News & Updates

Governor Newsom Announces BHCIP Round 3: Launch Ready Grants

$518.5 million in funding will add treatment beds for more than 1,000 people at a time, plus behavioral health services for many more – providing mental health and substance use services for Californians experiencing severe behavioral health issues who are homeless....

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Round 3: Launch Ready Status Update

DHCS received a total of 148 applications for Round 3: Launch Ready funding before the Part 1 deadline and will share award announcements in June. DHCS has closed the application portal for Round 3 due to the response received in Part 1. There will not be a BHCIP...

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What counts as matching funds?

Match in the form of cash and in-kind contributions—such as equity amount in land and existing structures—to the real costs previously incurred by the project will be allowed. Cash is the strongest form of match. The state must approve all match sources. Cash match...

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Press Releases

Watch Governor Newsom's Press Conference from 1/31/22 about this funding opportunity.