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 Resources for Grant Applicants

Background Information on State of Iowa Grants:

The Iowa Gambling Treatment Program

For informational purposes.

This program provides treatment, counseling and outreach programs for those concerned about gambling as well as the 1-800-BETSOFF helpline. Comprised of the state’s 10 treatment providers.The Iowa Lottery also provided more than $15.7 million to the Iowa Gambling Treatment Fund. In 2009, the Gambling Treatment Fund was eliminated, with the Gambling Treatment Program now receiving its funding from the state General Fund.

  • Fund counseling for problem gamblers and those affected by the gambling of a family member.
  • Fund recovery support services to assist persons receiving problem gambling treatment.
  • Fund prevention and education services on the risks and responsibilities of gambling.
  • Fund prevention services for groups at increased risk of problem gambling
  • Fund helpline referral and education services through 1-800-BETS OFF and www.1800BETSOFF.org.
  • Fund training and professional development for counselors treating problem gambling and common co-occurring disorders, like substance abuse.
  •  Promote a recovery-oriented system of care that supports long-term recovery efforts of Iowans.

FY2014: $3,111,614 total funds.

Explore more resources for leveraging grants:

   • Resource Enhancement and Protection (REAP) (DNR)
   • Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs
   • Iowa Economic Development Authority
   • Iowa Department of Transportation
   • Iowa Department of Public Health
   • Iowa Gambling Treatment Program
   • Iowa Department of Agriculture
   • Education

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