The Peace Officers Behavioral Health Support and Community Partnerships grant program is available for law enforcement agencies, peace officer organizations, and public safety agencies for purposes one through seven listed below.
Behavioral health or community-based social services providers are eligible to apply in partnerships with law enforcement or public safety agencies for the purposes identified in 1-2 listed below.
- Co-responder community responses;
- Community-based alternative responses;
- Counseling services for peace officers and their immediate family members;
- Assistance for development and implementation of policies to support peace officers who are involved in shootings or fatal use of force;
- Training and education programs that teach peace officers and their immediate family members the symptoms of job-related mental trauma and how to prevent and treat such trauma;
- Peer support programs for peace officers.
- Hiring, contracting, or developing a remote network to provide behavioral health counseling, therapy or other related support services to peace officers involved in job-related traumatic situations.
Who Should Apply
Law enforcement agencies, peace officer organizations, public safety agencies within the State of Colorado.
The Application Process
- Application opens: September 23, 2022
- Application closes: October 31, 2022
- Projected award notice: November 30, 2022
- Executed contract: December 2022 – January 2023
- Contract term: through June 30, 2024
The grant program accepts funding requests until the end of the application period and program funds will be awarded until all funds have been exhausted.
- Application (Use for practice purposes only.)
- POHM Budget Template
Forms and Resources
Direct inquiries regarding initial program interest to your Regional Manager. Use the program contact listed below once the initial process with your Regional Manager is complete.