Behavioral Health Providers

These funds will support contracts with third party agencies for the provision of mental health services. To date, $2.3M in SLFRF funds have been obligated pursuant to a contract with Behavioral Health Response to expand a 911 diversion program called Cops and Clinicians. Cops and Clinicians deploys a licensed clinical social worker with a police officer in order to provide immediate mental health services, connect individuals to the appropriate social services, and reduce the need for police and EMS response. Through a partnership with Mastercard, the city analyzed results and impact of the program’s first eight months of operations. The analysis estimated that the Cops and Clinicians teams had responded to nearly 5,000 cases, and that 95% of individuals in crisis had been diverted from arrest and connected to services. Additionally, Mastercard estimates that the program has saved the police department and EMS more than 2,000 work hours to help them respond to other priorities, saving the city an estimated $2.2 million. A future RFP may seek to build a civilian responder unit designed to divert additional calls for clinical help away from the police department. Another future RFP may seek to provide mental health services at city recreation centers and libraries or through a mental health app, to city residents and employees in order to address trauma before it escalates into violent outcomes.

Project Appropriation

Project Appropriation
$2,700,000.00

Total Programmed Funds

Total Programmed Funds
$2,700,000.00
100.0% programmed of total appropriation

Total Expenditures

Total Expenditures
$0.00
0.0% expended of total appropriation

Project Expenditures

Project Expenditures
Date Account Vendor Amount

Definitions

  • Appropriated Funds: Total amount of authorized funding set aside for a specific purpose
  • Programmed Funds: Estimate and Apportionment (E&A) approved contracts, personnel services, Board Bill approved Intergovernmental agreements (IGA)
  • Expenditures: Total amount spent by departments

Notes and Contact

ARPA(SLFRF and ERA) reporting will be updated on a rolling monthly basis.

The Project and Expenditure data reported is through Jul 30, 2024.

The data was last updated on Jul 11, 2024.

ARPA - American Rescue Plan Act ($510,518,052.20)
SLFRF - Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds ($498,076,054.00)
ERA - Emergency Rental Assistance ($12,441,998.20)

Please contact STLARPA@stlouis-mo.gov if you have questions about the data.

See Also

An overview of ARPA data can also be found on the ARPA Transparency Portal

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