It is intended to improve access to mental health crisis services in California for children and youth, ages 21 and under by funding a statewide expansion of mobile crisis support teams (MCSTs), crisis stabilization and Children’s Crisis Residential Program beds, and family respite care via grants available to counties.
Chapter 30, Statutes of 2016 (SB 833), Section 20, established the Investment in Mental Health Wellness Grant Program for Children and Youth and is intended to improve access to mental health crisis services in California for children and youth, ages 21 and under. SB 833 provides a mechanism for funding a statewide expansion of Mobile Crisis Support Teams (MCSTs), Crisis Stabilization Units and Children’s Crisis Residential Treatment beds, and Family Respite Care services via grants available to counties.
ELIGIBLE APPLICANTS Counties and counties applying jointly are eligible applicants. Counties and counties applying jointly may also designate a private nonprofit corporation or public agency to receive grant funding.
ELIGIBLE COSTS - Purchase of Real Property - Construction/Renovation - Furnishings/Equipment- Information Technology - Three Months Start-Up - MCST Vehicles- MCST Personnel Funding (12 Months)
PROGRAM FUNDING There is currently $7,587,124.44 available in Capital funding for Crisis Residential Treatment, Crisis Stabilization Unit, and Mobile Crisis Support Team programs and $192,737.00 in Mobile Crisis Support Team personnel funding. Funding for the Family Respite Care program is no longer available.
Complete Application online. A link to the online application is located on the Investment in Mental Health Wellness Programs page of CHFFA’s website.
- Public Agency
Counties and counties applying jointly are eligible to apply. Counties may also designate a private nonprofit corporation or public agency to be a co-applicant and a designated Grantee, but only a county may apply as a Lead Grantee.
How to Apply
State agencies/departments recommend you read the full grant guidelines before applying.
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