DOJ now accepting applications for RSAT Program
The Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance released a funding opportunity announcement (FOA) for the fiscal year (FY) 2021 Residential Substance Abuse Treatment (RSAT) for State Prisoners Program. As described in the announcement, the program assists States with developing and implementing residential substance use treatment programs within State correctional facilities, as well as within local correctional and detention facilities. Notably, the application states that “to be eligible for funding, states must coordinate the design and implementation of the treatment programs between correctional representatives and the state alcohol and drug abuse agency.” The anticipated total amount to be awarded is $27 million to 56 grantees. Applications are due March 2, 2021.