The California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) is pleased to announce the release of Behavioral Health Continuum Infrastructure Program (BHCIP) Round 4: Children and Youth.
Donor Name: California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS)
County: All Counties
Type of Grant: Grant
Size of the Grant: $480.5 million
This round will fund $480.5 million in projects that will expand the behavioral health continuum of treatment and service resources in settings that serve Californians ages 25 and younger, including pregnant and postpartum women and their children, and transition-age youth, along with their families.
State priorities for BHCIP:
- Invest in behavioral health and community care options that advance racial equity
- Seek geographic equity of behavioral health and community care options
- Address urgent gaps in the care continuum for people with behavioral health conditions,
- including seniors, adults with disabilities, and children and youth
- Increase options across the life span that serve as an alternative to incarceration, hospitalization, homelessness, and institutionalization
- Meet the needs of vulnerable populations with the greatest barriers to access, including people experiencing homelessness and justice involvement
- Ensure care can be provided in the least restrictive settings to support community integration, choice, and autonomy
- Leverage county and Medi-Cal investments to support ongoing sustainability
- Leverage the historic state investments in housing and homeless.
Round 4: BHCIP Children and Youth: $480,500,000 is available to construct, acquire, and rehabilitate real estate assets to expand the behavioral health continuum of treatment and service resources in settings that serve Californians ages 25 and younger, including pregnant/postpartum women and their children, transition-age youth, and their families. The Round 4: BHCIP Children and Youth will also fund facilities that serve Medi-Cal beneficiaries.
Eligible applicants for BHCIP Round 4: Children and Youth funds include counties, cities, tribal entities (including 638s and urban clinics), nonprofit organizations, for-profit organizations, and other for-profit organizations, including private real estate developers, whose projects reflect the state’s priorities and serve the targeted population. In the interest of encouraging innovative projects that take both local and regional approaches, eligible entities are invited to apply independently or with partners or co-applicants.
For more information, visit Children and Youth.