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2017 Transition News | Print |

DATELINE - AUGUST 2, 2017.  The Fulton County Department of Behavioral Health & Developmental Disabilities (BHDD) announces the private agencies that will receive the contract to provide behavioral health services to Fulton County residents.

  • River Edge Behavioral Health Center (www.river-edge.org) ¬† ¬†- will provide adult behavioral health services at three locations in Fulton County: North Fulton Service Center, Center for Health & Rehabilitation, & South Fulton Service Center ¬†
  • Chris 180 (www.chris180.org) ¬† ¬†- Contracted to provide services for children & adolescents at the Oak Hill Child, Adolescent & Family Center, Fulton County Clubhouse for Youth, & Adamsville Health Center.
  • Odyssey Family Counseling Center (www.odysseycounseling.org) ¬†- scheduled to provide services for children & adolescents

All vendors will begin providing behavioral health services on January 1, 2017. Chris 180 will takeover grant-funded services and the operations of the Fulton County Clubhouse for Youth beginning October 1, 2017.  (For further details, check out the August News link in the News & Information section).

For more information about the transition of behavioral health services, please call Brian Williams, Program Evaluation Specialist, at (404) 613-3789, or by email at: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

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DATELINE - MARCH 16, 2017.  At the Fulton County Board of Commissioners (BOC) Meeting on Wednesday, March 15, 2017, LaTrina R. Foster, Director of the Fulton County Department of Behavioral Health & Developmental Disabilities, requested Board approval for a 60 day extension of an existing contract (16RFP07072016A-MH) with Ernst & Young (EY) for continued support with the design, transition, and implementation of a new Behavioral Health Model.  The request was to extend the contract until May 12, 2017 at a cost of $195,000.

The extension of the contract will provide the County with technical support to activate their new behavioral health model by working with subject matter experts to map out critical processes and procedures related to systems/technology, funding, and eligibility for services; to provide procurement support regarding Request for Proposal (RFP) updates, technical support, and attend the responder pre-bid conference, and prepare an RFP technical scoring guide.  Ernst & Young will also work with the new Behavioral Health Director to confirm the high-level organization structure and roles and responsibilities for the Behavioral Health Department.  The Fulton County Board of Commissioners approved the contract extension.

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