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Provider Directory

The Alameda County Department of Behavioral Health Care provides alcohol and other drugs and mental health services for Alameda County.  Some services are provided directly by county staff, and other services are provided through contract with community-based organizations.  This resource directory lists services provided by alcohol and other drugs and the mental health service systems.  Programs may very from description.  Check with specific providers for additional information on specific services provided by their agency.

Publication


Drug Medi-Cal Organized Delivery System – DMC-ODS

Drug Medi-Cal 1115 Waiver Standard Terms and Conditions:
California's Drug Medi-Cal Organized Delivery System (DMC-ODS) 1115 demonstration waiver provides a continuum of care modeled after the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) Criteria for substance use disorder treatment services. The waiver amendment will make improvements to the Drug Medi-Cal (DMC) service delivery system, more local control and accountability in selection of high quality providers, improved local coordination of case management services, implementation of evidenced based practices in substance abuse treatment, and coordination with other systems of care including physical health. For detail information, including Standard Terms and Conditions (STCs) for DMC-ODS California Bridge to Health Reform System Waiver click here (Please refer to pages 89-119 and 265-282 for the DMC-ODS system).

Alameda County Proposed Implementation Plan for the Drug Medi-Cal 1115 Waiver:
The first step for a county to obtain approval for opting into the Drug Medi-Cal 1115 Waiver is to submit a proposed Implementation Plan, using the template of questions provided by the California Department of Health Care Services. Alameda County submitted its proposed Implementation Plan on July 29th, 2016. To review it, click here.


Housing Services Office

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Mental Health

AB1424 Assembly Bill 1424

This was signed by the Governor and chaptered into law.  This law modifies the LPS Act (Lanterman, Petris, Short Act), which governs involuntary treatment for people with mental illness in California.

Legislation, Form, Flowchart

Guide to MediCal Mental Health Services

There are two (2) sections.  The first section is about how to get help from Alameda County MHP.  The second section is from the State of California and it provides general information about specialty mental health services.

English, Chinese, Farsi, Spanish, Vietnamese

Mental Health Services Act  (MHSA)

Complete listing is available on the MHSA Document Center page in this website.


Procurement

ACBH is pleased to announce the following contract award for RFP #18-06 Interfaith and Spirituality Based Stigma Reduction for African Americans

Please click the links below to review the documents related to this RFP:

ACBH is pleased to announce the following contract award for RFP 18-08 CalWORKs Mental Health Services

Please click the links below to review the documents related to this RFP:

ACBH is pleased to announce the release of RFP #19-10 Faith and Spirituality-Based Mental Illness Stigma Reduction Services for Africans and African Americans.

It is the intent of these specifications, terms, and conditions for Alameda County to seek proposals for the design and delivery of Stigma and
Discrimination Reduction services. The priority population for services includes African and African American faith-based and spiritual/ healing community members in East and South Alameda County, Hayward, and parts of Oakland.

Please click the links below to review the documents related to this RFP:

ACBH is pleased to announce the release of Request for Proposal (RFP) #19-09: Serious Mental Illness Reentry Treatment Team.
It is the intent of these specifications, terms, and conditions for Alameda County Behavioral Health Care Services to seek proposals to provide treatment and case management reentry services to criminal justice-involved adults with SMI who are eligible for Assembly Bill (AB) 109 funded services.

Please click the links below to review the documents related to this RFP:

ACBH is pleased to announce the release of RFP #19-08 Santa Rita Jail: Substance Use Disorder Treatment Pilot.
It is the intent of these specifications, terms, and conditions for ACBH to seek proposals to provide Substance Use Disorder treatment services at Santa Rita Jail to adults projected to be in jail for at least 45 days.

Please click the links below to review the documents related to this RFP:

ACBH is pleased to announce the release of the RFPQ 19-07: Housing Support Program (HSP).
It is the intent of these specifications, terms, and conditions for ACBH to establish a pool of Services as
Needed contracts with eligible licensed adult residential facilities (ARF) or residential care facilities for the elderly (RCFE)
operators to provide Housing Support Program services to adults, ages 18 and over, living with a Serious Mental Illness in
Alameda County.

Please click the links below to review the documents related to this RFPQ:

ACBH is pleased to announce the Request for Pre-Qualification (RFPQ) for #19-06 Eating Disorder Treatment Services.
The intent of this Request for Pre-Qualification (RFPQ) is to identify qualified bidders interested in providing eating disorder (ED) treatment services through a Pool of Contractors. Alameda County Behavioral Health Care Services (hereafter referred to as ACBH or County) will identify and refer clients as having eating disorders and not successfully managing their symptoms through outpatient treatment with existing ACBH outpatient providers, or needing a higher level of care outside of ACBH.

