The Township Advisory Committees play a vital role in balancing the social service needs of the Township while serving as stewards of Township tax dollars. The three Township Advisory committees are:
- Mental Health Funding and Oversight Committee - This committee reviews grant proposals from agencies providing intensive counseling type services and outreach meant to have a positive impact on an individual or family’s well-being, especially in crisis situations. Programs address issues such as sexual abuse, family conflict, depression, substance abuse, and coping with cancer and other illnesses.
- Disability Support Funding and Oversight Committee – This committee reviews grant requests from agencies that serve clients with developmental and other disabilities and their families, with a focus on achieving economic self-sufficiency and ensuring equality, equity, and inclusion in all facets of community life for persons with disabilities.
- Youth, Seniors, and Community Resources Funding and Oversight Committee – This committee oversees agencies that serve the community in the following broad areas: Youth Drop-in Centers, Senior Services, and other services.
Become a Committee Member
Advisory Committee Descriptions
Learn more about the benefits, time commitment, qualifications, and term limits as a volunteer here.
Applications to become an advisory committee member are available here.