About

Created by public referendum in 1972, the LYONS TOWNSHIP MENTAL HEALTH COMMISSION is a local planning and funding body working to enhance community services for persons with mental illness, developmental disabilities and substance abuse problems. Through the distribution of local property tax dollars, the Commission funds select services for township residents to enable them to lead more productive and fulfilling lives. As the legally designated local mental health authority, we promote a wide range of coordinated mental health services based on assessment of need which make a positive difference in the mental health of our community. The Commission identifies these needs and funds direct services for an array of programs at multiple agencies that reach all areas of the township. In this way, we seek to fulfill our stated Mission of developing a "Comprehensive community-based system of mental health, developmental disabilities, and substance abuse services for people who reside in Lyons Township."

 

Mission Statement

 

The Mission of the Lyons Township Mental Health Commission is to enhance through coordination, evaluation, intervention, planning and funding, a comprehensive community-based system of mental health, developmental disabilities, substance abuse and prevention services for people who reside in Lyons Township.

 

Guiding Principles

The Commission:

* Promotes a full range of coordinated mental health services based on assessment of needs to make a positive difference in the mental health of Lyons Township residents.

* Is committed to fostering and maintaining a high level of quality services for Lyons Township residents. The Commission desires to ensure that the highest standards are maintained for the delivery of all services and programs funded by the Commission.

* Believes that Lyons Township consumers of its funded services are central to all aspects of service delivery. The Commission expects that service delivery will focus on client needs rather than program needs.

* As steward of Lyons Township's mental health tax funds is committed to both sound fiscal management and clear communication while expecting sound fiscal management and clear communication from organizations that receive Commission funding.

* Emphasizes and facilitates intergovernmental and interagency collaboration, cooperation and networking.

* Is committed to providing leadership of a coordinated mental health service system with ongoing communications among funders, service providers, advocates, recipients, and residents.

* Recognizes that to fulfill its planning mandate partnership and collaboration with other organizations is essential.

 

FY2018
 
Lyons Township Mental Health Commission
 
 
Officers & Commissioners: 
 
Alan W. Dorobiala, Brookfield --  President
William D. Seith, Hinsdale --  Vice President
Sophia G. Mallis, Bedford Park--Secretary
Robert F. Bures, Western Springs - Treasurer
James Durkan, La Grange -- Commissioner
Nicholas Kantas, Western Springs -- Commissioner
Steve Palmer, La Grange -- Commissioner
Michael A. Porfirio, Bridgeview -- Commissioner
Anthony Przeklasa - Indian Head Park - Commissioner
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Ronald R. Melka, Executive Director
Barbara Minneci, Administrative Assistant
 
Christopher Getty, Township Supervisor
 
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ANNUAL REPORT FISCAL YEAR 2013

ANNUAL REPORT FISCAL YEAR 2014

ANNUAL REPORT FISCAL YEAR 2015

ANNUAL REPORT FISCAL YEAR 2016 

 

FINANCIAL STATEMENT FY2015