Crisis and Behavioral Health Continuum: Frequently Asked Questions
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In order to fully execute a BHCIP Program Funding Agreement (PFA), how do we proceed when the awarded project only pertains to a portion of the existing property/structure in place?
BHCIP PFAs require execution of a Declaration of Restrictions (DoR) and Performance Deed of Trust (PDoT) before a sponsor can begin to draw down awarded grant funds. The DoR and PDoT will encumber the entire property where the BHCIP project is located. The following...
Applicants should consult with their legal counsel and applicable local agencies regarding the California Welfare and Institutions Code section 5960.3(a)(b)(c). DHCS is not responsible for determining whether an awardee qualifies for CEQA exemption. As per the program...
Yes, required letters of support will be acceptable using DocuSign. Please note that the signature date must be current and clearly visible.
Can a for-profit entity (private developer) be the lead applicant and still be eligible for the 10% match threshold if they execute a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with a nonprofit public benefit company service provider partner, or do the two have to be co-applicants (for-profit and nonprofit)?
"Only nonprofit entities are entitled to the 10 percent match. To meet the 10 percent match requirement, either the applicant or the co-applicant must be a nonprofit company. If a single applicant is a for-profit entity, the match requirement is 25 percent. A...
Are sobering centers funded under the Drug Medi-Cal Organized Delivery System (DMC-ODS) and/or Community Supports?
When sobering centers are identified as an eligible facility type for BHCIP funding, the sobering center must also be connected to the DMC-ODS and/or Community Supports. The Community Support services must be covered as an “in lieu of service” by managed care plans on...