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COSSAP Grant Application
The Collin County District Attorney is requesting approval from Commissioners Court to apply for the Comprehensive Opioid, Stimulant, and Substance Abuse Site-Based Program “COSSAP” Grant from the Department of Justice. If awarded, the grant would provide funding for the innovative District Attorney Opioid Treatment Program (DAOTP).
The DAOTP is a first of its kind District Attorney-led pretrial diversion program to address opioid use disorder in the criminal justice system. Historically, addicts charged with crimes have had limited access to treatment, especially medication-assisted-treatment (MAT) combined with cognitive behavioral interventions. The DAOTP has forged partnerships with health care and mental health providers and adult probation and has combined early intervention and screening, MAT treatment, and cognitive behavioral health therapies to provide those battling addiction the support, skills, and insight needed to break free.
This grant would begin on October 1, 2020, and run for 36 months until September 30, 2023, with no matching requirements.
Purchasing Department Action
Request Commissioners Court consideration and any action regarding approval to apply for the Comprehensive Opioid, Stimulant, and Substance Abuse Site-Based Program (COSSAP) grant from the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs (OJP), Bureau of Justice Assistance.
HR and/or IT Action
Budget Department Action
FY 2021 Comprehensive Opioid, Stimulant, and Substance Abuse Grant in the amount of $1,036,649 in Federal Funds. No county match required. Grant funds to cover salary and benefits for one Probation Officer/Opioid Treatment Officer, training and travel as well as the various operating costs. Grant period is October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2023.
Auditor's Office Action
Grant application has been reviewed by the grant review committee as per attached.
The cost for this will be $1,036,649.00. Grant is federal funds and has no county match required. Grant does add one new employee position. Grant period is 10/1/2020 through 9/30/2023.
Grant application for the FY2021 Comprehensive Opioid, Stimulant, and Substance Abuse Site Based Program (COSSAP) grant through the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Bureau of Justice Assistance, District Attorney.
Information about available funds
Funds NOT Available:
Account Code(s) for Available Funds
TBD by Auditor's Office
Grant Summary Form
Grant Review Committee Form
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