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Problem Gambling Grant Opportunity

Providing problem gambling awareness and/or counseling services for immigrants, refugees and ethnocultural populations in Ontario

What is the funding opportunity?

The Provincial System Support Program (PSSP) at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) is pleased to invite eligible organizations to submit proposals to provide culturally and linguistically appropriate problem gambling awareness and/or counseling programs and services for immigrants, refugees and ethnocultural populations in Ontario.

A total of $15,000 will be awarded to the successful candidates that meet the following criteria. Funding is provided by the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care.

Who is eligible for funding?

Organizations eligible for funding are legally constituted not-for-profits who are providing awareness, and/or addiction treatment and support services in Ontario.

What project ideas are eligible for funding?

The objective of this funding is to provide problem gambling awareness and/or counseling programs and services for the intended community and should include at least one of the following:

  • Provide culturally and linguistically appropriate problem gambling outreach and awareness programs to specific immigrant, refugee, and ethnocultural communities in Ontario (for example, information sharing and community initiatives or events).
  • Improve access to timely and appropriate services for members of specific immigrant, refugee, and ethnocultural communities experiencing problems with their own gambling or that of a family member (for example, developing a helpline or resources in the first language of the intended community to provide information about problem gambling services and supports).
  • Provide culturally and linguistically appropriate problem gambling counseling services to specific immigrant, refugee, and ethnocultural communities.

Submission Date:

Application Package must be submitted by March 29, 2019.

 

For more information refer to the Call for Proposal 2019-2020.

 

 

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