As the designated Managed Service Organization (MSO) for Colorado’s Western Slope, West Slope Casa has a long history of improving the lives of those affected by alcohol and drug abuse in western Colorado.

Current Requests for Proposals (RFPs)

Contracts

West Slope Casa contracts with the state of Colorado’s Office of Behavioral Health to partially fund and provide specialized substance abuse services to vulnerable populations.

Priority populations include:

  • Pregnant Women
  • Intravenous Drug Users
  • Women with Dependent Children

Services

West Slope Casa provides trauma informed, evidence-based, culturally-sensitive response, affordable behavioral health treatment.  West Slope Casa works to remove barriers, and establishes linkage within the community for adjunct support services.

Grants and Legislative Funding Managed by West Slope Casa

In addition to receiving Federal and State funds directed towards specifically towards treatment, West Slope Casa manages several Federal and State grants and other funds created by the Colorado legislature. Chief among them are:

Colorado State Opioid Response Grant (SOR) which funds:

  • Opioid Medication Assisted Treatment Expansion (MAT) – funds MAT in Mesa, Routt, and La Plata Counties
  • Naloxone Distribution – more than 1,000 kits distributed across the Western Slope
  • Peer Recovery Coaches – full time outreach in La Plata, Delta, Mesa and Garfield Counties
  • Family Services – Present CRAFT Family Group in Summit, Mesa and Moffat Counties
  • Sober Living – Sober Living homes established in Mesa County – expanding to Montrose, Delta and Garfield Counties.
  • Short Term Residential Treatment Services – stabilizing treatment for clients across the Western Slope
  • Mobile Health Unit for MAT Induction – operates in Routt County and expanding into Mesa County

SB 16-202 Increasing Access to Effective Substance Use Disorder Services

  • Grants to support
    • Withdrawal Management (Montrose and Pitkin Counties)
    • Youth Prevention and Referral
    • Homeless assessment and transportation to treatment
    • Comprehensive Case Management to assist clients in (and after) Withdrawal Management, clients receiving MAT

HB 19-1287 Increase Access to Treatment for Behavioral Health Disorders in Rural and Frontier Colorado

  • Grants to support
    • Medication Assisted Treatment Expansion in Delta & Montrose Counties
    • Withdrawal Management in Summit County
    • Intensive Outpatient Programs in Montrose, La Plata and Routt Counties
    • Recovery Housing in Moffat County
    • Recovery Support in Montrose and La Plata Counties
    • Mobile Case Management in Garfield County