Community Input - Council Meetings

An 11-member citizen advisory board, the Drug & Alcohol (D&A) Planning Council, is appointed by the County Commissioners to serve a 3-year term, with the intent of ensuring that residents have a way to participate in the planning of services. County residents are welcome to attend any or all meetings. Interested persons should, however, confirm the date, time, and location by calling the office at 610-278-3642.


Appointed D&A Planning Council Members should be representative of all regions of the County and need to fill one of the following categories as per the relevant mandates of the Pennsylvania Drug & Alcohol Abuse Control Act of 1972, Act 63 and Pennsylvania Code 4, Part XI, Chapter 254 pertaining to single county authorities:

  • Criminal Justice
  • Business or Industry
  • Labor
  • Education
  • Medicine
  • Psycho-Social Professional
  • Student (under age 25)
  • A Person in Recovery
  • Community Member Representative of the Economically Disadvantaged either by Residence or Employment
  • Person aged 65 and over

Become a Member

If you would like to apply to become a member of the D&A Council, please complete this application.

Council Meetings

FY 20-21 Schedule

Until further notice, all meetings will be held virtually on Thursdays, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM.

  • September 17, 2020
  • October 15, 2020
  • November 19, 2020
  • December 17, 2020
  • January 21, 2021
  • February 18, 2021
  • March 18, 2021
  • April 15, 2021
  • May 20, 2021
  • June 24, 2021

If you plan to attend, please contact Darnice Stephens at 610-278-3679 for the Zoom link.

Learn More

If you are interested in learning more about D&A services, please call the administrative offices located in the Human Services Center in Norristown at 610-278-3642 or one of the case management or prevention agencies.