For the Chelan, Douglas, Grant, and Okanogan counties, Beacon manages these core services:
MENTAL HEALTH AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE BLOCK GRANT
Each region in Washington State must have current project plans that direct the administration of the Mental Health Block Grant (MHBG) and Substance Abuse Block Grant (SABG) from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).
- Mental Health Block Grant Project Plan for Fiscal Year 2021-2022
- Mental Health Block Grant Covid Supplemental Funding Project Plan for July 2021 – March 2023
- Substance Abuse Block Grant Project Plan Fiscal Year 2021-2022
- Substance Abuse Block Grant Covid Supplemental Funding Project Plan for July 2021 – March 2023
FAMILY YOUTH SYSTEM PARTNER ROUND TABLE (FYSPRT)
The North Central Washington Family Youth System Partner Round Table (NCWA FYSPRT) is committed to bringing the voices of the youth, families, and system partners of our communities to create an equitable forum that will help form policy at the local and regional level. If you or a loved have experienced or are currently enrolled in Medicaid funded services either in mental health and / or substance use in the Chelan, Douglas, and Grant Counties and wish to share your experiences and feedback, then please know that the NCWA FYSPRT hosts a monthly meeting where like minded individuals discuss and support an open dialogue to improve the services in our community. A delicious dinner is provided to all and attending eligible youth will receive a modest gift card for active participation.
CHILDREN’S LONG-TERM INPATIENT PROGRAM COMMITTEE (CLIP)
The North Central Washington Children’s Long-Term Inpatient Program Committee (NCWA CLIP) is composed of various agency representatives and community members that meet on a monthly basis to help guide youth and families in navigating the most intensive, publicly funded inpatient psychiatric treatment available to them. CLIP services are designed for youth between the ages of 5 to 18 years old. Applying for CLIP enrollment is done region by region by a locally organized CLIP committee.
- North Central Washington Regional CLIP committee facilitator, please contact Laura.Handley@beaconhealthoptions.com
BEHAVIORAL HEALTH OMBUDS
The Ombuds service provides free and confidential help when you have a concern or complaint about your behavioral health services. It is independent of Beacon. The Ombuds service can help you with the grievance and appeals system. It can also help you file and assist you during an Administrative Fair hearing.
- North Central Washington (Chelan, Douglas, Grant, and Okanogan Counties), please contact the Ombuds Ken Sterner at 800-572-4459 or 509-886-0700 ext. 215 or via email at email@example.com
CRIMINAL JUSTICE PROGRAMS
Beacon contracts with local providers to deliver services to individuals with a behavioral health need who are involved with the local criminal justice system or incarcerated in the local jails. Services are provided within the rules of the two state proviso funding sources: Criminal Justice Treatment Account and Jail Transition.
BEHAVIORAL HEALTH ADVISORY BOARD
The North Central Washington Behavioral Health Advisory Board (NCWA BHAB) is a voluntary and community driven group that advises the North Central Washington region on local behavioral health priorities.
Click here to see a list of community resources to support individuals and families in need, such as behavioral health services, transportation and housing.