Justice System-Involved Youth Program FY 2023-24

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The purpose of the Justice-System Involved Youth Program is to support and encourage underrepresented individuals to pursue health careers to develop a more culturally and linguistically competent healthcare workforce.


JSIY BH Pipeline is a grant opportunity for organizations to support and encourages underrepresented and disadvantaged individuals to pursue behavioral health careers to develop a more culturally and linguistically competent behavioral healthcare workforce, including providing comprehensive wrap-around supports.  These supports include but are not limited to income and rent support, academic enrichment, career development, mentorship, and advising to support currently or recently system-involved students in attaining behavioral health careers. ​

Eligibility Requirements

Eligible Applicants:

  • Nonprofit
  • Public Agency

Depending on the award category, HCAI will accept proposals from the following: 

Public and private universities and colleges, Health professions training programs, High schools or school districts proposing to serve high school students, Health professions training programs, Community-based Organizations, Community Health Centers

Eligible Geographies:

The JSIY activities are open to all participants ages 0 through 25, regardless of gender, race, or ethnicity. Program activities should include individuals from historically underrepresented groups and regions and encourage practicing in health professional shortage areas (HPSA). 

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.
December 2023
The length of time during which the grant money must be utilized.
2 Months

Funding Details

The total projected dollar amount of the grant.
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.
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.
Certain grants require that the recipient(s) provide a letter of intent.
Certain grants require that the recipient(s) be able to fully or partially match the grant award amount with another funding source.
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.
  • State
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).
  • Advances & Reimbursement(s)

How to Apply

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


For questions about this grant, contact:
Justice System-Involved Youth Program, 1-916-326-3700, hpcop@hcai.ca.gov