A signed Ordinance 507-2013 authorized a sales tax and use tax to provide for delivery of mental health, substance abuse and therapeutic court programs and services, providing for administration of the tax and adopting a new chapter of Kitsap County Code for implementation. Learn more about the program here.
The Mental Health, Chemical Dependency & Therapeutic Drug Court Community Advisory Committee was formed to:
> 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.
> Advise the Board of Commissioners on systemic mental health, substance abuse and therapeutic court issues.
> Review strategic plans which identify regional needs and guide near-term actions to address such needs.
> Assess proposals for targeted funding to address the needs outlined in the strategic plans.
> Develop and measure specific performance measures to ensure funding is meeting proposed goals and those of Kitsap's strategic plans.
> Ensure the implementation and evaluation of the strategies and programs funded by the Treatment Sales Tax are transparent, accountable and collaborative.
> Strategic Goals
> Resolution establishing advisory committee
Salish Behavioral Health Organization
Commission on Children and Youth
Law and Justice
Area Agency on Aging
The Community Advisory Committee will be comprised of 11 members appointed by the County Commissioners to three-year terms:
One (1) from the Salish Behavioral Health Organization Advisory BoardOne (1) from the Commission on Children and YouthOne (1) from the Area Agency on AgingOne (1) from Law and JusticeOne (1) from EducationSix (6) 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.
Meeting Time 3rd Tuesday of every month at 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Location** Currently meeting both virtually and in-person. Link to join meeting included on agenda, posted below.**
KC Administration BuildingPort Blakley conference room619 Division StreetPort Orchard WA 98366
2023 Meeting Schedule
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January 17February 21 March 21
April 18May 16JuneJulyAugustSeptemberOctoberNovemberDecember
2022 Agenda Packets
2021 Agenda Packets
Hannah Shockley, Program Planner Human Services360firstname.lastname@example.org
Sonya Miles, Deputy DirectorHuman Services360email@example.com
Doug Washburn, DirectorHuman Services360-337-4526 firstname.lastname@example.orgFax: 360-337-5721