June 30, 2020


Behavioral Health Telehealth funding opportunity presented by DHCS

The California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) is utilizing federal grant funding to support organizations to develop, enhance and/or expand their facility’s telehealth infrastructure to address the needs of individuals with substance use disorder and/or mental health disorders. The Center at Sierra Health Foundation will assist DHCS with the administration of the funds.

There are two individual funding opportunities:

  1. Substance Use Disorder Telehealth Activities
  2. Mental Health Telehealth Activities

Eligible organizations are those that provide direct treatment and recovery support services and must:

  • Be a nonprofit substance use disorder and/or mental health provider licensed and/or certified by DHCS as of July 1, 2020 (for     substance use disorder or mental health services, depending on funding opportunity)
  • Have a current contract with the county Behavioral Health Department and currently serve safety net clients
  • Use funds only for provider telehealth development, enhancement and/or expansion

Application Materials (click on link to access):

Applications are due by Monday, August 3 at 1 p.m.

For any questions, please click here to email.

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