BOSTON — The communities of Quincy and Rockland were recently named among a list of recipient school districts that will receive funding through the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education’s FY22 social, emotional, and behavioral health supports grant program.
The grant program is intended to support Massachusetts public school districts and communities in adapting, expanding, or strengthening multi-tiered systems of support to respond to the social-emotional and behavioral health needs of students, families, and educations, as well as build strong partnerships with community-based mental health agencies and providers.
Quincy will be receiving a total $150,000 in funding reserved for development of multi-tiered systems of social-emotional & mental health programs, as well as well-being support initiatives.
Funding for Rockland Public Schools will be allocated to two specific categories. A total of $149,975 will also be reserved for development of multi-tiered systems of social-emotional & mental health programs, as well as well-being support initiatives in Rockland schools. An additional $99,735 has been allocated for community-based coordination and access to service costs.
Learn more about the grant program here.