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Welcome to the Mental Health Services Oversight and Accountability Commission

Our Role

The role of the Mental Health Services Oversight and Accountability Commission (MHSOAC) is to oversee the implementation of the Mental Health Services Act (MHSA). The MHSOAC is also responsible for developing strategies to overcome stigma. At any time, the MHSOAC may advise the Governor or the Legislature on mental health policy.

Our Mission

Provide vision and leadership, in collaboration with clients, their family members, and underserved communities, to ensure Californians understand mental health is essential to overall health. Hold public mental health systems accountable. Provide oversight for eliminating disparities; promote wellness, recovery and resiliency; and ensure positive outcomes for individuals living with serious mental illness and their families.



Second Round of SB 82 Triage grants 2017 can be found here



Stakeholder Advocacy Contracts Request for Proposals (RFP)

You are invited to respond to the Request for Proposals (RFP) for the Stakeholder Contracts issued by the Mental Health Services Oversight and Accountability Commission (MHSOAC). Below are links to each RFP:

RFP 16MHSOAC029 for Clients/Consumers
RFP 16MHSOAC030 for Diverse Racial and Ethnic Communities
RFP 16MHSOAC031 for Families of Clients/Consumers
RFP 16MHSOAC033 for Parents/Caregivers of Children and Youth
RFP 16MHSOAC034 for Veterans

Responses provided to written questions submitted to the MHSOAC via email or at the Bidders’ Conference held on December 19, 2016, can be found here.

Addendums, Summary of Changes, and Attachments to the Stakeholder RFPs can be found here.

Upcoming Events

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