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February 13, 2024

Shapiro Administration Releases Report, Recommendations to Improve Coordination of Care, Services for Children and Young Adults with Complex Needs     

2.12.2024 Harrisburg, PA – The Pennsylvania Department of Human Services (DHS) today released recommendations from its Blueprint Workgroup, an interdisciplinary group comprised of representation from state and local governments, health care, education, ...

February 13, 2024

Philadelphia DHS RFP: Resource Parent Support Team

DHS is extending this RFP to seek a qualified provider or organization to establish a Resource Parent Support Team. Resource parents need support, to understand the unique challenges faced when ...

February 7, 2024

PCCYFS Legislative Update

January 26, 2024 Prepare for an early spring! Pennsylvania’s famous prognosticator, Punxsutawney Phil, did not see his shadow! While we won’t endure six more weeks of winter, we will endure ...

February 7, 2024

Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency Funding Opportunity

The following Grant Opportunities are now open in PCCD's Egrants System: Funding Announcement Title: Endowment Act - Direct Victim Service OrganizationPlan Year:2023Release Date:1/29/2024Due Date:3/22/2024Concept Papers Required:NoCompetitive/Noncompetitive:CompetitiveAmount Announced:$1,50... This content is for ...

February 6, 2024

Philadelphia DHS RFP: Community Umbrella Agency

The Department of Human Services seeks to contract with one community-based organization, collaboration, or affiliation of agencies for the Philadelphia geographic area of Germantown defined by the boundaries of the ...

February 2, 2024

Changes to Eligibility Requirements for Certified Peer Specialist

The Office of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services (OMHSAS) successfully worked with The Centers for Meidcare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to revise the State Medicaid Plan regarding the qualifications ...

February 1, 2024

New Member-Only Webinar: Understanding How your Nonprofit Should Respond in a Crisis

On January 25, 2024, PCCYFS held a member-only webinar on 'Understanding How your Nonprofit Should Respond in a Crisis' with its partners, the Nonprofit Insurance Alliance. A recording of the ...

January 31, 2024

Behavioral Health Updates

Managed Care Organizations Updates as of 1.31.2024

January 30, 2024

Philadelphia DHS RFP: Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children (CSEC) Community Homes

The Philadelphia Department of Human Services (DHS) is seeking a qualified provider or providers to establish Community Homes staffed by community homes resource parents (CHRPs) and associated supportive services for ...

January 29, 2024

Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services (CMS) Announces $50 Million in Grants to Deliver Critical School-Based Health Services to Children

On 1/24/24, the United States Department of Health and Human (DHS) through CMS announced $50 million in grants to link children to services such as mental health supports at school. ...