Local Planning Network Development Information

The Center for Life Resources is responsible for developing, updating, and maintaining a Local Service Area Plan in compiance with DSHS Performance Contract. The Plan is written to reflect the Center’s compliance with the following newly adopted rules; §§412.751-412.754, §412.756, §412.758, §412.760, §412.762, §412.764, and §412.766, concerning LMHA’s and the development of a network of service providers within each LMHA’s local service area. March 16, 2007 edition of the Texas Register (32 TexReg 1458) These new rules establish the requirements of an LMHA in assembling and maintaining a network of service providers and set forth the conditions under which an LMHA may serve as a provider of services. Therefore, the Plan is designed to develop a Network of providers that will meet local needs and priorities, allow for more consumer choice, improve access to services, make best use of available funds, and promote consumer, provider, and caregiver partnerships.

The contact for Local Planning is Tammie McKelvy at 325-646-9574

The Central Texas Mental Health and Mental Retardation Center dba The Center for Life Resources (Center) is the Department of State Health Services and the Department of Aging and Disability Services designated behavioural health and intellectual or developmental disabilities authority established to plan, coordinate, develop policy, develop and allocate resources, supervise, and ensure the provision of community-based mental health and intellectual or developmental disabilities services for the residents of Brown, Coleman, Comanche, Eastland, McCulloch, Mills, and San Saba Counties, Texas.