Round 4: Children and Youth  

The California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) is pleased to announce the release of BHCIP Round 4: Children and Youth.

This round will fund $480.5 million in projects that will expand the behavioral health continuum of treatment and service resources in settings that serve Californians ages 25 and younger, including pregnant and postpartum women and their children, and transition-age youth, along with their families. 

Eligible applicants for BHCIP Round 4: Children and Youth funds include counties, cities, tribal entities (including 638s and urban clinics), nonprofit organizations, for-profit organizations, and other for-profit organizations, including private real estate developers, whose projects reflect the state’s priorities and serve the targeted population. In the interest of encouraging innovative projects that take both local and regional approaches, eligible entities are invited to apply independently or with partners or co-applicants. 

The application period for this grant program closed on August 31, 2022.

BHCIP Round 3 Sample Funding Agreement
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Round 4 Informational Webinar

This Informational Webinar discussed Round 4 funding, for Children and Youth facilities and program expansions. This round authorizes $480.5 million in funding opportunities through competitive grants to qualified entities to construct, acquire and rehabilitate real estate assets that will expand program capacity for children and youth. The population for this round is children and youth ages 25 and younger and pregnant/postpartum women and their children. Applicants must demonstrate that facility expansion will only be for this population.

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Round 4 Listening Session

A listening session open to all potential applicants was held Wednesday, March 16. The purpose of this listening session was to gather information from stakeholders on BHCIP Round 4. Information and policy questions specific to BHCIP Round 4: Children and Youth were presented and written and verbal responses were collected for an FAQ. DHCS provided information to Round 4: Children and Youth.  

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Listening Session Themes Report

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Award Announcement Update

DHCS anticipates award announcements for BHCIP Round 4: Children and Youth funding by December 2022. All applicants will be notified by email on final award determinations related to their project. Please continue to check back here and visit the Frequently Asked...

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