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  • Writer's pictureKristin Cooper

Investment in Mental Health Wellness Grant Program for Children and Youth (CY Grant Program)

In 2016, Senate Bill 833 (Section 20) expanded the Investment in Mental Health Wellness Act to specifically address a continuum of crisis services for children and youth, 21 years of age and under and allocated funding to develop four mental health programs - crisis residential treatment, crisis stabilization, mobile crisis support teams and family respite care.

The grants from the California Health Facilities Financing Authority (CHFFA) will be disbursed to California counties or to their nonprofit or public agency designees to support capital improvement, expansion and limited start-up costs.

Second Funding Round

CHFFA is pleased to invite California counties and their nonprofit or public agency designees to submit applications for the CY Grant Program during the Second Funding Round. Counties may apply for funding without regard to maximum Grant amounts per county, subject to availability of funds, pursuant to Section 7318, subdivisions (d)-(e) of the CY Grant Program regulations.

In an effort to assist potential applicants impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, CHFFA extended the Second Funding Round application deadline to FRIDAY, JANUARY 29, 2021 at 5:00 PM (Pacific Time).

There is currently $36,732,604.10 available in Capital funding and $2,679,340.00 in Personnel funding.

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