Stepping Up Task Force Meeting June 2017

Stepping Up Iniitiative Task Force

Task Force in June 2017

Gary Ander, Stepping Up Project Coordinator gives an overview of the agenda at the June 1st Stepping Up Task Force meeting held at Cone Health/Alamance Regional.  There were approximately 55 community stakeholders in attendance including Chiefs from various law enforcement jurisdictions, behavioral health providers, non-profits agencies, service providers, court staff,county government, veterans service providers and consumers–as well as a host of others who have interest in this critical work of diversion of mentally ill from the criminal justice system in Alamance County. The Task Force heard updates on the Stepping Up Initiative in Alamance County with regard to funding, sustainability and specific committee work.  The next full task force meeting is planned for December 2017.