Grants & Initiatives

Grant/Specialty Program Amount Awarded Brief Description  
SAMHSA Drug Court Expansion Grant $947,884 Three year Jackson County Adult Drug Court Expansion Grant partnership with Piedmont Judicial Circuit
HUD Continuum of Care Homeless Assistance Grants $1,013,041 New & Renewal Homeless Assistnce Grants to provide up to 120 units of subsidized housing assistance in scattered site locations
DCA ESG New & Renewal Grants $353,270 Five new and renewal homeless service grants to provide housing and outreach services
SAMHSA HIV Substance Abuse Expansion Grant $1,442,109 Three year substance abuse services expansion grant that will provide treatment, outreach, and supportive services to African American women with or at-risk of HIV
Youth Clubhouse $400,000 Contracted partnership with DBHDD to develop a day support program for youth that will provide evidence-based supportive programs and youth enrichment activities to children ages 7 to 22 years.
DBHDD Early Psychosis Intervention Collaborative (EPIC) $334,070 Expansion program to target youth ages 16-25 experiencing First Episode Psychosis
DCA S+C Family Housing Grant $105,361 Awarded a transfer grant for 10 two & three bedroom apartments targeting homeless families in Jackson County
Justice & Mental Health Collaboration  $150,000 Joint partnership with local justice system to develop a collaboritaive planning team addressing health needs of criminal offenders.
DBHDD Crisis Respite $170,000 Grant for costs associated with operations of two crisis respite apartments for individuals in crisis.
DBHDD Forensic Apartments $575,000 Supportive housing to adults transitioning from hospital forensic s units or group home to their own supported apartment.  Operates up to eight apartments to serve 12 individuals at a time.
APEX Grant $330,000 Grant to expand Child & Adolescent services in partnership with local school districts in Oglethorpe, Madison, and Clarke Counties.
SAMHSA Youth Suicide Prevention Program $153,293 Joint partnership with DBHDD, Viewpoint, and Highland Rivers to address suicide with local teens
System of Care Enhancement $100,000 Grant to expand existing partnerships with local school systems within our 10-county service area.
Total Grants Awarded $6,074,028  


For any questions regarding our grant initiatives, please contact Evan Mills, Director of Business Development at 706-389-6789 x 1111.