DHCS Announces Children and Youth Behavioral Health Initiative Funding Opportunities
August 10, 2023
The Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) has announced the following funding opportunities under the Children and Youth Behavioral Health Initiative (CYBHI):
CYBHI Round 3 Early Childhood Wraparound Services Request for Application (RFA): On August 7, 2023, DHCS released a RFA seeking proposals from various individuals, organizations, and agencies (including but not limited to counties, county behavioral health and public health departments) for the third round of grant funding, totaling $60 million, to scale evidence-based practices and community-defined evidence practices (EBP/CDEP) for early childhood wraparound services. Applications are due by October 6, 2023, at 5:00 p.m. For more information, please visit the EBP/CDEP Grants webpage.
Youth-Driven Programs Round 4 RFA: On July 31, 2023, the Mental Health Services Oversight and Accountability Commission (MHSOAC), in partnership with DHCS, released a RFA seeking proposals for the fourth round of grant funding, totaling $50 million, to scale youth-driven EBPs and CDEPs. Eligible grantees include but are not limited to counties, county behavioral health agencies, public health departments, and statewide and local agencies. Applications must be submitted electronically by September 15, 2023, at 3:00 p.m. via e-mail to email@example.com. Please email questions to firstname.lastname@example.org.