Dubois County Substance Abuse Council Seeking Grant Recipients


JASPER -- The Dubois County Substance Abuse Council is in search of community agencies and organizations that are working to combat substance misuse! 

The group will be accepting 2020 grant applications until August 28, 2020 at 12:00 PM EST. 

Interested applicants can locate the necessary form on the organization’s website: https://www.duboiscountyin.org/explore_dubois_county/grant_application_information.php

Grants are awarded in three separate categories—Education/Prevention, Intervention/Treatment, and Criminal Justice Services. The Indiana Criminal Justice Institute defines these categories specifically. “Education/Prevention includes programs aimed at preventing alcohol abuse and other drug use in groups who are not currently using alcohol and/or other drugs. Intervention/Treatment includes programs focusing on methods of intervention and/or treatment in groups of people using or abusing alcohol and/or other drugs or at a significant know risk of use. Law enforcement/Judicial includes programs addressing methods to increase efforts in law enforcement and/or criminal justice aimed at reducing alcohol and other drug use” (Source: https://www.in.gov/cji/files/2020_LCC%20manual%20(final).PDF).

The form must be completed and emailed to Coordinator Jenna Bieker at [email protected] no later than noon on Friday, August 28, 2020. Any questions or concerns can be directed to [email protected].