U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: Planning and Developing Infrastructure to Promote the Mental Health of Children, Youth and Families in American Indian/Alaska Natives (AI/AN) Communities
The Planning and Developing Infrastructure to Promote the Mental Health of Children, Youth and Families in American Indian/Alaska Natives (AI/AN) Communities (Circles of Care) grants aim to provide tribal and urban Indian communities with tools and resources to plan and design a holistic, evidence and community-based, coordinated system of care to support mental health for children, youth, and families.
These grants are intended to increase the capacity and effectiveness of mental health systems serving AI/AN communities. Circles of Care grant recipients will focus on the need to reduce the gap between the need for mental health services and the availability of such services for the target population. The program has a strong emphasis on cross-system collaboration, inclusion of family, youth and community resources, and cultural approaches.
Amount: A total of $5,492,314 is available to make up to 17 awards that range up to $310,000 per year for a period of up to three years.
- Federally recognized American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) tribes and tribal organizations
- Urban Indian Organizations
- Consortia of tribes or tribal organizations
- Tribal colleges and universities
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