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Drug and Alcohol Planning Council
The Centre County Drug and Alcohol Planning Council is an 11 member board which meets a minimum of nine times per year. The Council advises Centre County Drug and Alcohol in the planning, coordinating, and administering of drug and alcohol services.

The Planning Council has four standing committees:
  • The Executive Committee consists of the officers of the Council and the chairperson of each standing committee. Its role is to exercise the authority of the Council in emergency situations and to serve as the Contract Dispute Committee, hearing issues and arguments involved in a dispute and developing recommendations to the appropriate authority.
  • The Personnel Committee consists of three Council members and makes recommendations to the Council regarding replacements for Council membership and the SCA Administrator.
  • The Planning and Evaluation Committee consists of at least five Council members and makes recommendations to the Council regarding planning and evaluation of the program, including the county plan.
  • The Community Education Committee connects with the community and with schools in terms of educational and informational programs about the dangers of drug and alcohol use.
  • The Independent Grievance Review Panel shall serve as the designated committee to review all second-level appeals made by drug and alcohol clients regarding decisions, including denial or termination of services, length of stay in ICM services, level of care determination, length of stay in treatment, determination of financial liability, and/or violation of the client's human or civil rights.

The Centre County Drug and Alcohol Planning Council is currently looking for volunteers to serve on the Council in the following categories: Under 25, Drug and Alcohol Consumer Representative. If you are interested in serving on the Council, please forward your completed application to the Centre County Commissioners at 420 Holmes Street, Bellefonte, PA 16823.