The New York State Office of Mental Health and Office of Addiction Services and Supports announce the availability of operational funds and state-aid for the development of 12 new Supportive Crisis Stabilization Centers (SCSCs) within the ten economic development regions of New York State. The Offices are seeking to develop three Centers within the New York City economic development region and nine Centers outside of New York City, in the remaining economic development regions.
It is expected that the SCSCs will have executed contracts by February 2023 and be operational by May 2023. Development of SCSCs will be jointly certified by the NYS Office of Mental Health and the Office of Addiction Services and Supports in accordance with Article 36 of the Mental Hygiene Law (MHL) and Title 14 NYCRR Part 600. Article 36 of the NYS Mental Hygiene Law (MHL) authorizes Crisis Stabilization Centers to be jointly certified by the NYS Office of Mental Health and the Office of Addiction Services and Supports.
Eligible applicants are not-for-profit agencies with 501(c) (3) incorporation or Public Benefit Corporations that have experience providing mental health and substance use treatment services to persons with serious mental illness and/or substance use disorders. If you are unsure if your agency is an eligible applicant, contact the Issuing Officer identified above.
Additionally, applicants must be currently licensed, certified or otherwise authorized by OMH, OASAS or the NYS Department of Health (DOH); in compliance with the application certification requirements of the Offices; and in good standing at the time of certification approval. For more information on the certification application and approval process, please refer to the to-be-promulgated regulations of Title 14 NYCRR Part 600.
October 6, 2022, 1:00 PM EST
OASAS held a virtual bidders' conference on August 2, 2022
RFP and Supporting Documentation
The due date for this RFP has been extended to October 6, 2022.
Draft Crisis Stabilization Rates have been updated to reflect the correct Downstate Counties: NYC, Dutchess, Nassau, Orange, Suffolk, Westchester, Rockland and Putnam Counties.