The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare was selected as one of five recipients of the Access to Recovery 4 (ATR4) grant funded by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). The purpose of ATR4 is to increase access to substance abuse services while focusing on a client-centered approach with client choice in treatment services and planning. ATR4 will fund both Treatment and Recovery Support Services to assist clients in long-term recovery.
The grant funding will serve the following populations over a three year period:
- Veterans with a Substance Use Disorder (SUD) who have committed a crime and are on supervised probation
- Child Welfare families, specifically parents with a SUD and involvement in Child Welfare Court
- Individuals experiencing homelessness, both unsheltered and sheltered
Supervised Veterans and Court involved Child Welfare families should be available in December 2014. The ATR4 population for individuals experiencing homelessness should be available in January 2015.
The ATR4 Populations could be referred to treatment by the following:
- Supervised Veterans – Veteran Court Coordinator or a Misdemeanant Probation Officer refer clients using the Funding Profile Form
- Child Welfare – CPS Liaisons or a Child Protection Drug Court Coordinator refer clients using the Funding Profile Form
- Homeless – Community-based service provider refers clients to BPA for phone screening
If you have any questions please feel free to contact Crystal Campbell, ATR Coordinator at (208) 334-6506 or CampbelC@dhw.idaho.gov