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Office of Mental Health

Supportive Crisis Stabilization Centers

The Office of Mental Health (OMH) and Office of Addiction Services and Supports (OASAS) announce the availability of operational funds and state-aid for the development of 12 new Supportive Crisis Stabilization Centers within the ten economic development regions of New York State.


UPDATE – 11/10/22

Please be advised that OMH/OASAS are in the final stages of the review process for this RFP. As such, award notification will be delayed. As soon as the process has been finalized, you will be notified, via email, of status of award.

UPDATE – 9/23/2022

Please be advised that there are revisions to the Answers provided to Questions 61 and 62.

#61. Question: If operating in a rural area or area where psychiatrists/PNPs are difficult to hire, would it be acceptable to have a contracted services that can provide 24-7-365 telehealth capabilities? Or must they be onsite?

ANSWER: The SCSC must have at least one Psychiatrist and/or Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner on-duty and available at all times per Part 600 regulation and the requirements of the statute (MHL, Article 36). Refer to Part 600 regulation definition of “on duty” and Program Guidance for additional clarification.

#62. Question: Can you clarify if a CASAC must be on call or on site 24 hours?

ANSWER: The SCSC must have a CASAC on-duty and available at all times per part 600 regulation and the requirements of the statute (MHL, Article 36). See Part 600 regulation for the definition of “on-duty”.

UPDATE – 9/15/2022

The Draft Crisis Stabilization Rates have been updated to reflect the correct Downstate Counties: NYC, Dutchess, Nassau, Orange, Suffolk, Westchester, Rockland and Putnam Counties.

UPDATE – 9/8/2022

Revised Budget Template – please be advised that there are formatting issues in the budget template (Appendix B) provided on the Grants Gateway platform. The template that is available to applicants in the Gateway cannot be used.

This is the only template that can be used and uploaded into the Grants Gateway in response to Question 6.7a.

UPDATE – 8/3/2022

The Proposal Date located in Section 2.3 - Key Events/Timeline has been revised. Proposals are now due by 1:00 PM EST on 10/6/22.