Notice of Availability of Grant Funds - Mental Health Screening, Referral, and Support Pilot Diversion Program for Criminal Justice Reform (CJR) Pretrial Released Defendants

(609) 438-4179

Take notice that, in compliance with N.J.S.A. 52:14-34.4 and 34.6, the Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services (DMHAS) hereby announces the availability of the following grant program funds:

Name of Program:

Mental Health Screening, Referral, and Support Pilot Diversion Program for Criminal Justice Reform (CJR) Pretrial Released Defendants

Purpose:

This Request for Proposals (RFP) is issued by the New Jersey Department of Human Services (DHS), Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services (DMHAS) to develop a county based mental health pilot program for justice involved defendants who are subject to the Criminal Justice Reform (CJR) Act and identified with a serious mental illness.

Amount of funding available:

Total annualized funding is up to $1.25M subject to State appropriations.  DMHAS anticipates making at least one award.   

Procedure to apply: 

Effective May 18, 2022 the RFP is available at https://www.state.nj.us/humanservices/providers/grants/   and https://www.nj.gov/humanservices/dmhas/provider/funding/ 

A proposal must be submitted that comports with the RFP requirements and instructions. 

Request for Proposal File Name: RFP – Mental Health Screening, Referral, and Support Pilot Diversion Program for Criminal Justice Reform (CJR) Pretrial Released Defendants

Trina Jordan
Technician, MIS / Web Administrator
Department of Human Services
Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services
5 Commerce Way
PO Box 362
Trenton, NJ 08625-0362
609-438-4179
[email protected]