California Youth Opioid Response (YOR California) YOR 3

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The YOR CA 3 is administered by the California Institute of Behavioral Health Solutions (CIBHS) in partnership with Advocates for Human Potential, Inc. (AHP). This project is funded by State Opioid Response (SOR) III monies through the Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) Expansion Project. While current YOR CA 2 grantees are eligible to apply, new applicants will have equal opportunity in being awarded grant funding.


The Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) is releasing a Request for Applications (RFA) to strengthen capacity and access to prevention, treatment, and recovery services, as well as access points to Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT), for youth (ages 12-24) and their families. This opportunity is also designed to foster the coordination and strengthening of existing multi-system networks and encourage the development of new partnerships between agencies that touch youth.

Eligibility Requirements

Eligible Applicants:

  • Public Agency

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Funding Details

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Available Funding Notes:

Entities can apply for approximately $50,000- $500,000 grants that support prevention, treatment and recovery services for youth (ages 12-24) with or at risk of an opioid use disorder (OUD) and/or stimulant use disorder(StUD).

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  • Federal
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  • Other

Funding Method Notes:

Using federal funding awarded to the California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) for the State Opioid Response (SOR) III grant, DHCS will continue to invest in prevention, harm reduction, treatment, and recovery services through the California Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) Expansion Project.

How to Apply

State agencies/departments recommend you read the full grant guidelines before applying.


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