied for and used to support providers of substance abuse treatment, and other related behavioral health services.

Funding may be issued as grants or subrecipient awards and utilized for the following:

  • prevention
  • outpatient treatment
  • crisis care
  • diversion programs
  • outreach to individuals not yet engaged in treatment
  • harm reduction and long-term recovery support
  • services for pregnant women or infants born with neonatal abstinence syndrome
  • support for equitable access to reduce disparities in access to high-quality treatment
  • peer support groups
  • costs for residence in supportive housing or recovery housing
  • 988 National Suicide Prevention Lifeline or other hotline services
  • expansion of access to evidence-based services for opioid use disorder prevention treatment, harm reduction, and recovery
  • behavioral health facilities and equipment 

Behavior Health Response and Violence Prevention

Intended Applicants:  Non-Profits, Private Entities, or Governmental Agencies
Types of Awards: Beneficiary and Subrecipient Awards
Award Amounts Available: Up to $100,000 or to an amount of need that may be clearly demonstrated by applicants.
Total Amount Available: $500,000

The city is seeking applications for Behavioral Health and Violence Prevention funding.  Funding may be applied for and used to establish and support domestic and sexual violence service providers in Scranton as they address service gaps caused by the COVID-19 Pandemic and support sexual and domestic violence survivors. Funding may also be used for services and treatment programs for Behavioral Health providers.

The funding may be issued as grants or subrecipient awards to establish and/or support:

  • referral recovery services for survivors
  • evidence-based practices like focused deterrence
  • behavioral therapy
  • trauma recovery
  • job training
  • education
  • housing and relocation services for survivors
  • financial assistance
  • legal and other counseling services
  • other community-based services

Wellness Programs

Intended Applicants:  Non-Profits, Private Entities, or Governmental Agencies
Types of Awards: Beneficiary and Subrecipient Awards
Award Amounts Available: Up to $50,000 or to an amount of need that may be clearly demonstrated by applicants.
Total Amount Available: $200,000

The city is seeking applications for Wellness Programing. Funding may be applied for and used to develop or support programs that enhance the physical, mental, and emotional status of individuals. Programs and services must relate to the following:

  • chronic disease prevention and treatment
  • behavioral health
  • cancer screenings
  • food insecurity and nutrition
  • related wellness services for low-income individuals

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