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Behavioral Health Workforce Education and Training (BHWET) Program for Paraprofessionals

  • Program Name:Behavioral Health Workforce Education and Training Program
  • Activity Code:M01
  • Application Available:1/12/2021
  • Application Deadline:4/12/2021
  • Created By:Schwab, Dawn
  • Created On:7/13/2020
  • Last Updated by:Wildberger, William
  • Last Updated On:1/12/2021
  • Estimated Project Start Date:9/1/2021

 Details of the changes posted in this announcement

Not Available

 Announcement Information

Announcement Number HRSA-21-090
Announcement Code
CFDA Number 93.732
Provisional No
Activity Code M01
Competitive Yes
Fiscal Year 2021


The purpose of the BHWET Program for Paraprofessionals is to develop and expand community-based experiential training to increase the supply of students preparing to become peer support specialists and other behavioral health-related paraprofessionals while also improving distribution of a quality behavioral health workforce. A special focus is placed on the knowledge and understanding of the specific concerns of children, adolescents, and transitional-aged youth in high need and high demand areas at risk for behavioral health disorders.

 Legislative Information

42 U.S.C. §§ 294e–1 755(b)(1)(j) and 756(a)(4) of the Public Health Service Act

 Application Information

Application Available 01/12/2021
Application Deadline 04/12/2021
Supplemental Application Deadline N/A
Explanation for Deadline N/A
Archive Date 06/11/2021
Letter of Intent Not required
Application Package SF424 R&R
Allow Applications to be Reopened in EHBs No
FOA Available Yes
Competitive Application Types Supported New
Allow Electronic Submission N/A
Page Limit for Application
Allow Multiple Applications
from an Organization from
Electronic Submission Instruction Electronic submission is/will be available in Grants.Gov

 General Information

Projected Award Date N/A
Estimated Project Period N/A
Estimated Project Start Date 09/01/2021
Estimated Project End Date 08/31/2025
Estimated Amount of this Competition $24,300,000.00
Estimated Number of Awards 43
Estimated Average Size of Awards $0.00
Cost Sharing No
Cooperative Agreement No

 Contact Information

Name Nicole M. Wilkerson
Phone Number (301)443-7759

 Download Information

Expand FOA (Guidance) Attachment (Maximum 1)
Document Name Size Date Attached Description
HW HRSA-21-090 BHWET Para_Final_1_12_21.pdf 552 kB 01/12/2021
Expand Application Package (Maximum 1)
No documents attached
Expand User Guide (Maximum 1)
No documents attached

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