Comprehensive Opioid Abuse Site-Based Program

The goals of the Comprehensive Opioid Abuse Site-based Program are two-fold.

First, the program aims to reduce opioid misuse and the number of overdose fatalities.

Second, the program supports the implementation, enhancement, and proactive use of Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs
to support clinical decision-making and prevent the misuse and diversion of controlled substances.



To address these goals, the Comprehensive Opioid Abuse Site-Based Program, administered by BJA, provides funding through a competitive grant program to encourage and support comprehensive cross-system planning and collaboration among officials who work in law enforcement, pretrial services, the courts, probation and parole, child welfare, reentry, PDMPs, emergency medical services and healthcare providers, public health partners, and agencies who provide substance misuse treatment and recovery support services.



Funding is available to develop and implement strategies to identify and provide treatment and recovery support services to ?high frequency? utilizers of multiple systems (e.g.

health care, child welfare, criminal justice, etc.) who have a history of opioid misuse; expand diversion and alternative to incarceration programs; expand the availability of treatment and recovery support services in rural or tribal communities by expanding the use of technology-assisted treatment and recovery support services; implement and enhance prescription drug monitoring programs; and develop multi-disciplinary projects that leverage key data sets (e.g.

de-identified PDMP data, naloxone administrations, fatal and non-fatal overdose data, drug arrests, etc.) to create a holistic view of the environment and develop interventions based on this information.

The Comprehensive Opioid Abuse Training and Technical Assistance (TTA) component of the program provides training and technical assistance to state and local criminal justice and substance abuse treatment agencies, prescription drug monitoring programs (PDMPs), and their partner agencies in sites selected through the Comprehensive Opioid Abuse Site-based solicitation.
Related Programs16.585 Drug Court Discretionary Grant Program; 16.738 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program; 16.754 Harold Rogers Prescription Drug Monitoring Program; 16.812 Second Chance Act Prisoner Reentry Initiative; 16.825 Smart Prosecution Initiative

Agency - Department of Justice

The Department of Justice enforces the law and defends the interest of the United States, ensuring public safety against threats foreign and domestic; providing Federal leadership in preventing and controlling crime; seeking just punishment for those guilty of unlawful pursuits; and ensuring fair and impartial administration of justice for all Americans.

Website Address

http://www.OJP.gov




Selected Recipients for this Program


RecipientAmount Start DateEnd Date
Houston, City Of $ 500,000   2018-10-012020-09-30
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Program Accomplishments

Fiscal Year 2016: Not Applicable. Fiscal Year 2017: The intended goals of these project are to: ? Encourage and support comprehensive cross-system planning and collaboration among officials who work in law enforcement, pretrial services, the courts, probation and parole, child welfare, reentry, PDMPs, emergency medical services and health care providers, recovery support services. ? Develop and implement strategies to identify and provide treatment and recovery support services to ?high frequency? utilizers of multiple systems (e.g., health care, child welfare, criminal justice, etc.) who have a history of opioid misuse. ? Expand diversion and alternatives to incarceration programs. ? Expand the availability of treatment and recovery support services in rural or tribal communities by expanding the use to technology-assisted treatment and recovery support services. ? Implement and enhance prescription drug monitoring programs. ? Develop multi-disciplinary projects that leverage key data sets (e.g., de-identified PDMP data, naloxone administrations, fatal and non-fatal overdose data, drug arrests, etc.) to create a holistic view of the environment and develop interventions based on this information. ? Objectively assess and/or evaluate the impact of innovative and evidence-based strategies to engage and serve justice-involved individuals with a history of opioid misuse. Fiscal Year 2018: No Current Data Available

Uses and Use Restrictions

Funding is for site-based awards and for training and technical assistance (TTA).

Eligibility Requirements

Applicant Eligibility

For TTA - eligible applicants are limited to for-profit (commercial) organizations, nonprofit organizations (including tribal nonprofit and for-profit organizations), and institutions of higher education (including tribal institutions of higher education) that have experience delivering training and technical assistance nationwide.

For-profit organizations must agree to forgo any profit or management fee.

Applicants are encouraged to submit an application that demonstrates a thorough understanding of the diverse training and technical assistance needs of communities and states attempting to plan and implement comprehensive strategies in response to the growing opioid epidemic.

Beneficiary Eligibility

Program aims to plan and implement comprehensive strategies in response to the growing national opioid epidemic.

Credentials/Documentation

The application must include: Application for Federal Assistance (Standard Form 424); Program Abstract; Program Narrative; Budget and Budget Narrative. 2 CFR 200, Subpart E - Cost Principles applies to this program.

Aplication and Award Process

Preapplication Coordination

Preapplication coordination is not applicable.

Environmental impact information is not required for this program.

This program is excluded from coverage under E.O.

12372.

Application Procedures

2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards applies to this program.

