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DHCS Behavioral Health Continuum Infrastructure Program and Community Care Expansion Program

The 2021-22 California State Budget provided investments in infrastructure funding alongside significant new state and federal resources to address homelessness, support health care delivery reform, and strengthen the social safety net. Infrastructure resources, led by DHCS and the California Department of Social Services, will ensure care can be provided in the least-restrictive setting. A variety of care placements can provide a vital off-ramp from intensive behavioral health service settings and transition the most vulnerable Californians to community living, as well as provide housing options for older adults and people with disabilities. The DHCS’ April 2022 status update contains more information on the programs.

Read more about the Behavioral Health Continuum Infrastructure Program