2024 Licensed Mental Health Services Provider Education Program

Portal ID:
77340
Status:
Active
Opportunity Type:
  • Loan
Last Updated:
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Details

Purpose:

The licensed Mental Health Services Provider Education Program (LMH) increases the number of appropriately trained mental healthcare professionals providing direct client care in a qualified facility or area in California.

Description:

The Licensed Mental Health Services Provider Education Program (LMH) makes awards to eligible applicants currently licensed and practicing in an eligible mental health profession for loan repayment of up to $15,000 in exchange for a 12-month service obligation practicing and providing direct client care in an eligible geographic or approved site designation. 

Eligibility Requirements

Eligible Applicants:

  • Individual

Must possess a valid and unrestricted professional license to practice as a mental health professional in California, be in good standing with licensing board and/or certifying organization, not have an existing service obligation with other entities, including other HCAI programs, not be in breach of any other health professional service obligation, have unpaid educational loans, and provide 32 hours or more per week of direct client care.

 

Eligible Geographies:

For a facility to qualify, it must be in an eligible geographic or site designations.

 

Important Dates

The date (and time, where applicable) by which all applications must be submitted to the grantmaker. Time listed as “00:00” equates to midnight.
The date on which the grantor expects to announce the recipient(s) of the grant.
September 2024
The length of time during which the grant money must be utilized.
1 month

Funding Details

The total projected dollar amount of the grant.
$693,000
A single grant opportunity may represent one or many awards. Some grantors may know in advance the exact number of awards to be given. Others may indicate a range. Some may wish to and wait until the application period closes before determining how many awards to offer; in this case, a value of “Dependent” will display.
Dependent
Grant opportunities representing multiple awards may offer awards in the same amount or in varied amounts. Some may wish to wait until the application period closes before determining per-award amounts; in this case, a value of “Dependent” will display.
Dependent
Certain grants require that the recipient(s) provide a letter of intent.
No
Certain grants require that the recipient(s) be able to fully or partially match the grant award amount with another funding source.
No
The funding source allocated to fund the grant. It may be either State or Federal (or a combination of both), and be tied to a specific piece of legislation, a proposition, or a bond number.
  • Other

Funding Source Notes:

The Licensed Mental Health Services Provider Education Program (LMH) receives funding through a $20 surcharge for renewal and licensure fees of psychologists, marriage and family therapists, licensed clinical social workers, and professional clinical counselors in California.

The manner in which the grant funding will be delivered to the awardee. Funding methods include reimbursements (where the recipient spends out-of-pocket and is reimbursed by the grantor) and advances (where the recipient spends received grant funds directly).
  • Reimbursement(s)

Funding Method Notes:

The LMH awardees receive one payment upon completion of their 12-month service obligation.

How to Apply

State agencies/departments recommend you read the full grant guidelines before applying.

Resources

For questions about this grant, contact:
Licensed Mental Health Services Provider Education Program, 1-916-326-3700, hwdd-lrp@hcai.ca.gov