Synopsis As Introduced Creates the Consumer Alternatives Program Act. Directs the Department of Human Services to implement the Consumer Alternatives Program to prevent or avoid the unnecessary institutionalization of individuals with mental or substance use disorders or a co-occurring disorder of mental illness and substance abuse, and to provide cost effective, community residential settings and supports that enable these individuals to live successfully in the community. Requires implementation of the Program during fiscal year 2011. Contains provisions concerning the funding and establishment of community-based services and community-based integrated residential settings; training programs on community-based alternatives for institutional discharge staff; and outreach activities. Provides that participants in the program may receive certain services including a comprehensive evaluation and diagnosis assessment; family or individual support services; case coordination services; and vocational training. Prohibits discrimination in employment based on an individual's mental or substance abuse disorder. Requires the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity to assist the Department of Human Services in developing housing assistance programs aimed at promoting and assisting individuals in their transition from institution-living to community-based residency. Effective July 1, 2010.