Staff reports, Sept 5, 2019 for The Sentinel
"Under SB 436, California would place into statute “family resources centers,” while formally recognizing their involvement in programmatic activities already underway within the Office of Child Abuse Prevention."
Senator Melissa Hurtado’s bill heads to Governor’s desk
SACRAMENTO — Senator Melissa Hurtado’s (D-Sanger) legislation, Senate Bill 436, which would help prevent child abuse and neglect, is headed to Governor Gavin Newsom’s desk.
The bill, which received bi-partisan support, will formalize Family Resource Centers as a key delivery network of services and as conduits to strengthening families via family-centered, community-based and culturally sensitive services that include cross-system collaboration.