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Resources to Support CARE Act Implementation

CARE Act Eligibility Criteria Fact Sheet

The CARE Act authorizes specified adult persons to petition a civil court to create a voluntary CARE agreement or a court ordered CARE plan that may include treatment, housing resources, and other services for persons with untreated schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders. This two page document provides an overview of eligibility criteria, CARE-eligible diagnoses, and additional information. The document is available on the Judicial Council website on the Adult Civil Mental Health Page in English, Chinese, Korean, Spanish, and Vietnamese, and linked below:

  • CARE Act Basics
  • CARE Act Process
  • Eligibility Criteria