April 30, 2021

Law Enforcement Mental Health & Wellness Act Program - due June 3

Law Enforcement Mental Health and Wellness Act (LEMHWA) Program

Due June 3, 2021

U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ)

Additional Information

The Fiscal Year 2021 Law Enforcement Mental Health and Wellness Act (LEMHWA) program 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. 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.

Proposals should be responsive to the solicitation, improve the delivery of and access to mental health and wellness services for law enforcement, and significantly advance peer mentoring mental health and wellness programs within law enforcement agencies across the country. Applicants must identify specific program goals that will be directly accomplished if awarded LEMHWA funding. Detailed descriptions of eligibility and additional solicitation information are available in the LEMHWA solicitation guide.

Eligibility: This solicitation is open to all local, state, tribal, and territorial law enforcement agencies.

Program Contact:  If you have specific questions on any program or technical aspect of the solicitation, please contact the COPS Office Response Center (800) 421-6770.