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    ​Maryland Consortium on Coordinated Community Supports

    State of Maryland provides $111 million in new grant funding to support mental health services for Maryland students

    129 grants awarded by the Maryland Consortium on Coordinated Community Supports and Maryland Community Health Resources Commission. 


    The Maryland Community Health Resources Commission approved 129 grant awards totaling $111 million to expand access to comprehensive behavioral use services for children, kindergarten through high school, in every jurisdiction in Maryland.  These grant awards follow the recommendations of the Consortium on Coordinated Community Supports.  Programs will begin this spring and continue through next year.  Funding to support these new programs was made available by the Maryland General Assembly under the Blueprint for Maryland’s Future (Ch. 36 of 2021).  For a list of the awards, click here​​.

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    Maryland Consortium on Coordinated Community Supports Updates

    The Data Subcommittee will be meeting on February 29, 2024 at 10:00 am.  Meeting information may be found below.

    Join Zoom Meeting
    https://us06web.zoom.us/j/81458145747?pwd=SXZQZU1lTnpSRWsxcHk2NjEvQkhUQT09

    Meeting ID: 814 5814 5747
    Passcode: 953584​
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    ​​​​Background  

    The Maryland Consortium on Coordinated Community Supports is a new, 25-member entity responsible for developing a statewide framework to expand access to comprehensive behavior health services for Maryland students.  The Consortium was created by the General Assembly as part of the Blueprint for Maryland’s Future.  The Maryland Community Health Resources Commission(CHRC) serves as the Consortium’s fiscal agent and is responsible for providing staff support for the Consortium.  The National Center for School Mental Health​ is providing technical assistance.  The Consortium began its activities during the summer of 2022.  ​



    Membership: ​Click h​er​​e​​​​​​​ for a list of Consortium members.

    Reports and Presentations for the Consortium may be found here. ​

    Mailing List:  To be added to the Consortium mailing list, please click here 



     



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    HELPFUL LINKS

    • For more information about the role of schools and school districts, click ​HERE.
    • ​To read a copy of the Maryland Consortium on Coordinated Community Supports Implementation Plan submitted to the AIB, click here​.

    Links to Consortium public meeting recordings and meeting materials:

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    The Consortium is developing recommendations for a Call for Proposals (RFP) to be issued by the CHRC in spring/summer 

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    2023.  Grant funding will be provided for both fiscal year 2023 ($50 million) and fiscal year 2024 ($85 million).  The RFP will be posted on the CHRC's website. 







    Coordination with Local School Districts:  Schools and school districts will not be eligible to receive direct grant funding, but will be involved in local Partnerships and could receive staff training and support.  All grant applicants must have a letter of support from their Local Education Agency (LEA).  For more information about the role of schools and school districts, click HERE​.

    Grants to service providers:  Students need services now.  The goal of the first RFP is to have new/expanded programming in place during 2023-2024 school year.  For the first RFP, service providers will be eligible for direct grant funding from the CHRC to deliver behavioral health and related services to students and families.  

    ​Service providers should submit grant applications to cover activities that are not Medicaid-reimbursable and use grant funds to fill in the “gaps."  Grants will be awarded competitively.  Grant funding must be supplemental to and may not supplant existing fund for school behavioral health.