The CCRB Program Services Funding Cycle

  • The CCRB’s 12-month funding cycle begins January 1 and ends on December 31.
  • The CCRB operates on a fee-for-service reimbursement model, which differs from foundation grants.

Applicants for Funding must:

  1. Be registered in the State of Missouri as a not-for-profit or governmental agency and classified as being in good standing.
  2. Submit the agency’s most recent annual independent financial audit.
  3. Receive at least 50% of funds from sources other than funds distributed the Community Children’s Services Fund. These other sources may be public or private, but no more than one-half (1/2) of these other sources may include contributions of goods or services, including materials, commodities, transportation, office space or other types of facilities or personal services.
  4. Provide a program that impacts children’s mental health, outpatient children’s substance abuse treatment, and/or the prevention of child abuse and neglect services. See application for service categories.
  5. Provide three clinical goals that describe the measurable change in the client that will occur as a result of the program.
  6. Require annual background checks for all employees and volunteers, including child abuse and neglect screenings.
  7. Require employment and services be provided regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability/handicap condition, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, veterans’ status, political affiliation, or other non-merit factors.
  8. Require persons employed by or volunteering services to the agency to maintain the confidentiality of any information that would identify individuals served by the agency.
  9. Require that services be provided by the agency regardless of race, religion, national origin, sex, gender, or age.

The CCRB funds services in 10 categories, as mandated by our State Statute.

  • Crisis Intervention- In response to acute mental health crises, these services focus on rapidly restoring a child’s baseline functioning.
  • Home And Community-Based Intervention- Services allow children and youth to access behavioral health interventions in their homes and communities.
  • Individual, Group, and Family Counseling- Supportive services promote the wellbeing of children and families with psychological evaluations, mental health screenings, and therapy.
  • Outpatient Psychiatric- Children receive comprehensive mental health care services from evaluation and diagnosis to treatment and medication management.
  • Outpatient Substance Use Treatment- Youth and families receive therapeutic services including assessments, early intervention, educational, counseling, therapy, and aftercare.
  • Prevention- Kids develop coping skills, strengthen relationships, and increase community engagement to decrease their risk of substance use and mental health issues.
  • Respite Care- Families with kids get access to temporary emergency shelter during crises or periods of stress to safely preserve the family unit.
  • Services To Teen Parents- Young parents develop positive parenting skills, receive counseling and behavioral health, and get resources and referrals for more support.
  • Temporary Shelter- Youth and kids experiencing abuse, neglect, homelessness, or other housing barriers can live in a safe, stable environment for up to 30 days.
  • Transitional Living- Counseling and supportive services are an integral part of programs that help youth transition from homelessness to safe living arrangements.

What to expect as a CCRB Agency Partner