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File #: 20-1653    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 12/4/2020 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 1/5/2021 Final action: 1/5/2021
Title: Health and Human Services Agency recommending the Board receive and file the Domestic Violence Shelter-Based Program Annual Certification Reports for Live Violence Free, Inc., and for The Center for Violence-Free Relationships, Inc., for years 2017, 2018, and 2019, in accordance with California Welfare and Institutions Code (WIC) Section 18293(h) and WIC Section 18300. FUNDING: County marriage license revenue ($23 per license) in accordance with California Welfare and Institutions Code Section 18293(d) plus a portion of payments made by persons granted probation for crimes against victims of domestic violence.
Attachments: 1. A - Live Violence, Progress Report-Certification, 2017, 01-05-2021, 2. B - Live Violence, Progress Report-Certification, 2018, 01-05-2021, 3. C - Live Violence, Progress Report-Certification, 2019, 01-05-2021, 4. D - The Center, Progress Report-Certification, 2017, 01-05-2021, 5. E - The Center, Progress Report-Certification, 2018, 01-05-2021, 6. F - The Center, Progress Report-Certification, 2019, 01-05-2021
Related files: 11-1400, 21-0218
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Health and Human Services Agency recommending the Board receive and file the Domestic Violence Shelter-Based Program Annual Certification Reports for Live Violence Free, Inc., and for The Center for Violence-Free Relationships, Inc., for years 2017, 2018, and 2019, in accordance with California Welfare and Institutions Code (WIC) Section 18293(h) and WIC Section 18300.

FUNDING: County marriage license revenue ($23 per license) in accordance with California Welfare and Institutions Code Section 18293(d) plus a portion of payments made by persons granted probation for crimes against victims of domestic violence.

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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND:
Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA) recommends the Board receive and file the Domestic Violence Shelter-Based Program annual Certifications and annual Reports for years 2017, 2018, and 2019 submitted by Live Violence Free, Inc., and by The Center for Violence-Free Relationships, Inc. The Certifications satisfy the requirements set forth in California Welfare and Institutions Code (WIC) Section 18293(h) that each of the aforementioned entities meet the service requirements stated in WIC Section 18294. In addition, under WIC Section 18300, each organization is to prepare and submit an annual report for submission to the county Board of Supervisors.

The County, through HHSA, maintains agreements with local domestic violence shelter-based program service providers to support domestic violence programs and shelters. These agreements are funded by a portion of each marriage license issued by the County Recorder-Clerk’s Office, as well as payments made by offenders of domestic violence who have been granted probation. Beginning in 2005, HHSA entered into agreements with the two domestic violence service providers in the County, Live Violence Free, Inc. and The Center for Violence-Free Relationships, Inc., each of whom provides services in compliance with WIC Division 9, Part 6, Chapter 5, Section 18290 et seq., ...

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