This program aims to address the shortage of behavioral health providers practicing in community-based settings by offering partial repayment of student loan obligations for providers who commit to four years of service at a community mental health center (CMHC; inclusive of community-based mental health centers, substance use programs, and psychiatric day treatment programs) or Emergency Service Program (ESP) providers participating in MassHealth payment reform, or a Community Service Agency (CSA) or a Community Partner (CP) or their Affiliated Partner or Consortium Entity as well as organizations contracted with an ACO that provide In-Home Therapy (IHT). Quarterly learning days will also be offered to enhance the commitment of participating providers to community-based careers.
Applications for Student Loan Repayment Program & Behavioral Health Workforce Development Program were due April 17, 2018 by 5pm.
Application materials below:
- Information for Applicants
- Fact Sheet
- Flow Chart
- Eligible Organizations Document
- Behavioral Health Worforce Development Program Application Materials: