Human Services
614 Division Street, MS-23
Port Orchard, WA,  98366
Phone: 360-337-7185 * FAX: 360-337-5721
Last Updated:  January 23, 2017



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Resolution 172- 2017 Approving Funding Recommendations

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Continuation Grants

City of Bremerton
Crisis Intervention and Triage for Law Enforcement - Grant funds will provide funding for training for commissioned law enforcement officers in Kitsap County in Crisis Intervention/Triage. The training will also provide Crisis Intervention Training for Crisis Intervention Officers (CIOs).

City of Poulsbo
Behavioral Health Outreach - Grant funds will provide Behavioral Health Outreach Services staffed by three Behavioral Health (BH) Specialists to serve adults with a mental illness or co-occurring mental health and substance abuse disorders who are charged with minor, non-violent crimes throughout Kitsap County or are identified as at-risk of arrest or crisis.

Kitsap Juvenile Court Services
Enhancements for Juvenile Therapeutic Courts - Grant funds improve the continuity of treatment services to participants in the Individualized Treatment Court by establishing a dedicated behavioral health specialist to serve all participants and establish a full-time Therapeutic Court Case Monitor.

Kitsap County Superior Court
Adult Drug Court Expansion - Grant funds expand the capacity of the Adult Felony Drug Court from 100 participants to 150 participants. Expansion also includes mental health screening, assessment and counseling; and behavioral compliance tools.

Kitsap County Superior Court
Veterans Court - Grant funds provide funding to assist Veterans residing in Kitsap County with a goal of assisting veterans with substance abuse and or mental health disorders in order to stop recidivism and connect them with the treatment they need in the community.

Olympic Educational Service District 114
School Based Behavioral Health Enhancement Project - Grant funds provide school-based behavioral health services for both mental health and substance abuse in ten targeted high risk elementary schools and seven high risk high schools.

Kitsap Public Health District
Improving Health and Resiliency of High Risk Mothers and their Children - Grant funds support evidenced-based nurse home visiting program (Nurse Family Partnership) for first time, low-income moms and their babies and adds a bilingual Community Health Worker (CHW) to the Parent Child Health Team to provide outreach and case management to high risk, low-income pregnant women.

Kitsap Public Health District
Crisis Response and Coordinated Care Demonstration Project - Grant funds support a multi-disciplinary, mobile outreach team to intervene with adults who are experiencing (or are at risk of) mental illness, chemical dependency, physical illnesses, and homelessness and includes intensive care coordination services.

The Coffee Oasis
Homeless Youth Intervention - Grant funds support intervention and outreach to homeless youth struggling with substance abuse and mental illness and connect them to services that will provide opportunities for restoration with their families and community.

Kitsap Recovery Center
KCR Outpatient Substance Abuse Treatment Program - Grant funds support outpatient evidenced-based substance abuse treatment services for adults by a certified Chemical Dependency Professional. Treatment will be group based, non-residential, intensive, and will include structured interventions consisting primarily of counseling and education about substance use disorders.

West Sound Treatment Center
New Start (Jail Transition Services) - Grant funds provide Substance Use Disorder Assessments, Court-ordered Assessments, Treatment, Life-Skill Building and Re-entry services at the Kitsap County Jail as well as housing, case management and supportive services for 16 men and women through the New Start men and women's houses.

New Grants:

Agape Unlimited
Youth Treatment Services and Kitsap Juvenile Therapeutic Courts - Grant funds will preserve the Kitsap County Juvenile Therapeutic Courts Treatment program which aids in reducing recidivism, improves the health status and wellbeing of Kitsap County Youth and reduces the number of youth who use costly interventions including hospitals, emergency rooms and crisis services related to their suffering from addiction.

Bremerton School District
Grant funds support Behavioral Health Prevention along with Early Intervention and Training. Implementation of a comprehensive, evidenced based, social and emotional teaching and learning system that integrates ACES, Washington State social and emotional learning standards for identifying behavioral problems early and teach and support the social and emotional development / skills of all children, birth to 21.

Kitsap Community Resources
Housing and Stability Support Services for Individuals with Behavioral Health Barriers - Grant funds support a team devised of a Behavioral Health Support Specialist and a Family Development Specialist who conduct ongoing housing stability supportive services for recently housed individuals whose challenges include Persistent Serious Mental Health Illness and/or Substance Use Disorders. Individuals served are recently discharged Kitsap Connect participants who will work in collaboration with the team of specialist to provide long-term housing stability and supportive services for these households.

Kitsap Recovery Center
Trauma-Informed Care Services - Grant funds provide mental health services, chemical dependency treatment and case management for the Human Trafficking Diversion Program in conjunction with the Kitsap County Prosecuting Attorney's office.

Kitsap County Sherriff's Office
RideAlong Application - Grant funds the purchase and implementation of RideAlong a software tool designed to integrate with the 911 dispatch system to provide key information to officers while providing readily accessible mental health information to field officers, this includes information that may assist in diverting individuals from jails and connect them with long term health care case managers. With goals to increase the efficiency and accessibility of vital mental health information related to high level users of the system.

Kitsap County Division of Aging & Long Term Care
Partners in Memory Care: Coffee, Tea, and Tools - Grant funds resources to residents and their caregivers to address challenging behaviors associated with dementia. With goals of increasing support to caregivers, thereby maintaining placement and delaying institutionalization, reducing hospitalization and inpatient hospital stays.

Kitsap Community Resources
Housing First Supportive Housing Feasibility and Design Evaluation - Grant funds support affordable housing accompanied by supportive services project proposal assessment evaluation, on the feasibility of constructing  or renovating 40-60 units of affordable supportive housing for individuals and families with Substance Use Disorders and/or Persistent Serious Mental Illness. If the feasibility assessment is favorable, these funds will further pay for an architectural design evaluation of the proposed site.

Kitsap County District Court
Behavioral Health Court - Grant funds support facilitation and resources to individuals with the goal of reducing crisis intervention. Utilizing an intercept model and delivering essential services to aid in successful and sustainable treatment.

Kitsap County Sherriff's Office
Behavioral Health Units - Grant funds support planning and implementation of behavioral health units within the jail facility.  




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