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Awards to Prevent Opioid Misuse among Women and Girls

Awards to Prevent Opioid Misuse among Women and Girls

In 2017, the Office on Women's Health (OWH) awarded $2 million in grants to 20 public and private nonprofit organizations to address the prevention of opioid misuse by women. The grantees are located across 15 states and will use the funds over a 3-year period to reach girls aged 10-17 years, women of reproductive age, and women aged 50 years and older in underserved populations.


California (CA)

  • Volunteers of America of Los Angeles — Los Angeles, CA
  • Women Organized to Respond to Life-Threatening Diseases — Oakland, CA
  • Community Clinics Health Network — San Diego, CA

Connecticut (CT)

  • The Wheeler Clinic Inc. — Plainville, CT

Florida (FL)

  • Meridian Behavioral Healthcare Inc. — Gainesville, FL
  • Northeast Florida Healthy Start Coalition Inc. — Jacksonville, FL

Illinois (IL)

  • Parent Child Center Community Wellness Center — Oak Park, IL

Iowa (IA)

  • Iowa Department of Public Health — Des Moines, IA

Louisiana (LA)

  • Capitol Area Human Services District — Baton Rouge, LA

Maryland (MD)

  • Western Maryland Area Health Education Center — Cumberland, MD

Massachusetts (MA)

  • Institute for Health and Recovery Inc. — Cambridge, MA

Minnesota (MN)

  • Minnesota Department of Health — St. Paul, MN

New Jersey (NJ)

  • National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence of Middlesex — East Brunswick, NJ
  • Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine — Stratford, NJ

New York (NY)

  • County of Erie — Buffalo, NY

Tennessee (TN)

  • STARS Nashville — Nashville, TN

Texas (TX)

  • Cardea Services — Austin, TX

Virginia (VA)

  • Sentara RMH Medical Center — Rockingham, VA

Wisconsin (WI)

  • The Lakes Community Health Center, Inc. — Iron River, WI
  • City of Janesville — Janesville, WI