Circle Park’s vision of the future can be summarized in one simple statement:

There will be a healthier, more wholesome Florence County, reflecting a significant and continuing decrease in the misuse of alcohol, tobacco and other drugs and the ongoing effectiveness of Circle Park’s leadership in the provision of behavioral health services.

As a key component of Florence County’s health care system, Circle Park Behavioral Health Services is dedicated to providing a broad range of behavioral health services, with emphasis on educational and professional counseling programs related to alcohol, tobacco, and other drug abuse. These programs are based on the concept that addictions are preventable and treatable diseases. The programs deal not only with the symptoms of abuse and addiction, but also with their causes. Their overall effectiveness hinges on the successful integration and coordination of prevention, intervention, and treatment services. Circle Park Behavioral Health Services adheres to three basic principles:

  • Activities performed by Circle Park Behavioral Health Services are rendered with the highest degree of professionalism that results in an unparalleled quality of services.
  • Circle Park Behavioral Health Services is the authority in Florence County dedicated to the delivery of comprehensive alcohol, tobacco, and other drug abuse services and as such, provides strong leadership to ensure the most effective use of available resources.
  • Circle Park Behavioral Health Services employees are its most valuable resource in providing community leadership and guidance and in the development and delivery of unparalleled quality of services.

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Circle Park’s Mission and Vision

The mission of Circle Park Behavioral Health Services is to reduce the impact of alcohol, tobacco, and other drug abuse on the citizens of Florence County by providing high-quality and cost-effective behavioral health services.

As a key component of Florence County’s health care system, Circle Park Behavioral Health Services is dedicated to providing a broad range of behavioral health services, with emphasis on educational and professional counseling programs related to alcohol, tobacco, and other drug abuse.

These programs are based on the concept that addictions are preventable and treatable diseases.  The programs deal not only with the symptoms of abuse and addiction, but also with their causes.  Their overall effectiveness hinges on the successful integration and coordination of prevention, intervention, and treatment services.

  1. Activities performed by Circle Park Behavioral Health Services are rendered with the highest degree of professionalism that results in an unparalleled quality of services.
  2. Circle Park Behavioral Health Services is the authority in Florence County dedicated to the delivery of comprehensive alcohol, tobacco, and other drug abuse services and as such, provides strong leadership to ensure the most effective use of available resources.
  3. Circle Park Behavioral Health Services employees are its most valuable resource in providing community leadership and guidance and in the development and delivery of unparalleled quality of services

CARF and DHEC Accreditations

Circle Park BHS is accreditated by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities. Founded in 1966 CARF International is an independent, nonprofit accreditor of health and human services in the following areas:

  1. Aging Services
  2. Behavioral Health
  3. Opioid Treatment Programs
  4. Business and Services Management Networks
  5. Child and Youth Services
  6. Employment and Community Services
  7. Vision Rehabilitation
  8. Medical Rehabilitation
  9. DMEPOS (Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics, and Supplies)

The CARF family of organizations currently accredits close to 47,000 programs and services at more than 20,000 locations on five continents CARF’s purpose is to promote the quality, value, and optimal outcomes of services through a consultative accreditation process that centers on enhancing the lives of the persons served. More than 8.3 million persons of all ages are served annually by more than 6,000 CARF-accredited providers. CARF accreditation extends to 16 countries in North and South America, Europe, Asia, and Africa. 

In addition to our CARF accreditation, Circle Park BHS is regulated by the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC)

Board of Directors

Don Coker

Audrey Davis

David Milligan, Vice-Chairman

Gavin Criser

Dawn Floyd

Joe McMillian, Jr., Board Chairman

Charles Munn

Marshall T. Rainey, Treasurer

Bishop Oscar Hardman

Elizabeth Thomas, Secretary

Ben McInville

Florence County Coalition for Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Prevention

Name

Agency

Crishell Bass Pee Dee Education Center
Dawn Blackmon Regional Capacity Coach
Sandra Carter New Ebenezer Baptist Church
Randy Cole Circle Park Behavioral Health Services
Sonny Collins SCHP – Troop 5
Reginald Cooper Florence County DJJ
Laura Driggers Florence County Parks and Recreation
Julie Duff City of Florence
Kerry Floyd Media Source One
Brenda Harrison The News Journal
Justin Head Florence Police Department
Yuluandra Heyward Francis Marion University
Neal Vinson Florence School District #2 – Superintendent

Name

Agency

Randy Koon Florence School District #1
Tonya Mack Florence-Darlington Technical College
Lowell Manning Florence County DSS
Dave McClure Florence Police Department
Timmy McFadden Florence County Sheriff’s Office
Diane Montgomery Pee Dee Boys and Girls Club
Robin Murphy Treatment Advisory Board
Brian New Florence Family YMCA
Desiree Overby WPDE TV-15
Randy Smiley Florence School District #5 – Superintendent
Keith von Lutkin Florence County Coroner
Eric Walters WBTW TV-13

Board Meeting Agenda

Circle Park Behavioral Health Services
FY 18 Board Meeting Schedule

  1. July 18, 2017- End of FY17
  2. September 19, 2017- Final Budget/Close of FY 17
  3. October 17, 2017-1st Quarter/Audit (Agenda)
  4. December 19, 2017- Holiday Dinner, Board Seminar Enrollment
  5. January 13-14, 2018- Board Seminar
  6. February 20, 2018- 990/2nd Quarter
  7. April 17, 2018- Strategic Plan/3rd Quarter
  8. June 19, 2018- Prelim Budget, CEO Eval, Board Elections and Meetings

Annual Report

Circle Park’s 2017 Annual Report