Addictions Recovery Peer Support Fund

Overview

This program provides funding to initiatives that strengthen peer support, aftercare, and community-based options for individuals who have lived or are living with addictions and/or who have been impacted through family, friends, or community.

Status

Available

Available Funding

Eligible applicants can apply for both of the following funding options:

  • Training requirements for an addictions recovery peer support program
    • Total available funds annually:  $50,000
    • Available for Multi-Year Projects: No
  • Basic requirements for an addictions recovery peer support group and/or activity
    • Total available funds annually:  $180,000
    • Available for Multi-Year Projects: No

Funds cannot be used for:

    • Facilitation costs (i.e., Salary, honorarium /gifts, travel, etc.)
    • Research or planning projects
    • Capital expenses
    • Multi-year projects

Deadline

March 31

Eligibility

The following are encouraged to apply:

  • Community-based or Indigenous Organizations
  • Community-based groups or community members working in partnership with an eligible community-based or Indigenous Organization

Funding is available on a first-come-first-served basis and can be used to cover costs up to the end of the applicable fiscal year.

How to apply

  1. Complete an application form.
  2. Send the completed application form to peersupportfund@gov.nt.ca.

Appeals

  • Applications are approved by the Mental Health Specialist Addictions, Mental Wellness and Addictions Recovery.
  • If an Applicant disagrees with the reasons for the denial of their application, they are encouraged to discuss their concerns with the Program contact.
  • If an Applicant wishes to appeal the results of their application, the appeal procedures referenced in the Grants and Contributions Policy are to be followed.

Related links

Contact us

Mental Health Specialist Addictions,
Mental Wellness and Addictions Recovery
Department of Health and Social Services
Government of the Northwest Territories
P.O. Box 1320
Yellowknife, NT X1A 2L9
Phone: 867-767-9061 ext. 49160
Fax: 867-873-7706
Email: mha@gov.nt.ca