2008 Session

Budget Amendments - SB30 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Houck
Children's Mental Health Pilot (Central Virginia)

Item 316 #15s

Item 316 #15s

First Year - FY2009 Second Year - FY2010
Health And Human Resources
Grants To Localities FY2009 $200,000 FY2010 $0 GF

Page 299, line 40, strike "$309,436,879" and insert "$309,636,879".
Page 305, after line 46, insert:
"NN.  Out of this appropriation, $200,000 from the general fund the first year shall be used to create a system of care for children and adolescents with mental disabilities and their families to be located in the Central Virginia region."

(This amendment provides one-time funding for the Central Virginia region to plan for the development of an integrated system of care for children and adolescents with mental health disabilities and their families in central Virginia. Funding for this initiative is designed to a) create regional, community-based services for children as an alternative to out of community placements, b) develop early intervention services, and c) establish a monitoring and evaluation system to measure program and financial outcomes. Participants will include state agency officials at CSA, the Department of Social Services, and the Department of Juvenile Justice, Virginia Commonwealth University, community services boards, school officials, private providers, family representatives and other interested stakeholders.)