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Community Assistance, Recovery, Empowerment (CARE) Act Request for Information (RFI)

On November 10, DHCS released an RFI to provide information and solicit input from Interested Parties that may be able to support the training and technical assistance to county behavioral health agencies, supporters, and counsel; data collection; and annual reporting of the CARE Act. The CARE Act is a new court process to deliver community-based behavioral health services and supports to Californians living with untreated schizophrenia spectrum or other psychotic disorders. This RFI outlines the primary functions and capabilities DHCS is seeking to assist in the development of its approach to supporting the implementation of the CARE Act. The RFI is posted on the Cal eProcure webpage, and RFI responses are due December 1, 2022, at 5pm. For any questions regarding the CARE Act RFI, please contact