Get Involved with the Coalition!



Please participate in our Coalition networking and planning meetings on the third Tuesdays of various months.  For 2020 we will have quarterly  meetings  beginning in February from 1-3 pm unless there is a special event. The meeting is held via Zoom until the Covid-19 restrictions are lifted. Then they will be held in the Conference room at the DuPage County Health Department Community Center, 115 N County Farm Rd, Wheaton, IL 60187 Phone: (630)752-0066. Beginning in January we will have quarterly online meetings via Zoom invitation through our email announcments. 

Also new for 2020-

On a quarterly basis beginning in March we encourage you to attend the meeting of the local geographic cluster in your area to support their work. Or work with us to form one if there isn't one!

Everyone is welcome at any of our meetings!  

Calendar (Note the time and location changes for 2020)

Date and Time Location and Meeting Description
January 19, 1 - 2 pm CT

IMHC Conference Zoom call login details sent via email to those on the IMHC email circulation list. 

  1. Introductions
  2. Opening Reflection or Inspiring Thought to share— Jolene LeRoy
  3. Business Matters:
    1. Approval of Minutes of  November 17, 2020 meeting
    2. Financial Report  --  Denise Elsbree
    3. Election of officers (Jolene Leroy president, Darryl Jenkins Vice president, Denise Elsbree treasurer, Rita Rippentrop secretary, and possible board members at large)
    4. Review draft of the 2021 IMHC Calendar
    5. and share survey results
    6. Update on development of the one stop shop repository of resources for mental health ministry development. What features would we want/need on the repository website?
  4. Discussion Topic:  Self Care: how are you intentionally caring for yourself and others, how are you being a beacon of light in this time in our history? “Respair”--return of hope after a period of despair, from 1425 A.D.!
  5. Announcements: upcoming events, legislative updates, or anything else applicable to our audience.


Next scheduled meeting:  Tuesday, February 16th 1 - 3 pm via zoom


Spread the word! Print the 2021 IMHC Calendar to stay up to date and the IMHC Brochure to take with you to networking meetings you attend! Feel free to make copies or email it to people you know who might be interested in supporting/joining the coalition.  

Keep up with coalition! See the minutes of our last meeting. Also see minutes of our second to last meeting

See the latest version of our proposal for a one stop shop repository of mental health wellness resources at Proposal .

See the latest needs survey results