Mental Health Update

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April 5, 2022

04/5/2022 – OMH is offering two, one-time funding opportunities to expand activities that support children and families with significant mental health needs


The New York State Office of Mental Health is providing two, one-time funding opportunities for agencies to expand activities that support children and families with significant mental health needs. These opportunities will expand critical treatment and support services for children with significant mental health needs and their families in areas of New York that have been impacted by the COVID pandemic.

 

Information on each is available on the *New York State Contract Reporter* website and linked below.

Community Supports to Non-Profit Entities for Children & Families with Significant Mental Health Needs
Not-for-profit community-based agencies offering non-licensed mental health-oriented supportive services targeted towards children with significant mental health needs and their families. Eligible applicants must be contracted with/funded by their local county mental health departments with local funds, State Aid monies or direct OMH contracts for mental health related services and supports targeting children and their families. These eligible applicants can apply to expand their existing funded program/services to meet the urgent and growing needs of children and their families. Activities may include the expansion of existing services, along with additional activities or approaches to outreach to, engage, and/or serve the targeted populations and areas identified in this grant.

Treatment Supports for OMH-Licensed Community Based Provider Agencies
Eligible applicants must be OMH Licensed community-based provider agencies with one year of experience offering licensed mental health treatment services targeted towards children with significant mental health needs and their families. These eligible applicants can apply to expand and enhance their existing funded program/services to be able to meet the urgent and growing needs of children and their families. Activities may include the expansion of existing services, along with additional activities or approaches to outreach to, engage, and/or better serve the targeted populations and areas identified in this grant.

The application deadline for these funding opportunities is July 1, 2022

 

 


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