Please click the links below to review the documents related to this RFPQ:

ACBH is pleased to announce the release of Request for Proposal (RFP) #19-05 School-Based Behavioral Health (SBBH) Services.
It is the intent of these specifications, terms, and conditions for Alameda County Behavioral Health Care Services to seek proposals to provide School-Based Behavioral Health services to students with Medi-Cal, who meet medical necessity, and have been referred for mental health interventions. These students must attend either East Oakland Pride Elementary school or ASCEND charter school. Both schools are located in Oakland.

Please click the links below to review the documents related to this RFP:

Strategic initiatives have shifted for the entire department and impacted this RFP. As a result, ACBH is cancelling RFP #19-04.

ACBH is pleased to announce the release of Request for Proposal (RFP) #19-03 Special Day Classes for Oakland Unified School District.
It is the intent of these specifications, terms, and conditions for Alameda County Behavioral Health Care Services (hereafter ACBH or County) to seek proposals for the provision of five Counseling Enriched Special Day Classes (CESDC) and ten Intensive-Counseling Enriched Special Day Classes (I-CESDC) to Oakland Unified School District (OUSD) school-age children and youth to address their mental, emotional, and behavioral health issues, and/or substance abuse issues that create a barrier to their effective learning.

Please click the links below to review the documents related to this RFP:

ACBH is pleased to announce the release of Request for Proposal (RFP) #19-02 Mild-to-Moderate Reentry Case Management Teams
It is the intent of these specifications, terms, and conditions for Alameda County Behavioral Health Care Services to seek proposals to provide behavioral health and other services to eligible transition age youth (TAY) and adults with mild to moderate mental health issues reentering the community from the criminal justice system.

Attached, please find the documents related to this RFP:

ACBH is cancelling RFP #19-01 and will be reissuing an RFP for the pilot program..

RFP 18-01 Substance Use Disorder Services Contract Awards

BHCS is pleased to announce the following contract awards for RFP 18-01 Substance Use Disorder Services.

RFP ID Service Geographic Area Awarded Contractor Board Letter and Minute Order
A-2 Adult Outpatient/IOP/Recovery services 94601: Fruitvale/ Jingletown La Familia Counseling Service Board Letter
Minute Order
A-3 Adult Outpatient/IOP/Recovery services 94621 and 94605: Lockwood/ Coliseum and Eastmont/ Millsmont/ Bancroft Bi-Bett Corporation Board Letter 7/24/18
Minute Order 7/24/18
Board Letter 8/7/18
Minute Order 8/7/18
A-4 Adult Outpatient/IOP/Recovery services 94607 and Berkeley: West Oakland/ Chinatown/ Old Oakland/ and Berkeley Options Recovery Services Board Letter
Minute Order
A-5 Adult Outpatient/IOP/Recovery services 94541 and 94544: Hayward Second Chance, Inc. (dba Hayward Recovery Center) Board Letter
Minute Order
A-6 Adult Outpatient/IOP/Recovery services 94603, 94578, and 94577: Southeast Oakland and San Leandro Options Recovery Services Board Letter
Minute Order
A-8 Adult Outpatient/IOP/Recovery services 94538, 94536, 94560: Fremont/ Irvington/ Cabrillo/ Newark Second Chance, Inc. (dba Hayward Recovery Center) Board Letter
Minute Order
Ad-1 Adolescent Outpatient/IOP/Recovery Services North County: Oakland La Familia Counseling Service Board Letter
Minute Order
P-1 Perinatal Outpatient North County: Oakland La Familia Counseling Service Board Letter
Minute Order
Adult Recovery Residence County Wide Second Chance, Inc. (dba Tony’s Place) Board Letter
Minute Order
Adult Recovery Residence County Wide Options Recovery Services Board Letter
Minute Order
Adult Recovery Residence County Wide Carnales Unidos Reformando Adictos Inc. Board Letter
Minute Order
Adult Residential County Wide Carnales Unidos Reformando Adictos Inc. Board Letter
Minute Order
Adult Residential County Wide The New Bridge Foundation, Inc. Board Letter
Minute Order
Perinatal Recovery Residence County Wide Options Recovery Services Board Letter
Minute Order
Perinatal Recovery Residence County Wide East Bay Community Recovery Project Board Letter
Minute Order

RFP 18-01 Substance Use Disorder Services Contracts augmented to provide services in the RFP
BHCS did not receive qualified bids for the services/geographic areas listed below. Existing contractors with experience in the service categories were asked to deliver those services under this RFP. These augmentations were approved by the Board of Supervisors on dates indicated.

