When: Monday, January 26, 2015
Time: 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Where: Chicago Department of Public Health, Depaul Center
333 S. State Street, 2nd floor Board Room.
The objectives of the BOARD are to: (1) Work toward the establishment and maintenance of community-based mental health centers throughout the City of Chicago; (2) Independently and/or in cooperation with others take all the necessary action to see that such community mental health centers are located, staffed, and equipped, so as to provide, maximum service to all people within the City of Chicago who may need mental health services; (3) On its own initiative or at the request of others, consult with and make recommendations to the responsible officers in the Division of Mental Health, Department of Public Health, the Board of Health, the City of Chicago, the Health Systems Agency, and the State of Illinois, or any interested federal department or agency at any and all levels of authority and/or responsibility; (4) To provide an arena for communication and cooperation among the local boards to maintain, by coordinated action, a maximum level of mental health services in the community; (5) To enhance communication between the local communities and the staff of the Division to promote maximum fulfillment of identified needs; (6) As a exempt organization the BOARD will pursue fund raising grant opportunities, i.e. activities, grants, donations, so as to enhance the programs and services of the Division.
Source: Section 4. CMHBC Bylaws