Community Care Expansion (CCE) News & Updates

State Set Aside Funding Criteria for CCE Applicants

The California Department of Social Services (CDSS) has received overwhelming interest in Community Care Expansion (CCE) Capital Expansion funding with 374 applicants requesting $3.8 billion in funding. CDSS and its third-party administrator, HORNE, are continuing to review and award projects on a rolling basis for the CCE Regional and Tribal Allocations – check the Data Dashboard for the most up…

CCE Program Portal Update

The Community Care Expansion (CCE) Program portal is scheduled to open for applicants during the week of September 18, 2023. Please check back for more information.

Community Care Expansion Program Update – Preservation Grant Update April 20, 2023

The California Department of Social Services (CDSS) is pleased to announce $52.3 million in additional Community Care Expansion (CCE) Preservation Program awards to California counties. These funds support ongoing operations and preservation of existing licensed facilities serving residents on Supplemental Security Income/ State Supplementary Program (SSI/SSP) or Cash Assistance Program for Immigrants (CAPI), including those experiencing or at risk of…

Community Care Expansion Program – February News Release

The California Department of Social Services (CDSS) announced that 12 organizations funding 14 projects were awarded a total of $106.5 million in grants to create more residential care options for seniors and adults with disabilities, including people at risk of or experiencing homelessness. A total of 504 beds or units will be created with these funds. This new investment follows…

Community Care Expansion Program – Preservation Grant Update October 5, 2022

The California Department of Social Services (CDSS) is pleased to announce that award letters have been issued for over $186 million in funds for the Community Care Expansion (CCE) Preservation program, with funds awarded to 34 participating counties. The CCE Preservation funds will be used by participating counties to preserve existing licensed residential adult and senior care facilities currently serving…

Community Care Expansion Program – August News Release

The California Department of Social Services (CDSS) today announced that five organizations were awarded a total of $47 million in grants to create more residential care options for seniors and adults with disabilities, including people at risk of or experiencing homelessness. These are the first grants awarded through the new Community Care Expansion (CCE) – Capital Expansion Grant Program, which…

Community Care Expansion Program – Capital Expansion Grant Outreach

The California Department of Social Services (CDSS) is in the process of reviewing applications received to date for its Community Care Expansion (CCE) program Capital Expansion funds. Together with Advocates for Human Potential, Inc. (AHP), the CCE third-party administrator, CDSS looks forward to beginning the awards process soon.   $570 million was made available through the CCE Capital Expansion Grants Program. As…

Community Care Expansion Program – Capital Expansion Grant Update

California is making significant investments in supporting seniors and adults with disabilities to live safely in the community. Earlier this year, the California Department of Social Services announced $805 million available through its Community Care Expansion Program to fund the acquisition, construction and rehabilitation of residential adult and senior care settings that serve applicants and recipients of SSI/SSP and CAPI, including people…

BHCIP and CCE Program Update Released

A program update of the Behavioral Health Continuum Infrastructure Program (BHCIP) and Community Care Expansion (CCE) Program was published on 1/05/22 to provide supplemental information on the upcoming release of the joint Request for Applications (RFA) for BHCIP Round 3: Launch Ready and CCE program capital expansion projects.

Newsom Administration and California Assembly Create the Community Care Expansion (CCE) Program

Established as part of Governor Gavin Newsom’s 2021-22 budget and through California Assembly Bill (AB) 172 (Chapter 20, Statutes of 2021), the Community Care Expansion (CCE) program will provide $805 million in infrastructure funding for the acquisition, construction, and rehabilitation to preserve and expand adult and senior care facilities that serve Social Security Income (SSI) applicants and recipients, including those who…