Award Procedures

Upon approval by the Assistant Attorney General, successful applicants are notified via the Grants Management System. One copy of the grant award must be signed by the authorized official and returned to the Office of Justice Programs within 45 days of award date. For further information, please see https://ojp.gov/financialguide/DOJ/PreawardRequirements/index.htm.

Deadlines

Contact the headquarters or regional office, as appropriate, for application deadlines.

Authorization

Comprehensive Addiction Recovery Act of 2016 (CARA) (Pub. L. 114-669). The Harold Rogers Prescription Drug Monitoring Program was created by the FY 2002 U.S. Department of Justice Appropriations Act (Public Law 107-77).

Range of Approval/Disapproval Time

From 60 to 90 days.

Appeals

There are no appeal rights for rejection of a discretionary application. See section 28 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Part 18.

Renewals

BJA may, in certain cases, provide supplemental funding in future years to awards made under this program. Important considerations in decisions regarding supplemental funding include, among other factors, the availability of funding, strategic priorities, assessment of the quality of the management of the award (for example, timeliness and quality of progress reports), and assessment of the progress of the work funded under the award.

Assistance Considerations

Formula and Matching Requirements

Statutory formulas are not applicable to this program. Matching requirements are not applicable to this program. MOE requirements are not applicable to this program.

Length and Time Phasing of Assistance

Award periods for Office of Justice programs generally range from 12 to 36 months. For specifics pertaining to this program, please see the current fiscal year?s program solicitation available at the Office of Justice Programs web site (https://ojp.gov/funding/Explore/CurrentFundingOpportunities.htm). For additional information, see the Department of Justice Grants Financial Guide section on ?Period of Availability of Funds' at https://ojp.gov/financialguide/DOJ/PostawardRequirements/chapter3.2a.htm. Method of awarding/releasing assistance: lump sum.

Post Assistance Requirements

Reports

Program reports are not applicable.

Cash reports are not applicable.

Unless otherwise specified in the award's special condition, recipients are required to submit semi-annual Progress Reports.

Unless otherwise specified in the award's special condition, recipients are required to submit quarterly Financial Reports in accordance with the Department of Justice Grants Financial Guide (https://ojp.gov/financialguide/DOJ/index.htm).

To assist in fulfilling the Departments responsibilities under the Government Performance and Results Act of 1993 (GPRA), Public Law 103-62, and the GPRA Modernization Act of 2010, Public Law 111?352, recipients must provide data that measures the results of their work.

Audits

In accordance with the provisions of 2 CFR 200, Subpart F - Audit Requirements, non-Federal entities that expend financial assistance of $750,000 or more in Federal awards will have a single or a program-specific audit conducted for that year. Non-Federal entities that expend less than $750,000 a year in Federal awards are exempt from Federal audit requirements for that year, except as noted in 2 CFR 200.503. Payments and transactions are subject to audits by the Government Accountability Office, Department of Justice?s Office of the Inspector General, state or local government auditors, and auditors from independent public accounting firms. Jurisdictions must follow their local policies and procedures, including maintenance of reliable and accurate accounting systems, record keeping, and systems of internal control.

Records

In accordance with the requirement set forth in 2 CFR 200, Subpart F, grantees must maintain all financial records, supporting documents, statistical records, and all other records pertinent to the award for at least 3 years following the close of the most recent audit. For additional guidance, please visit https://ojp.gov/financialguide/DOJ/PostawardRequirements/chapter3.16a.htm.

Financial Information

Account Identification

15-0404-0-1-754.

Obigations

(Cooperative Agreements) FY 16 $0; FY 17 est $13,000,000; and FY 18 est $20,000,000

Range and Average of Financial Assistance

For specifics, please see the current fiscal year?s solicitation available at the Office of Justice Programs web site https://ojp.gov/funding/Explore/CurrentFundingOpportunities.htm.

Regulations, Guidelines, and Literature

Solicitation guidelines are posted on the Office of Justice Programs web site at https://ojp.gov/funding/Explore/CurrentFundingOpportunities.htm . For additional guidance reference the Department of Justice Grants Financial Guide (https://ojp.gov/financialguide/DOJ/index.htm) and Post award Instructions (https://ojp.gov/financialguide/DOJ/PostawardRequirements/index.htm). Applicable administrative requirements and Department of Justice regulations applicable to specific types of grantees can be found in title 2 of the Code of Federal Regulations (2 C.F.R.).

Information Contacts

Regional or Local Office

None.

Headquarters Office

Tara Kunkel U.S. Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs Bureau of Justice Assistance 810 7th Street, NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20531 Email: AskBJA@usdoj.gov Phone: 202-616-6500 or 1-866-859-2647

Criteria for Selecting Proposals

See the current fiscal years? program solicitation available at the Office of Justice Programs web site (https://ojp.gov/funding/Explore/CurrentFundingOpportunities.htm).



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