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File #: 22-0307    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 2/8/2022 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 3/8/2022 Final action: 3/8/2022
Title: Health and Human Services Agency recommending the Board receive and file the Calendar Year 2021 Domestic Violence Shelter-Based Program Annual Recertification Reports for Live Violence Free, Inc., and for The Center for Violence-Free Relationships, Inc., 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 - The Center, 2021 Progress Report-Certification, 2. B - Live Violence Free, 2021 Progress Report-Certification
Related files: 21-0218, 20-1653, 11-1400
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Health and Human Services Agency recommending the Board receive and file the Calendar Year 2021 Domestic Violence Shelter-Based Program Annual Recertification Reports for Live Violence Free, Inc., and for The Center for Violence-Free Relationships, Inc., 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:
The County, through the Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA), maintains agreements with local domestic violence shelter-based program service providers to support mandated 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 operating within the County of El Dorado, Live Violence Free, Inc. and The Center for Violence-Free Relationships, Inc., for the provision of services in compliance with California Welfare and Institutions Code (WIC) Division 9, Part 6, Chapter 5, Section 18290 et seq., and more specifically, WIC Section 18294, which lists the basic services each service provider is to offer to each person seeking help when experiencing domestic violence. The required basic services include: (a) shelter on a 24 hours a day, seven days a week basis; (b) A 24 hours a day, seven days a week telephone hotline for crisis calls; (c) temporary housing and food facilities; (d) psychological support and peer counseling provided in accordance with Section 1037.1 of the Evidence Code; (e) referrals to existing services in the community; (f) a drop...

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