What started in the late 1960’s as an agency to take card of what were then called “the retarded” has grown to absorb at least the not-for-profit homeless shelter PADS.
It inow has apparently run into financial trouble.
That was evident at the Wednesday night meeting of the McHenry County 708 Mental Health Board according to an article in The First Electric Newspaper.
Here is the beginning of Pete Gonigam’s article, which is a must read:
The McHenry County Mental Health Board Wednesday gave Pioneer Center for Human Services a week to prove that it has the money and resources to carry out more than $2 million worth of service contracts or else lose more than $1 million of them.