New Funding Opportunity from the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA)

Crossposted from the King County Department of Community and Human Services

The King County Department of Community and Human Services is now accepting applications to fund organizations to provide behavioral health services in King County. This program will provide behavioral health services to youth and communities disproportionately impacted by the COVID-19 public health emergency within King County District 6 (includes Bellevue, Redmond, Kirkland, and Mercer Island). Funding is provided by the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) and subject to federal restrictions and reporting requirements. 

With the additional capacity these funds afford, service providers will aim to:

  • Expand access to behavioral health services and programs for the focus populations
  • Provide resources for people experiencing behavioral health crises.

Available funding: Up to $400,000 of American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds

Investment period: June 1, 2022 – December 31, 2022 (subject to change)

Questions: Contact Emily Mirra at

Applications due: April 22, 2022 by 5pm Pacific Time via e-mail to

Application materials can be found on the Contracting with DCHS – King County website under Open Funding Opportunities.

Virtual Bidders Conference

A virtual information session to discuss questions related to this funding opportunity will be held:

March 30, 2022, 10 – 11am

Join by Zoom:
Meeting ID: 883 4602 6447
Passcode: 254636
Join by phone:
+1 253 215 8782 The bidders conference will be recorded and posted to the Contracting with DCHS – King County website.

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