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Northern California and Central Valley Recovery Housing funding opportunity

The California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) is using available federal grant funding for the Recovery Housing Expansion Program in California’s northern counties and the Central Valley. Applications are due by June 9 at 1 p.m. The Center at Sierra Health Foundation will assist DHCS with the administration of these funds through the Medication Assisted Treatment Access Points Project.
Access the funding overview for details and application instructions (.pdf).
Access the webinar recording (YouTube)
Access the webinar presentation (.pdf)
Access frequently asked questions (.pdf)

Stimulant Use Prevention and Treatment in Communities of Color funding opportunity

The California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) is using available federal grant funding to improve community access to stimulant use disorder prevention and treatment in communities of color throughout California. There are two individual funding opportunities: 1. Stimulant Use Prevention and 2. Stimulant Use Treatment. Applications are due by May 14 at 1 p.m. The Center at Sierra Health Foundation will assist DHCS with the administration of these funds through the Medication Assisted Treatment Access Points Project.

Access the funding overview for details and application instructions (.pdf).
Access the funding overview webinar recording (YouTube).
Access the funding overview webinar presentation (.pdf).
Access frequently asked questions (.pdf)

SAMHSA COVID-19 Response funding opportunity for organizations in Los Angeles County and Riverside County

The Center at Sierra Health Foundation, in partnership with the California Department of Health Care Services, will award $2.5 million from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMSHA) to provide direct treatment and recovery support services for individuals with substance use disorders and/or mental health disorders impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, including support for health care providers. Applications were due by April 8 at 5 p.m.
Access the revised Request for Applications (March 17, .pdf).
Access Questions and Answers (updated March 16, .pdf).
Access the Request for Applications webinar recording (YouTube.com).
Access the Request for Applications webinar presentation slides (.pdf).

Funding opportunities for Tribal and Urban Indian health programs

The Center at Sierra Health Foundation in partnership with the California Department of Health Care Services announced two funding opportunities: Tribal and Urban Indian Community-Defined Best Practices and Tribal and Urban Indian Medications for Addiction Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder and Psychoactive Stimulant Use Disorder Learning Community. The application due date for both funding opportunities is extended to Monday, April 19 at 11:59 p.m.

Funding opportunity: Tribal and Urban Indian Medications for Addiction Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder and Psychoactive Stimulant Use Disorder Learning Community

The Center at Sierra Health Foundation is pleased to announce in partnership with the California Department of Health Care Services a funding opportunity for the Tribal and Urban Indian Medications for Addiction Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder and Psychoactive Stimulant Use Disorder Learning Community. This is an opportunity for eligible organizations to develop, operationalize, enhance and sustain substance use disorder treatment services, with an emphasis on the importance of culture in patient engagement, treatment and recovery. The application due date is extended to Monday, April 19 at 11:59 p.m.
Access the Learning Community request for applications.
Access the Learning Community project overview.
Access the Learning Community webinar recording.
Access the Learning Community webinar presentation slides.

Funding opportunity: Tribal and Urban Indian Community-Defined Best Practices

The Center at Sierra Health Foundation is pleased to announce in partnership with the California Department of Health Care Services a funding opportunity to support the planning or implementation of community-defined best practices into substance use disorder services for Tribal and Urban Indian communities throughout the state. The application due date is extended to Monday, April 19 at 11:59 p.m.
Access the Best Practices request for applications.
Access the Best Practices project overview.
Access the Best Practices webinar recording.
Access the Best Practices webinar presentation slides.

Funding opportunity: California Youth Opioid Response Project (YOR California)

The California Institute for Behavioral Health Solutions and Advocates for Human Potential, Inc. released a second request for applications for funding projects under the California Youth Opioid Response Project (YOR California). This is an opportunity to expand access to prevention, medication-assisted treatment and other treatment, and recovery services for youth (ages 12-24) with opioid use disorders and their families. Applications are due on January 15. Learn more on the California Institute for Behavioral Health Solutions web site.

Funding opportunity: Low-Barrier Opioid Treatment at Syringe Services Programs

The Center at Sierra Health Foundation is pleased to announce in partnership with the California Department of Health Care Services a funding opportunity to support syringe services programs to implement projects offering low-barrier access to treatment of opioid use disorder, as well as related supportive services such as case management and peer support. Access the request for applications for funding information and application instructions.
Access the webinar recording.
Access the webinar presentation slides.
Access Questions and Answers (updated December 18)

Welcome to the MAT Access Projects web site!

We are excited to launch this  new edition of the web site for MAT Access Projects partners. This site is your go-to resource for program information, materials, toolkits and technical assistance, as well as funding opportunities related to the program. The information and materials are available to the public, so please spread the word throughout your networks. Send us any feedback at mataccesspoints@shfcenter.org.