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SAMHSA Accepting Applications for SOAR TA Project

30 January 2013

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA) SSI/SSDI Outreach, Access and Recovery (SOAR) Technical Assistance Center is accepting applications from Continuums of Care (CoCs) that have not yet participated in the federal-sponsored SOAR Technical Assistance Program.

SAMHSA’s SOAR program assists states and localities to expedite access to the Social Security Administration’s (SSA) disability programs – Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) – for persons who are homeless or at risk for homelessness and who have a mental illness, a co-occurring substance use disorder or other serious medical condition. Currently, all 50 states participate in the federally-sponsored SOAR technical assistance (TA).

The 3-5 page application must be submitted by March 15, 2013.

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