Community Guidance Center and Clearfield-Jefferson Community Mental Health Center
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Clearfield-Jefferson Community Mental Health Center, DuBois, PA Community Guidance Center, Indiana, PA
Type of Collaboration
Administrative Consolidation - Through a contract or agreement
Collaboration Focus Area
Children and Youth Economically Disadvantaged Families
Advance a shared goal Potential closure of one or more of the partnering organizations Financial problems / pressures within one or more of the partnering organizations
Nature of Funder Involvement
Number of Participating Organizations
Were Partners Added or Dropped?
One Executive Director / CEO / President reporting to multiple boards of directors (one per partner)
Creating a shared culture Addressing lack of staff or allocation of staff resources
Organizational Efficiencies and Effectiveness
Financial savings - Consolidation of staff positions Financial savings - Consolidation of management / administration Greater ability for each partner to focus on core competency - Greater ability to allocate resources to areas of need Enhanced ability to manage reporting, documentation, billing
Retained programs / services in the community Collaboration has served as a model for others