What makes an excellent system of care for transition-age foster youth? Humboldt County believes there are no better experts than the youth themselves.
In 2008, the Humboldt County Transition Age Youth Collaboration (HCTACY) was launched in partnership with the Humboldt County Department of Health and Human Services, the Y.O.U.T.H. Training Project, California Youth Connection, and Youth In Mind. The goal of this initiative is to build an effective, responsive, and youth-informed system of care for transition-age foster youth.
CSAC has sent a letter to the Governor and legislative budget leaders which reaffirms our support of the Governor’s realignment proposal and asks that the special election, needed to ratify the constitutional protections and revenues counties require to take on realigned programs, be held at the earliest possible time. Excerpts from our letter: “The concept [...]
The U.S. Supreme Court yesterday (May 23) upheld a federal court decision that mandated the release of up to 40,000 inmates from the California prison system. Fortunately, we’ve been working on this issue for almost two years. We have a strategic reentry plan for the county and are in the midst of seeking grants to fund [...]
Counties respond to U.S. Supreme Court ruling on Prison Overcrowding. Need for funded, protected Realignment more critical than ever.
CSAC has a full analysis of the May Revise in our Budget Action Bulletin Governor Brown’s May Revision of his proposed 2011-12 State Budget has the best potential to help resolve the state’s persistent structural imbalance and allow counties to provide services in a more effective and efficient manner. “The California State Association of Counties [...]