Notice of Intent to Award – RFA Youth-Driven Programs-001


Children and Youth Behavioral Health Initiative (CYBHI) Round 4: Youth-Driven Programs Request for Application 001

December 21, 2023

Notice of Intent to Award


After completing the review of all applications submitted in response to the CYBHI Round 4: Youth-Driven Programs Request for Application 001, the Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) and the Mental Health Services Oversight and Accountability Commission (Commission) have selected and hereby intend to award more than 60 programs in total over $50 million. These programs will provide a safe space for youth and young adults (ages 12-25) to access services and supports, with a specific focus on children and youth from African Americans, Asians and Pacific Islanders, Latinos, LGBTQIA+, Native Americans communities (California Reducing Disparities Project).


For a full list of the awarded programs and amounts, visit