Miami County Systems of Care (SOC)

Miami County Systems of Care (SOC) was established in 2016 as part of a Statewide effort by the Indiana Department of Mental Health and Addiction to ensure that Indiana citizens have access to quality mental health and addiction services that promote individual, family, and community resiliency and recovery. 

SOC Mission Statement: Miami County Systems of Care creates collaborative and innovative solutions to address community barriers surrounding mental health and substance abuse issues.
The long term goals of the SOC are to:
Decrease barriers to delivery mental health and addiction services.
Increase the utilization of evidenced-based practices to promote positive outcomes.
Increase cultural and linguistic competency in service delivery.
Reduce disparities in access, service use, and outcomes.
Increase provider and agency accountability.
Increase the number of and access to local family and peer support groups and programs.
Develop an evaluation plan to monitor outcomes and improve system performance.
Create an integrated approach to mental programs and substance abuse treatment.

If you are interested in Joining the Miami County SOC, please contact:
Antonia Sawyer, BS
Local System Coordinator
Four County Counseling Center
1000 North Broadway, Suite A
Peru, Indiana 46970
Phone: 574-321-2008
Fax: 765-472-1945

The SOC meets each Month, on the second Tuesday of the Month, beginning at 11:30 A.M. at the Peru Community Schools Administrative Center, 35 West 3rd Street, Peru, Indiana 46970. 

SOC Vision Statement: A coalition that will create a caring community with the resources to prevent and treat: substance use, substance abuse, and mental health needs. 

The following organizations are members of the SOC, or have worked with the SOC on community service projects:
AcesPlus Health Strategists (Aces+)
Advantage Housing (
Alcoholic Anonymous / Narcotics Anonymous (AA / NA)
Bona Vista ( )
Chapel of Praise (
Childcare Solutions
City of Peru ( )
Department of Child Services, Miami County Local Office ( )
Dukes Memorial Hospital ( )
Head Start / Early Head Start 
EastPointe Bible Church ( )
Elmwood Elementary School ( )
Emmaus Mission Center ( )
Family Service Association of Howard County, Inc. ( )
First Presbyterian Church of Peru ( )
Four County Counseling Center ( )
Freedom Therapy 
Lifeline Youth and Family Services ( )                                  Lutheran Social Services ( )
Main Street United Methodist Church (
Miami County Adult Education Association
Miami County Chamber of Commerce (
Miami County Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA)
Miami County Prosecutors Office
Miami County YMCA ( )
New Life United Methodist Church ( )      Office of Congresswoman Jackie Walorski                                                                               Office of Senator Joe Donnelly
Peace of Mind, LLC ( )
Peru High School ( )
Peru Junior High School ( )
Peru Lions Club ( )
Peru Police Department (
Peru Rolling Chapel ( )
Peru School Corporation (
Saint Charles Catholic Church (
Stop Child Abuse and Neglect, Incorporated (SCAN, Inc.) ( )
The Villages ( )                                                                         United Way of Miami County ( )
Wabash-Miami Area Program for Exceptional Children ( )
White’s Residential and Family Services ( )
WorkOne (Miami County - Peru WorkOne) ( )

Current Programs

SOC Meeting Minutes