Board Bill Number 13 | Session 2021-2022

STL CARES (Community Assessment and Referral for Enduring Stability) Program

Board Bill

This Board Bill authorizes the City of St. Louis Department of Health (DOH) to accept a grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)(CFDA Number: 93.243)(Award No. 1H79SM080544-01), known as the Law Enforcement and Behavioral Health Partnership: STL CARES (Community Assessment and Referral for Enduring Stability) project grant in the total amount of One Million Six Hundred Forty Eight Thousand Six Hundred Twenty Seven Dollars ($1,648,627) over five years, to enable early diversion of individuals with Serious Mental Illness (SMI) and Co-Occurring Disorders (COD) from potential arrest using targeted outreach and behavioral health co-response, coupled with law enforcement personnel training in mental health and trauma-informed response and other grant purposes; authorizing the expenditure of grant funds by entering into contracts or otherwise for the grant purposes.

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Legislative History

Session:2021-2022
Sponsor: Christine Ingrassia
Co-Sponsors:
Committee: Health and Human Services
Actions: none

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