Commerce Awards Over $12 Million to Add Facilities for Behavioral Health Care Statewide

January 09, 2020

OLYMPIA, WA – The Washington State Department of Commerce today announced $12.4 million in grants to 10 successful applicants from across Washington to serve people with a wide variety of behavioral health issues. The funds will help create 150 additional beds, including local community alternative places to stay for people leaving Eastern and Western State Hospitals.

“These investments strengthen communities by increasing opportunities for patients with behavioral health and substance abuse challenges to be successful in their treatment by staying closer to their families, friends and support systems,” said Commerce Director Lisa Brown.

The grant recipients are:

Community Providers for Children and Minor Youth

  • Navos – Burien – $1.075 million – 12 beds
  • Excelsior – Spokane – $407,000 – 8 beds
  • Cascade Community Healthcare – Morton – $18,360 – outpatient services
  • Behavioral Health Resources – Olympia – $498,963 – outpatient services

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