Follow the link for information on programs currently funded by the boards.
The basis for the CCDDB's mission and policies is the Community Care for Persons with Developmental Disabilities Act, 50 Illinois Compiled Statutes 835. The basis for the CCMHB's mission and policies is the Community Mental Health Act, 405 Illinois Compiled Statutes 20. To promote supports and services for residents of Champaign County, Illinois, the Boards also fund: 211 information and referral through PATH; program evaluation support and related workshops; monthly learning opportunities for service providers and interested parties; Cultural and Linguistic Competence training; Mental Health First Aid training; anti-stigma awareness and support for artists with lived experience or a disability; and a disABILITY Resource Expo.
The Champaign County, Illinois website contains information on CCMHB and CCDDB meeting agendas, minutes, audio recordings, board members, personnel, budgets, announcements, and other business. The process for making a FOIA request is described on County's general webpage linked here. In addition to materials on the Champaign County site, a number of Downloadable Files, including policy and priorities documents, are available at the bottom of this page.
Notification of Bid Process: The Champaign County Developmental Disabilities Board and the Champaign County Mental Health Board are seeking bid proposals from academic research teams to continue or expand the “Evaluation Capacity Building” project. For details, see RFP2022-010 at www.co.champaign.il.us/bids
The proposal should identify researchers’ qualifications and experience, the plan to support agencies funded by the Boards in the measurement and reporting of outcomes, and annual costs and timeline associated with implementing the project. The Boards will select the proposal which offers the best value and will negotiate a two-year contract with renewal option. The Boards reserve the right to reject any and all proposals. Proposals are due to the CCDDB/CCMHB Executive Director by no later than Noon on Wednesday, December 21, 2022. Email email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org.
Post- and Pre- Notification of Funding Availability – Champaign County Mental Health Board (CCMHB)/ Champaign County Board for Care and Treatment of Persons with a Developmental Disability (CCDDB) - The funding sources utilize an online system for submission of funding requests for a contract year beginning July 1 and ending June 30. Applicants register on the site prior to requesting funding, and if awarded a contract, successful applicants will submit required reports on this system. Per an approved, publicly available allocation timeline, this web-based system is available for registration and application from early January to early February, with no consideration of late applications. Applications for the contract year starting July 1, 2022 were due by February 11, 2022. For more information, accessible documents, or technical assistance regarding the web-based application system contact email@example.com.
- Staff are most easily reached by email, if not in the physical offices at Brookens Administrative Building, Suite 201, 1776 East Washington Street, Urbana, IL 61802:
Lynn Canfield, Executive Director, at firstname.lastname@example.org;
Stephanie Howard-Gallo, Operations and Compliance Coordinator, at email@example.com;
Shandra Summerville, Cultural and Linguistic Competence Coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org;
Kim Bowdry, Associate Director for I/DD, at email@example.com;
Chris Wilson, Financial Manager, at firstname.lastname@example.org; and
Leon Bryson, Associate Director for MH/SUD, at email@example.com.
- Meetings are in the Shields-Carter Room at Brookens Administrative Building, 1776 East Washington Street, Urbana, IL 61802 or held remotely when remote meetings are allowed by law as a result of public health concern:
The CCDDB will hold its next regular meeting on October 19, 2022 at 9AM. The meeting will be held remotely on zoom with required representation at the Shields Carter Room in Brookens Administrative Building. Please participate through this link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81559124557 Meeting ID: 815 5912 4557. One tap mobile: +13126266799,,81559124557# US (Chicago) or +16465588656,,81559124557# US (New York).
The CCMHB will hold its next regular meeting on October 19, 2022 at 5:45PM. The meeting will be held remotely on zoom with required representation at the Shields Carter Room in Brookens Administrative Building. Pleaser participate through this link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81393675682 Meeting ID: 813 9367 5682. One tap mobile: +13126266799,,81393675682# US (Chicago) or +13017158592,,81393675682# US (Washington D.C.)
The CCDDB and CCMHB will hold a joint study session on October 26, 2022 at 5:45PM. The meeting will be held remotely on zoom with required representation at the Shields Carter Room in Brookens Administrative Building. Pleaser participate through this link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81393675682 Meeting ID: 813 9367 5682. One tap mobile: +13126266799,,81393675682# US (Chicago) or +13017158592,,81393675682# US (Washington D.C.)
Please check the Champaign County website for agendas, board packet materials, and further information on how to view, join, and participate.