Ordinance 507-2013 authorized a 1/10th of 1 percent sales-and-use tax to designated to fund mental health, substance abuse and therapeutic court programs and services. A Community Advisory Committee was also formed to review applications for these funds and make recommendations to the Board of County Commissioners.
One from the Salish Behavioral Health Organization Advisory BoardOne from the Commission on Children and YouthOne from the Area Agency on AgingOne from Law and JusticeOne from EducationSix At-Large representing a broad spectrum of diverse community members whose background and expertise enhance the function and effectiveness of the Advisory Committee in fulfilling its responsibilities.
Each year, the Community Advisory Committee reviews applications submitted from service providers who help prevent and reduce the impacts of disabling chemical dependency and mental illness by creating and investing in effective, data-driven programs for a continuum of recovery-oriented systems of care. Applications are submited by local agencies and organizatinos through a request for proposal process.
The work of the committee is guided by a six-year strategic plan developed in coordatintion with service providers and other subject-matter experts using data to identify needs and gaps in services. The Board of County Commissioners approves the strategic plan.
> Strategic Goals
Resolution establishing advisory committee
Helen Havens - 2024 Vice Chair
Salish Behavioral Health Organization
Commission on Children and Youth
Law and Justice
Charmaine Scott - 2024 Chair
Area Agency on Aging
Meeting Time 3rd Tuesday in designated months5:00 - 7:00 p.m.
** Currently meeting both virtually and in-person. Link to join meeting included on agenda, posted below.**
507 Austin Avenue
Public Works/Human Services Building
Port Orchard, WA 98366
(Door is locked but the conference room is to the right of the door and staff will see you and let you in)
2024 Meeting Schedule
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January 16 **ZOOM ONLY**
February - No Business Meeting
March 2 - CAC Business Retreat
April - No Business Meeting
May 21 - In-Person and Zoom
June - No Business Meeting
July 16 - CAC Training
August - CAC Review of Applications
September - CAC - Q and A
October - CAC Executive Sessions
October 9 via Zoom 7 - 7:30 p.m.
November - No Business Meeting
December - No Business Meeting
2023 Agenda Packets
2022 Agenda Packets
Hannah Shockley, Program Planner Human Services360email@example.com
Sonya Miles, Deputy DirectorHuman Services360firstname.lastname@example.org
Doug Washburn, DirectorHuman Services360-337-4526 email@example.comFax: 360-337-5721