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State Mental Health Block Grant Council

Planning Councils are comprised of a wide range of stakeholders including adults with lived experience, family members of those with lived experience, advocates, and other interested members of the community. 

Membership on the Planning Council is by appointment by the Governor of Vermont, as delegated to the Secretary of the Agency of Human Services (AHS). The federal statute that governs the Community Mental Health Services Block Grant requires states and territories to establish Mental Health Block Grant Planning Councils with a variety of responsibilities, which include:


May 19, 2023

March 17, 2023

February 10, 2023

October 21, 2022

September 16, 2022

July 15, 2022

April 15, 2022


For more information please contact the Department of Mental Health at 802-241-0090