OPC Area Program

Requests for Proposal are now available online here.

Our next board meeting will be held on Monday, July 24, 2017 beginning at 7:00 PM.

OPC Area Program is a local governmental agency providing Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities, and Substance Abuse Treatment Services in North Carolina. Services are provided to people of all ages.

OPC is governed by an Area Board. The Area Board is comprised of one county commissioner from each of the three counties OPC serves. The commissioners appoint the remaining board members. These remaining board members are citizens, which must include representatives of various constituent and professional groups specified by statutes governing OPC. As the governing body, the Board exercises the powers and duties conferred by the General Assembly.

The Area Board meets at our Administrative Offices in Chapel Hill every fourth Tuesday in each month from 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m., the meeting is open to the public.

December 2016 Board Meeting Minutes (PDF)

Previous Board Meeting Minutes

 Mission Statement

Our mission is to work in partnership with consumers and their families so they can lead satisfying lives and become integral, valued, and contributing members of the community.

We will:

  • Support individuals to make meaningful choices and to achieve their personal and family goals.
  • Respect the dignity and diversity of those we serve.
  • Ensure human and civil rights.
  • Serve individuals most in need.
  • Make services readily available and as timely as possible.
  • Assist individuals to secure and keep a home and a job.
  • Recognize the importance and complex interaction of families.
  • Use natural supports, such as family, friends, neighbors, and community organizations.
  • Use appropriate resources wisely by providing no more and no less than what is needed.

 System Reform

Local Business Plan Document (PDF)
NOTE: This is a very large 290-page file, about 9 mgs

Local Business Plan Quarterly Report/July 2004 (PDF)

Local Business Plan Quarterly Report/April 04 (PDF)
10 pages/120 Kb

Local Business Plan Quarterly Report/January 04 (PDF)
11 pages/47 Kb

Local Business Plan Quarterly Report/October 03 (PDF)
7 pages/40 Kb

System Reform Newsletter (PDF)
5 pages/112 Kb

 The Chrysalis Foundation

The Chrysalis Foundation is a private non-profit organization whose mission is to provide funds and resources for the unmet needs of people living with mental illness, developmental disabilities, and substance abuse in Orange, Person, and Chatham counties. Members of the Chrysalis Foundation believe that everyone has a right to good mental health care and the funding for mental health services is a public and a private responsibility.

If you would like to learn more about our initiatives, or if you want to make a donation to the Chrysalis Foundation, please contact Catherine Diederich at.

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