RFP ID Service Geographic Area Awarded Contractor Board Letter and Minute Order
A-1 Adult Outpatient/IOP/Recovery services 94606 and 94501: San Antonio/ Clinton/ Highland and Alameda Alameda Health System Board Letter
Minute Order
A-9 Adult Outpatient/IOP/Recovery services 94551 and 94550: Livermore Horizon Services, Inc. Board Letter
Minute Order
Ad-2 Adult Outpatient/IOP/Recovery services Central/ East County: Hayward Horizon Services, Inc. Board Letter
Minute Order
Ad-3 Adult Outpatient/IOP/Recovery services South County: Fremont City of Fremont Board Letter
Minute Order
Adult Residential County Wide La Familia Counseling Service Board Letter
Minute Order
Adult Residential County Wide Bi-Bett Corporation Board Letter
Minute Order
Perinatal Residential County Wide Magnolia Women’s Recovery Programs, Inc. Board Letter
Minute Order

RFP 18-01 Substance Use Disorder Services – No Awarded Contract
BHCS did not receive qualified bids for the services/geographic areas listed below and is working to secure providers for these services.

RFP ID Service Geographic Area Awarded Contractor
A-7 Adult Outpatient/IOP/Recovery services 94587: Union City No Bids Received
P-2 Perinatal Outpatient Central/ East County: Hayward No Bids Received

  • Alameda County Behavioral Health (ACBH) is pleased to announce the release of RFP 18-09 Southeast Asian – Unserved and Underserved Ethnic and Language Populations (UELP) Prevention and Early Intervention (PEI) Services
    It is the intent of these specifications, terms, and conditions for Alameda County Behavioral Health Care Services (hereafter BHCS or County) to seek proposals for the provision of Prevention and Early Intervention outreach and education services, mental health consultation, and preventive counseling to families and individuals of all age groups in Southeast Asian communities. These services will be County-wide.
    Please click the links below to review the documents related to this RFP:

  • RFP 18-03 Training & TA on Accurate Diagnosis and Appropriate Medication Treatment and Healing Practices for African Americans
    BHCS did not receive qualified bids. Pathways to Wellness, an existing African American-led contracted provider for medication services, was asked to deliver the services under this RFP. This augmentation was approved by the Board of Supervisors on November 20, 2018
  • BHCS is pleased to announce the release of Request for Proposal (RFP) #18-08 CalWORKs Mental Health Program
    It is the intent of these specifications, terms, and conditions for Alameda County Behavioral Health Care Services to seek proposals to provide services designed to remove mental health barriers to employment for CalWORKs Welfare to Work recipients in Alameda County.
    Please click the links below to review the documents related to this RFP:

  • BHCS is pleased to announce the release of Request for Proposal (RFP) #18-06 Interfaith and Spirituality Based Stigma Reduction for African Americans.
    It is the intent of these specifications, terms, and conditions for Alameda County Behavioral Health Care Services (hereafter BHCS or County) to seek proposals for the design and delivery of Stigma and Discrimination Reduction services. The priority population for services are Alameda County African American faith-based and spiritual/healing community members of all ages.
    Please click the links below to review the documents related to this RFP:

  • BHCS is pleased to announce the release of Request for Proposal (RFP) #18-07 Therapeutic Foster Care Services
    It is the intent of these specifications, terms, and conditions for Alameda County Behavioral Health Care Services (hereafter BHCS or County) to seek proposals from Foster Family Agencies (FFAs) to provide, facilitate, and oversee Therapeutic Foster Care (TFC) services for the priority population: children and youth under the age of 21 placed in foster care by the Alameda County Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) or Alameda County Probation Department (ACPD), who meet medical necessity for specialist mental health services (SMHS), and are at risk of entering a higher level of care, or are stepping down from a higher level of care.
    Please click the links below to review the documents related to this RFP:

  • BHCS is pleased to announce the release of Request for Proposal (RFP) #R18-05 African American Reentry Mental Health Program – Closed
    RFP #18-05 is cancelled and re-released as RFP #R18-05 with modifications to the RFP.
    It is the intent of these specifications, terms, and conditions for Alameda County Behavioral Health Care Services (hereafter BHCS or County) to seek proposals for the provision of mental health services to African American adults with severe mental illness (SMI) who have been arrested or charged with a crime, released from jail or prison, on probation, and/or discharged from parole with release. Program services shall focus on the North and Central regions of the County.
    Please click the links below to review the documents related to this RFP:

  • BHCS is pleased to announce the release of Request for Proposal (RFP) #18-04 Empowerment/Healing Support Group for African Americans
    It is the intent of these specifications, terms, and conditions for Alameda County Behavioral Health Care Services (hereafter BHCS or County) to seek proposals for developing and implementing an Empowerment/Healing Support Group curriculum based on African values to support participants in using their voices and experiences to address their mental health needs. This RFP is specifically designed to support Alameda County African American residents of all ages. Consumers, family members, and caregivers are the target audience of the curriculum and trainings.
    Please click the links below to review the documents related to this RFP:

  • RFP #18-04 Empowerment/Healing Support Groups for African Americans
    ACBH is pleased to announce the following contract award for RFP 18-04 Empowerment/Healing Support Groups for African Americans to Community Initiatives.


Request for Proposal (RFP)