708 Board Members
Dan Hough - President
Kenny Ryker - Vice President
Maria Clark - Secretary
Earlene Robinson - County Board Liason /Treasurer
Timeline for 2021-2022 Funding
- Application available - May 1, 2021
- Last day to submit an application - June 30, 2021
- Review applications at August meeting
- Review with applicants at September meeting
- Award funding October
- Expected first 708 payment - Dec 2021
The Community Mental Health Act [Ill. Rev., Ch. 91-1/2m, pars. 300.1 et seq.] (the Act) provides that a Community Mental Health Board, a unit of local government, will plan, fund, coordinate, and evaluate public services and facilities for the treatment of persons with mental illness, developmental disabilities, and substance abuse problems in its geographic area. The Montgomery County Mental Health Board (the 708 Board) makes rules and regulations to administer services and facilities that it directs, supervises, or funds consistent with the provisions of the Act.
The Board is committed to being a responsible trustee of Montgomery County’s mental health tax.
To provide leadership and funding to ensure the availability of community based mental health services for the residents of Montgomery County who are affected by developmental disabilities, mental illness, or substance use disorders.
SERVICE AREA OF THE BOARD
The service area of the Board, in accordance with the Act, shall be Montgomery County, Illinois.
Services which are purchased by the Board with Montgomery County tax funds, in accordance with the Act, will be for Montgomery County residents.
Board established December 13, 2016
Attn: Chris Daniels
#1 Court House Square, Room 202
Hillsboro, IL 62049