The California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) is pleased to announce the recipients of awards under the Round 1B Crisis Care Mobile Units (CCMU) Request for Application (RFA) funding opportunity. This DHCS initiative is a vital step in improving California’s crisis stabilization services.
Round 1B funding resulted in an additional 6 awards totaling more than $17.7 million for an additional 18 new or enhanced CCMU teams. Awardees are Orange County Health Care Agency, Riverside University Health System, Tulare County Health and Human Services Agency, Yolo County Health and Human Services Agency, Stanislaus County Behavioral Health and Recovery Services, and Tuolumne County Behavioral Health.
Together with the initial CCMU RFA funding to 45 grantees, this opportunity will result in more than $157 million distributed to 51 county, city, and tribal behavioral health authorities. The combined awards will create or enhance 237 mobile crisis response teams throughout California.