The Maryland Department of Health (MDH) and Behavioral Health Administration (BHA) have issued an RFP for a Critical Time Intervention Initiative. This RFP seeks local jurisdictions through a Core Service Agencies (CSAs) or Local Behavioral Health Authority (LBHAs) interested in developing a CTI team.

Proposals must be submitted to Mid Shore Behavioral Health by August 2, 2021 at 5:00 p.m.






Critical Time Intervention (CTI) is a time-limited evidence-based practice that mobilizes support for the most vulnerable individuals (e.g., individuals experiencing homelessness, individuals with a diagnosis of serious mental illness, substance use disorder, or co-occurring serious mental health and substance use disorder) during periods of transition. Transitions include:

  • Homelessness to Permanent Supportive Housing

  • Hospital to Community

  • Residential Rehabilitation Programs (RRP) to Permanent Supportive Housing

  • Jail/Prisons to Permanent Supportive Housing

  •  Residential Substance Use Disorders (SUD) Treatment Services to Permanent Supportive Housing

  • Nursing Home to Community

Learn more about CTI.

Proposals are due to MSBH's Executive Director, Katie Dilley, by August 2, 2021 to provide time for the CSA review prior to formal submission on by August 13, 2021 at 5 p.m. Questions can be directed to Priya Arokiaswamy with the Behavioral Health Administration.