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Issue Date: 11/03/2023 Contract Number: TBD

Connecting TGNCNB Youth to Mental Health Supports – Suicide Prevention


Description:

UPDATE/ANNOUNCEMENT         12/12/24

Due to the fact that applicants will not be able to work on and/or complete Prequalification Vaults (In Grants Gateway) beginning 12/15/23 – 1/16/24 (at which point, the Prequalification process will covert to and occur in the Statewide Financial System SFS), OMH is extending the due date of this RFP from 1/4/24 to 1/31/24.

 

The New York State Office of Mental Health (OMH) is committed to preventing suicides. In recognition of the increased number of young people who have reported trying to die by suicide[1] and the special needs of transgender, gender non-conforming, and non-binary youth (TGNCNB), OMH is announcing the availability of funds for a non-profit agency(s) or tribal organization(s) that is led by, staffed by, and supporting TGNCNB) individuals through youth suicide prevention programming. This award is associated with the “Lorena Borjas Transgender and Non-Binary Wellness and Equity Fund” established in 2022 with additional investment announced in June 2023 including youth suicide prevention funding to support TGNCNB New Yorkers.

 The award(s) is intended to assist New York State non-profit community-based agency(s) or tribal organization(s) with the development of innovative treatment-adjacent programming to provide culturally relevant suicide prevention interventions for TGNCNB youth and young adults. The awardee(s) will be required to facilitate a mix of culturally tailored, evidence-based, evidence-informed and/or innovative programming and partner with an identified behavioral health provider to facilitate access to treatment services for individuals who need them. This program will be administered by OMH and developed in consultation with OMH’s Suicide Prevention Center of New York (SPCNY).

All applicants must be registered in Grants Gateway in order to apply. 

All NOT-FOR-PROFIT applicants must be Prequalified by Due Date and Time of RFP. 

All applications must be submitted through the Grants Gateway. 

Please refer to Section 2.4 of the RFP for Question and Answer process. 

Due Date: 01/31/2024 2:00 PM

Contract Term: 5 Years

Location: Statewide

Ad Type: Grant or notice of funds availability


Primary Contact:     Mental Health, NYS Office of
Community Budget & Financial Management

Carol Swiderski
Contract Management Specialist 2
44 Holland Avenue - 7th Floor
Albany, NY 12229
United States
Ph: 518-473-1985
Fax:
carol.swiderski@omh.ny.gov

Secondary contact:     Mental Health, NYS Office of
Community Budget & Financial Management

Carol Swiderski
Contract Management Specialist 2
44 Holland Avenue - 7th Floor
Albany, NY 12229
United States
Ph: 518-473-1985
Fax:
carol.swiderski@omh.ny.gov