COUNTY ANNOUNCES EXTERNAL AGENCY HEALTH SERVICES FUNDING APPLICATION AVAILABILITY

COUNTY ANNOUNCES EXTERNAL AGENCY HEALTH SERVICES FUNDING APPLICATION AVAILABILITY

Doña Ana County has announced its annual open-application period for external agency health services funding for the period of July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007. Completed applications must be returned by 5 p.m., Wednesday, March 8, 2006.

Collaborative proposals are sought under each of the following funding priorities:

1) Access to health clinics, primary medical and dental care

2) Coordinated countywide health education and disease preventive activities (outreach to youth and community-based services)

3) Emergency medical transportation

4) Access to hospice and end-of-life care

5) Jail diversion for the mentally ill

To request an electronic health services funding application, send an email to conniew@co.dona-ana.nm.us.

Applications also may be picked up at the Doña Ana County Health and Human Services Department at 125 W. Boutz in Las Cruces, N.M.

Eligible applicants for funding include non-profit, 501c3, state, federal and quasi-governmental agencies. Questions regarding health services funding should be directed to the county’s Health and Human Services Department at (505) 528-7906 or (505) 528-7912.