"Building Independence One Empowered Consumer at a Time"

Erie County Care Management is committed to:

* Partnering with individuals and families.
* Principles of Recovery.
* "Everyday Lives" philosophy.
* Collaborating with service providers and funding sources.
* Continuous Quality Improvements.


Erie County Care Management, Inc., a private not-for-profit organization, was established in June 2006 by an act of Erie County Council as a conflict-free care management entity. Serving the behavioral health and developmental disabilities systems in Erie County to provide for Mental Health Administrative Case Management, Developmental Disabilities and Early Intervention Service Coordination. A primary focus for the organization is to promote the integration of community services into a seamless system of care for any child or adult in need of services. Funding is received from Federal, State, Erie County and other sources.

Mission Statement

Erie County Care Management, Inc. (ECCM) provides case management and other services to Erie County's behavioral health, developmental disabilities, and other human service consumers. By offering local support that assures access, ECCM ensures that care decisions are consumer-based and individualized, offering comprehensive, holistic care that fosters independence.

Board Members

Doris Gernovich, Chair
Robert Oliver, Vice Chair
Rebecca Ireson, Secretary
Dick Wachter, Treasurer
Shantel Hilliard, Board Member
Dennis Grow, Board Member
Paul Manzi, Board Member