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Mental Health AB 3632 Services to Special Education Students

Funding Description

Funding supports mental health services provided to special education students by county mental health agencies, in accordance with the Federal Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA).


Eligible Applicants Local educational agencies, other organizations or agencies
Required Eligibility Criteria ONLY county offices of education (COE) are eligible to receive funds. Funds must be exclusively used to support mental health services that are (1) included within an individualized education program (IEP) and (2) provided during the fiscal year. A completed and signed Memorandum of Understanding between the COE and the county mental health agency must be on file with the California Department of Education (CDE) prior to receiving payment. COEs shall transfer these funds to county mental health agencies. The grantee is required to establish a reimbursement account for these funds.
Other Eligibility Considerations The county mental health agency is required to provide actual service and cost documentation to the COE. The COE must in turn provide actual service and cost data to the California Department of Education (CDE). Invoices or other documentation must provide sufficient detail to enable the COE to establish a link between the services claimed and each student’s IEP. Local educational agencies must have an approved Special Education Local Plan Area (SELPA) local plan on file with the CDE.
Eligible Grade Level(s) Not applicable
Eligible Age Level(s) 0-21 Years


Legal Authority Budget Item 6110-161-0890, Schedule (4) Provision 9; Public Law 108-446, Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, Part B, Section 611
Source / Type Federal / Grant
State Fiscal Year 2010-11
SACS Resource / Revenue Codes 3327 / 8287
Total Available $75,999,000
Recipient Amount See allocation formula.
Match Requirement No
Allocation Formula Senate Bill 1895, Chapter 493 Statutes of 2004, and Assembly Bill 1807, Chapter 74 Statutes of 2006, requires the CDE allocate funds consistent with an allocation plan formulated by the Department of Mental Health.

Important Dates

Date Application Available Unavailable
Due Date Unavailable
Expected Notification Date November 15, 2010

Additional Information

Application Unavailable
Background Local Educational Agency Grants []
Fiscal Local Educational Agency Grants []
Other Unavailable


Program Stacey Wofford, 916-327-0844,
Fiscal Debbie Rizzo, 916-327-3676,
Division Special Education Division, 916-323-1323 (phone), 916-445-4108 (fax)
Last Modified: February 14, 2011

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