Here is 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 a system of supports and services for Champaign County, Illinois residents, the Boards also support: 211 information and referral through PATH; program evaluation support by researchers at UIUC; 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 an annual 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. How to place a FOIA request can be found on the County's general webpage linked here. In addition to materials posted 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 Funding Availability – Champaign County Mental Health Board (CCMHB)/ Champaign County Board for Care and Treatment of Persons with a Developmental Disability (CCDDB) - The two funding sources utilize an online system for submission of funding requests for the contract year beginning July 1, 2021 and ending June 30, 2022. 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, the web-based system will be available for registration and application from January 4, 2021 at 8:00 AM to February 12, 2021 at 4:30 PM, with no consideration of late applications. Final allocation decisions will be made prior to July 1, 2021. For more information, accessible documents, or technical assistance regarding the web-based application system contact email@example.com or visit our website at www.ccmhbddbrds.org.
To slow the spread of COVID-19, CCMHB/CCDDB members and staff have made the following adjustments but remain committed to the mission of supporting systems of services for Champaign County residents who have MI, SUD, or I/DD:
- Staff are present in the physical offices on a limited basis but can be reached by email:
Lynn Canfield, Executive Director, at firstname.lastname@example.org;
Stephanie Howard-Gallo, Operations and Compliance Coordinator, at email@example.com;
Mark Driscoll, Associate Director for MI/SUD, at firstname.lastname@example.org;
Shandra Summerville, Cultural and Linguistic Competence Coordinator, at email@example.com;
Kim Bowdry, Associate Director for I/DD, at firstname.lastname@example.org; and
Chris Wilson, Financial Manager, at email@example.com.
The regular CCDDB meeting which had been scheduled tentatively for December 16 at 9AM is CANCELLED.
The CCDDB will hold its next regular meeting on January 20, 2021 at 9AM. Join Zoom Meeting at Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81559124557 (and Lyle Shields Room at Brookens). Meeting ID: 815 5912 4557. One tap mobile: +13126266799,,81559124557# US (Chicago) or +16465588656,,81559124557# US (New York).
The CCMHB will hold a study session on December 16 at 5:45PM and a regular meeting on January 20, 2021 at 5:45PM. Join Zoom Meeting at Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81393675682 (Lyle Shields Room at Brookens). 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.