Mental Health / Developmental Programs Advisory

Meetings

  • 4:30 pm
  • Meets 4 to 6 times a year
  • 600 Louis Drive
    Suite 101
    Warminster, PA 18974

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

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Members

The board is to consist of at least 13 members of the community with representation drawn from at least six different categories. Members serve three-year terms.

About the Board

The Mental Health/Developmental Programs (MH/DP) Advisory Board is mandated by Article III Section 302 of the MH/MR Act of 1966. The board shall have the power and its duty is (as per Article III, Section 303 of the MH/MR Act of 1966):

  • To develop, together with the administrator, annual plans for the mental health and developmental programs required by Sections 301 and 509.
  • To make recommendations to the local authorities regarding the program and any other matters relating to mental health and developmental program services in the county, including purchase of service contracts and the extent of funds required to implement the program.
  • To recommend to local authorities not less than two persons for the position of administrator.
  • To review and evaluate the county's mental health and developmental program needs, services, facilities, and special problems in relation to the local health and welfare needs, services, and programs.
  • To review performance under the mental health and developmental programs and to recommend a system of program evaluation.