California Health Facilities Financing Authority

Investment in Mental Health Wellness (IMHW) Act of 2013

Increases capacity for client assistance and services through development of crisis stabilization, crisis residential treatment, and mobile crisis support team programs.

The Investment in Mental Health Wellness Act of 2013 established a competitive grant program to disburse funds to California counties or to their nonprofit or public agency designees for the purpose of developing mental health crisis support programs. Specifically, funds will “increase capacity for client assistance and services in crisis intervention, crisis stabilization, crisis residential treatment, rehabilitative mental health services, and mobile crisis support teams.” The grants from the California Health Facilities Financing Authority (CHFFA) support capital improvement, expansion and limited start-up costs.

This program is no longer accepting applications. No future allocations or funding rounds are scheduled.

For Grantees

Investment in Mental Health Wellness Grant Program awardees must comply with California’s prevailing wage law under Labor Code section 1720, et seq. for public works projects. CHFFA recommends applicants and awardees consult with their legal counsel.