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Residential Substance Abuse Treatment Program (RSAT)

The Residential Substance Abuse Treatment Program (RSAT) funds assist state and local governments to develop and implement substance abuse treatment programs in state and local correctional and detention facilities. The funds may be used to support treatment services in state and local correctional and detention facilities. The funds may be used to support treatment services in addition to the services the prison or jail is already required to provide.

Eligibility

  • See OCJS Grants Calendar for application and submission timeline
  • Project Period: October - September
  • All projects must have an organization or subgrantee that will serve as the fiduciary agent and assume overall responsibility for the grant. Eligible subgrantees include:
    • A unit of local government or council of governments. A unit of local government has the legislative autonomy, jurisdiction, and authority to act in certain circumstances. Units of local government include a city, county, township, or village. If two or more jointly apply, they must designate one body to take the lead role and identify that agency's fiscal officer; or
    • State agencies, state-supported universities.
  • A minimum of 10% of Ohio's RSAT allocation must be available for local correctional, detention, and aftercare facilities.

Program Requirements

  • Program must be 3-12 months in duration, depending on the program type
  • Residential correctional, detention facility or aftercare facility
  • Residents apart from the general correctional population if possible
  • Focus on substance abuse problems of inmates
  • Utilize urinalysis or other proven reliable forms of testing conducted
  • Develop cognitive, behavioral, social, vocational, and other skills necessary to a substance abuse or related problem

Jail-Based Substance Abuse Program

  • Program must be at least three months
  • Treatment population set apart from general correctional population if at all possible
  • Focus on substance abuse problems of inmates
  • Science-based
  • Develop cognitive, behavioral, social, vocational, and other skills necessary to a substance abuse or related problem

Archived Request for Proposals

Reporting Requirements