FY22 Law Enforcement Mental Health and Wellness Act (LEMHWA) Program

Grants up to $175,000

Grant Website and Guidelines

Grant Deadline: Apr. 29, 2022

Law Enforcement Mental Health Grants

The Fiscal Year 2022 Law Enforcement Mental Health and Wellness Act (LEMHWA) Program funds are used to improve the delivery of and access to mental health and wellness services for law enforcement through the implementation of peer support, training, family resources, suicide prevention, and other promising practices for wellness programs.

What this grant does for your agency

The FY22 LEMHWA program will fund projects that develop knowledge, increase awareness of effective mental health and wellness strategies, increase the skills and abilities of law enforcement, and increase the number of law enforcement agencies and relevant stakeholders using peer support, training, family resources, suicide prevention, and other promising practices for wellness programs.

The LEMHWA Implementation Projects Solicitation aims to support state, local, tribal, or territorial law enforcement agencies seeking to implement new or enhance existing programs that offer training and services on officer emotional and mental health, peer mentoring, suicide prevention, stress reduction, and support services for officers and their families Proposed projects may serve one agency, a consortium of agencies, or personnel from agencies located within a county or state.

Agencies awarded the FY22 Law Enforcement Mental Health and Wellness Act (LEMHWA) Program receive grants up to $175,000.

Estimated Total Program Funding: $7.5 million

Award Ceiling: $175,000

Only a limited number of grants will be awarded.

Grant Eligibility

For full eligibility details, see the Grant Guidelines.

About the COPS Office

The Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS Office) is the component of the U.S. Department of Justice responsible for advancing the practice of community policing by the nation’s state, local, territorial, and tribal law enforcement agencies through information and grant resources. More

Grant Deadline

Grant applications are due no later than 7:59 p.m. EST, Apr. 29, 2022.

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Apply for the FY22 Law Enforcement Mental Health and Wellness Act (LEMHWA) Program

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