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Mental Health Services to Special Education Students, PCA 25160

Funding Description

Senate Bill 70 (Chapter 7, Statutes of 2011) provides Special Education Local Plan Areas (SELPAs) one-time general funds to be used to provide mental health services required by an Individualized Education Program pursuant to the Federal Individuals with Disabilities Act. SELPAs determine the distribution plan of these funds.


Eligible Applicants Local educational agencies
Required Eligibility Criteria 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.
Other Eligibility Considerations The grantee is required to provide actual service and cost documentation to the California Department of Education (CDE). The grantee must provide actual service and cost data to the CDE. Invoices or other documentation must provide sufficient detail to enable the grantee 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 Senate Bill 70, Chapter 7, Statutes of 2011
Source / Type State / Grant
State Fiscal Year 2010-11
SACS Resource / Revenue Codes 6500 / 8590
Total Available $4,183,000
Recipient Amount varies
Match Requirement No
Allocation Formula Unavailable

Important Dates

Date Application Available Unavailable
Due Date Unavailable
Expected Notification Date May 25, 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: May 23, 2011

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