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Care Solace Raises $4 Million In Non-Dilutive Growth Funding From Lighter Capital

Updated: Apr 24

Care Solace calms the chaos of mental health care by lifting the burden of mental health care coordination for school systems through its scalable and virtual technology platform.

The Encinitas-based startup has secured $4 million in non-dilutive funding to expand headcount in sales and marketing so it can drive growth, and to build out new features and product enhancements with additional engineering investments.

Care Solace provides a platform to guide the transition to mental health services by coordinating care across all school and community members. It ensures communities can access reliable, ethical, and high quality mental health care services – no matter the circumstances.

Care Solace currently serves 4.5 million students, 150,000 school staff members, 15 million parents and families, and partners with over 600 school systems. Care Solace leaders look forward to growing its mental health awareness and connection services to even more schools across the nation.

“Care Solace is an incredible example of how technology can be used to impact lives. I'm honored and excited to be working with Chad and his team in support of their mission to improve access to mental health services in K-12 environments.”

Jody Page, Investment Director, Lighter Capital

About Care Solace

Care Solace is on a mission to calm the chaos of mental health care. Care Solace partners with school systems to ensure students, staff and their families can quickly connect with mental health care providers and substance use treatment programs matched to their needs. Care Solace's coordination experts help with every step of the process and are available 24/7 in any language. Care Solace also offers a web-based care navigation system that enables the fast, easy and confidential connection to qualified community-based providers.

Visit to find out how Care Solace can partner with your school community to expand your systems of support and provide equitable access to mental health care.


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