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Wellness Grant

Wellness Act Grant Program

The Fiscal Year 2021 Law Enforcement Mental Health and Wellness Act (LEMHWA) program is a competitive solicitation, open to all public governmental agencies, for-profit and nonprofit organizations, institutions of higher education, community groups, and faith-based organizations.

LEMHWA funds are used to improve the delivery of and access to mental health and wellness services for law enforcement through training and technical assistance, demonstration projects, and implementation of promising practices related to peer mentoring mental health and wellness programs that are national in scope and responsive to the solicitation topic requirements.

The 2021 LEMHWA program will fund projects that develop knowledge, increase awareness of effective mental health and wellness strategies, increase the skills and abilities of law enforcement, and increase the number of law enforcement agencies and relevant stakeholders using peer mentoring programs.

Up to $2 million is available through this year's program, and all awards are subject to the availability of funds.

The 2021 LEMHWA Grant Program will fund projects related to the following topic areas:

  1. LEMHWA Peer Mentoring Training and Support

  2. LEMHWA Recommendation Implementation

  3. LEMHWA Peer Support Implementation Projects

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