HILLCREST FAMILY SERVICES AWARDED 3.7 MILLION DOLLAR GRANT TO INCREASE ACCESS FOR BRAIN HEALTH AND SUBSTANCE USE TREATMENT
On April 27, 2020, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) announced that Hillcrest Family Services (Hillcrest) was awarded $1,853,583.25 a year for two years, under the Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics (CCBHC’s) Expansion Grants.
This expansion grant will allow Hillcrest to develop a CCBHC to serve the Dubuque and Jackson County, Iowa catchment area for the purposes of increasing access to and improving the quality of community brain health, substance use, and co-occurring disorder treatment services.
“We are very excited to be able to build a clinic that will be focused on providing the best brain health and substance use treatment services for those in need in Dubuque and Jackson County.” said Francie Tuescher, Interim President/CEO for Hillcrest Family Services. “We are so proud that with this grant funding we will be able to serve those that are uninsured, underinsured, and underserved and in need of brain health and substance use treatment.”