California Celebrates Groundbreaking for New Outpatient Behavioral Center in Modesto

 Stanislaus County Project Received More Than $5 Million to Improve California’s Behavioral Health Infrastructure for Children, Youth, and Their Families

Groundbreaking led by Center for Human Services Deputy Executive Director Gina Machado, right, and ​Steve Collins, Center for Human Services Program Director - Behavioral Health

The Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) joined Center for Human Services on June 10 to celebrate the groundbreaking of a new outpatient behavioral health center in Modesto to serve children, youth, and their families in the Central Valley. DHCS awarded Center for Human Services more than $5 million to build a safe space to address gaps in mental health and substance use disorder treatment. This will enable Center for Human Services to serve more than 1,425 new community members with critical resources annually.

With the recently approved Propos​ition 1 bonds, in 2025 and 2026, even more treatment sites will be funded and built.

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