Mental Health Disaster Assistance and Emergency Mental Health

To provide supplemental emergency mental health counseling to individuals affected by major disasters, including the training of workers to provide such counseling.



Agency - Department of Health and Human Services

The Department of Health and Human Services is the Federal government's principal agency for protecting the health of all Americans and providing essential human services, especially to those who are least able to help themselves.

Office - See Regional Agency Offices.

Contact the Regional Director, Federal Emergency Management Agency in the appropriate regional office.

(See Appendix IV of the Catalog.).
Website Address

http://www.samhsa.gov




Selected Recipients for this Program


RecipientAmount Start DateEnd Date
Coastal Horizons Center, Inc $ 1,000,000   2020-04-302022-10-29
Educational Service Unit 2 $ 1,000,000   2020-04-302022-10-29
Butte County Office Of Education $ 1,000,000   2020-04-302022-10-29
Butte, County Of $ 1,000,000   2020-04-302022-10-29
Malibu Foundation For Youth And Families $ 833,358   2020-04-302022-10-29
Coastal Horizons Center, Inc $ 999,977   2020-04-302022-10-29
Life Management Center Of Northwest Florida Inc $ 997,671   2020-04-302022-10-29
Big Bend Community Based Care, Inc $ 1,000,000   2020-04-302022-10-29
Malibu Foundation For Youth And Families $ 540,171   2020-04-302022-10-29
University Of Kansas Medical Center Research Institute, Inc. $ 1,000,000   2020-04-302022-10-29



Program Accomplishments

Fiscal Year 2016: 10 awards were made. Fiscal Year 2017: It is estimated 6 awards will be made. Fiscal Year 2018: No Current Data Available.

Uses and Use Restrictions

Provides funds for staff, travel, consultants and other expenses incident to the provision of mental health counseling to and referral of individuals in a disaster area.

Funds may not be used for long-term treatment.

Eligibility Requirements

Applicant Eligibility

Applicants may be State or local nonprofit agencies as recommended by the State Governor and accepted by the Secretary.

Beneficiary Eligibility

Individuals who were victims of major disasters.

Credentials/Documentation

Costs will be determined in accordance with HHS Regulations 45 CFR Part 92 for State and local governments, must be used for this program..,. 2 CFR 200, Subpart E - Cost Principles applies to this program.

Aplication and Award Process

Preapplication Coordination

Preapplication coordination is required.

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. The standard application forms as Application for Federal Assistance SF-424 required by 45 CFR, Part 92 for State and local governments, must be used for this program. Application form (SF-424) is submitted by the State Coordinating Officer to the Regional Director, Federal Emergency Management Agency, no later than 60 days following declaration of a disaster. This program is subject to the provisions of 45 CFR 92 for State and local governments.

Award Procedures

Applications are reviewed by an objective review committee and recommended for approval or disapproval. Final determination for an award is made by Federal Emergency Management Agency.

Deadlines

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

Authorization

Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act., Section 416, Public Law 100-707.

Range of Approval/Disapproval Time

From 30 to 60 days. 30 to 60 days.

Appeals

None.

Renewals

None.

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

Assistance may be for 9 months with a possible extension of up to 90 days as approved by FEMA Regional Director. See the following for information on how assistance is awarded/released: SAMHSA Grants Management Office notifies grantees through a Notice of Award (NoA).

Post Assistance Requirements

Reports

A progress report is due 90 days after the end of the budget period.

The (SF-425) Federal Financial Report is required by SAMHSA, Division of Grants Management 90 days after the end of each 12 month period and 90 days after the final 12 month period.

No cash reports are required.

A final progress report is due 90 days after the end of the budget period.

The project officer requires a quarterly budget expenditure report to determine the supplemental funding.

The project officers monitors grantee's progress through frequent site visits and request for budget changes, etc.

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. In addition, 45 CFR 74.26 requires that for-profit recipients and subrecipients have an audit performed in accordance with Government Auditing Standards or Circular No. A-133.

Records

Records must be retained for at least 3 years; records shall be retained beyond the 3 year period if audit findings have not been resolved.

Financial Information

Account Identification

75-1363-0-1-551.

Obigations

(Project Grants (Discretionary)) FY 16 $19,459,721; FY 17 est $7,927,718; and FY 18 est $0

Range and Average of Financial Assistance

$694,600 to $2,134,752; $1,305,100.

Regulations, Guidelines, and Literature

See 44 CFR 205. Guidelines available in application kit. Disaster Assistance and Emergency Mental Health, HHS Publication No. (ADM) 76-327. HHS Grants Policy Statement, HHS (Rev.) January 1, 2007.

Information Contacts

Regional or Local Office

See Regional Agency Offices. Contact the Regional Director, Federal Emergency Management Agency in the appropriate regional office. (See Appendix IV of the Catalog.).

Headquarters Office

Roger George 5600 Fisher Lane, Rockville, Maryland 20857 Email: roger.george@samhsa.hhs.gov Phone: 2402761418

Criteria for Selecting Proposals

Presidential declaration of the disaster area. Justified need for supplementary services.


Charlottesville, Virginia resident and sole family breadwinner, Elizabeth James, have always dreamed of opening a tomato sauce manufacturing company. Elizabeth sought help through Kiva City Richmond, an initiative by Kiva.org and Capital One that makes crowdfunded loans available to entrepreneurs in the area who want to start or expand their business.




Social Services Jobs in Pennsylvania

  Foundation Related Jobs
  Substance Abuse Jobs
  Fundraising & Development Jobs
  Executive Director Jobs
  Substance Abuse Jobs