FOR-NY is invested in creating a well-trained and supported peer workforce.

In partnership with the Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services (OASAS), FOR-NY is pleased to be awarding scholarships for training to become a Certified Recovery Peer Advocate (CRPA) and for CRPA Renewal training!

Please note: CRPA services are Medicaid-billable by your employer. Individual (coaching) providers do not bill Medicaid.

These awards will go to individuals who take their training with a Best Practice Trainer.

A limited number of candidates will be approved per region.

Eligibility will be determined by region of the state, financial need, appropriateness/readiness for training and extent of lived experience.

These groups, veterans, bi-lingual, LGBTQIA, those with lived MAT experience, are strongly encouraged to apply

(NOTE: Current residential treatment clients are not eligible.)

Trainer/RCO partnerships will provide training and support utilizing the following best practice model.

By applying you agree to follow through on the minimum requirements

outlined in the expectations document below.

Begin Application Process

“Recovery is real. It’s achievable, sustainable and beautiful.”

“Recovery is real. It’s achievable, sustainable and beautiful.”