2022 Session

Budget Amendments - SB30 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Newman
Regional Crisis Receiving Center Pilot Program

Item 313 #6s

Item 313 #6s

First Year - FY2023 Second Year - FY2024
Health and Human Resources
Grants to Localities FY2023 $2,630,456 FY2024 $2,630,456 GF

Page 357, line 20, strike "$611,269,088" and insert "$613,899,544".
Page 357, line 20, strike "$652,586,687" and insert "$655,217,143".

Page 363, after line 6, insert:

"TT.1. The Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services is directed to contract for a two-year pilot program with a Community Services Board (CSB) for the purpose of developing and implementing a crisis receiving center serving adults ages 18 and older in the Region 2000 area (Amherst County, Appomattox County, Bedford County, Campbell County, and Lynchburg City) to evaluate Emergency Custody Orders outside of the hospital emergency department.

2.  The Department of General Services shall contract with the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services for the purpose of leasing, at a moderate rate, four of the more recently renovated buildings located on the site of the former Central Virginia Training Center to provide the physical location of the pilot program.

3.  The pilot program shall provide residential crisis stabilization, substance abuse detoxification, and pre-admissions for Emergency Custody Orders. The CSB is authorized to utilize a total of 12 beds that are designed for both crisis stabilization and detoxification services. The CSB is directed to contract with the law enforcement agency responsible for the jurisdiction of the CRC location or the agency designated through a mutual aid agreement with that agency.

4.  The funds allocated for the pilot project are provided to hire a Program Manager, Clinical Coordinator, Physician or Nurse Practitioner, On-Call Physician, 15 Licensed Mental Health Provider Clinicians, 11 Qualified Mental Health Professional Clinicians, Nursing Supervisor, 9 Registered Nurses, 3 Part-Time Registered Nurses, 5 Certified Nursing Assistants, 2 Peer Counselors, an Administrative Assistant, Food Services Manager, three cooks, and eight contracted law enforcement officers in the CRCs jurisdiction."


(This amendment provides $2.6 million each year from the general fund to create a Crisis Regional Receiving Center in Region 2000.)