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Newly Formed CFAC Regions Start Meeting This Month

Cardinal Innovations Healthcare — julio 09, 2019
Cardinal Innovations Healthcare’s Consumer and Family Advisory Committee (CFAC) is now operating under a new set of bylaws in four regions with one collective Steering Committee that began meeting this week.

The CFACs are self-governing groups that have a choice to receive administrative support from the Cardinal Innovations staff. CFAC members are adult volunteers age 18 or older who receive services for mental health, intellectual or developmental disabilities, or substance use disorder (MH/SUD/IDD) or are family members of those receiving services.

In May, Cardinal Innovations’ former Executive CFAC completed its adoption of new bylaws with addendums that are effective July 1. The group’s final meeting as an Executive CFAC occurred on June 27 with efforts made to finalize the Relational Agreement between Cardinal Innovations and the CFAC. This task was not completed and will be moved to the newly formed Steering Committee at its first meeting on August 1, 2019. Information about the newly formed CFAC Regions and details about their upcoming meetings are listed below:

Central Region CFAC represents Alamance, Caswell, Chatham, Orange and Person counties and will have its first meeting from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, July 30, at the Mebane Arts and Community Center, 633 Corregidor St., Mebane, N.C. To attend, click here to complete the registration.

Northern Region CFAC represents Franklin, Granville, Halifax, Vance and Warren counties and meets the second Tuesday of every other month (January, March, May, July, September, and November) from 6 to 8 p.m. at Vance Granville Community College, 210 W. Ridgeway St., Warrenton, N.C. The next meeting is July 10.

Southern Region CFAC represents Cabarrus, Mecklenburg, Rowan, Stanly and Union counties and will have its first meeting from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, July 24, at the Town Hall Municipal Complex 4100 Main St., Harrisburg, N.C. To attend, click here to register.

Triad Region CFAC represents Davidson, Davie, Forsyth, Rockingham and Stokes counties and meets the second Monday of every month from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Triad Community Office, 650 Highland Ave., Suite 130, Winston-Salem, N.C. The next meeting is September 9.

Steering Committee is comprised of three representatives per CFAC Region, each representing mental health, substance use or intellectual and/or developmental disabilities, totaling 12 members. The initial Steering Committee meeting will be held from 5:30 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, August 1, at the Alamance-Caswell Community Office, 2929 Crouse Lane, Suite B, Burlington, N.C.

If you would like to contact one of your CFAC Regions to provide input regarding services, service gaps or any other issue, email memberquestions@cardinalinnovations.org​.

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