FY 2019 Integrated Behavioral Health Services (IBHS) Supplemental Funding Technical Assistance (HRSA-19-100)

The IBHS application period has closed. HRSA anticipates announcing IBHS awards before the funding start date of September 1, 2019.

IBHS award recipients: Check back for guidance on completing the tri-annual IBHS progress updates.

Overview

The fiscal year (FY) 2019 Integrated Behavioral Health Services (IBHS) funding opportunity is a non-competitive supplement for organizations currently receiving Health Center Program operational grant (H80) funding. IBHS funding will help health centers increase access to high quality, integrated behavioral health services, including the prevention or treatment of mental health conditions and/or substance use disorders (SUDs), including opioid use disorder.

Award recipients must:

  • Add at least 0.5 SUD and/or mental health service personnel full-time equivalent (contracted and/or direct hire) by April 30, 2020 to support expanded services; and
  • Increase new and/or existing patients receiving SUD and/or mental health services, as reported in the 2020 Uniform Data System (UDS) report.

Project Implementation Resources

Responding to Conditions on Your IBHS Award

If your IBHS notice of award includes a project condition, you must provide a response through HRSA Electronic Handbooks (EHBs) within 30 days. You must contact the project officer listed on your notice of award for guidance on what information to include in your response.

If your IBHS notice of award includes a budget condition, you must provide a response through EHBs within 30 days. You may contact the grants management specialist listed on your notice of award for guidance on what information to include in your response.

Scope Adjustments and Change in Scope

Scope Adjustment and Change in Scope approvals must be obtained before implementing a new service or service delivery method in support of your IBHS project. See the scope of project web page and contact the project officer listed on your notice of award for guidance.

Tri-Annual Progress Updates

HRSA will notify IBHS award recipients when tri-annual progress updates, including guidance and technical assistance to support their completion, are available. Reporting resources will be posted to this web page.

Resource Documents

Application Components

Behavioral Health Resources

Date Last Reviewed:  June 2019


Contacts

Project Condition and Implementation Questions
Contact the project officer listed on your IBHS notice of award

Budget Condition and Business, Administrative, and Fiscal Questions
Contact the grants management specialist listed on your IBHS notice of award

HRSA Electronic Handbooks Support
Health Center Program Support
877-464-4772 (select option 1) or complete the BPHC Contact Form HRSA BPHC exit disclaimer