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The Mendocino Voice shares MCAVHN Care and Prevention Network’s story

Staff and volunteers at MCAVHN Care and Prevention Network are committed to meeting their clients where they’re at, with direct outreach in their community and offering a spectrum of low-barrier harm reduction services including syringe exchange, medication-assisted treatment, counseling, training and many other services. Read this MAT Access Points Project partner’s inspiring story in The Mendocino Voice.

Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act – Telehealth Expansion Project funding opportunity

The California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) is using available federal grant funding for a Telehealth Expansion project throughout California. Funding is available for eligible organizations to develop, enhance and/or expand their facility’s telehealth infrastructure. Applications are due by August 1 at 11:59 p.m. Please contact us if you would like to receive the application materials for this previous funding opportunity.

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. Please contact us if you would like to receive the application materials for this previous funding opportunity.

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. Please contact us if you would like to receive the application materials for this previous funding opportunity.

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. Please contact us if you would like to receive the application materials for this previous funding opportunity.

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. Please contact us if you would like to receive the application materials for these previous funding opportunities.

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. Please contact us if you would like to receive the application materials for this previous funding opportunity.

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. Please contact us if you would like to receive the application materials for this previous funding opportunity.

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. Please contact us if you would like to receive the application materials for this previous funding opportunity.