The CARE Act is based on evidence which demonstrates that many people can stabilize, begin healing, and exit homelessness in less restrictive, community-based care settings. In order to achieve these results, the CARE Court will place individuals on a court-ordered CARE plan for up to 12-months, with the possibility of 12-month extension.
The Department of Health Care Services has contracted with Health Management Associates (HMA) to provide training and technical assistance and data collection and reporting support for the Community Assistance, Recovery, and Empowerment (CARE) Act. HMA provides training and technical assistance to the following:
HMA offers training and open forum discussions on prioritized topics monthly. In addition to the training and open-forum webinar schedule, HMA provides specific technical assistance to Cohort 1 counties that is responsive to each county’s needs. Trainings are primarily virtual (live and recorded), with focused technical assistance that is tailored to specific needs and requests. HMA is also partnering with other local subject matter experts to inform training and technical assistance.