Community Services

CA Fwd jail data helps counties secure anti-recidivism funds

Prop 47 grants aimed at improving mental health and substance abuse treatment Read more

Categories: Community Services, Community Corrections, Justice System Change Initiative, Crime

Santa Cruz County supervisors unanimously approve CA Fwd jail recommendations

Study showing most arrests drug and alcohol related could lead to better outcomes and cost savings for county Read more

Categories: Community Services, Community Corrections, Justice System Change Initiative, Crime

Specialists embedded in Riverside County jail help stabilize, treat mentally ill inmates

Program aims to better transition inmates into general population and eventually into the community Read more

Categories: Community Services, Community Corrections, Justice System Change Initiative

Expanded substance abuse treatment finds success in Riverside County

Residents seeking treatment previously waited weeks, now placed in programs within a couple of days Read more

Categories: Community Services, Community Corrections

Report reveals gender differences in incarceration in California county

Women in Santa Cruz County jails more likely to have mental illness compared to men Read more

Categories: Community Services, Community Corrections, Justice System Change Initiative, Crime

Riverside County takes proactive approach to transitioning inmates back into community

Inmates previously released often with little planning or mental health resources for life after incarceration Read more

Categories: Community Services, Community Corrections, Justice System Change Initiative

Peer support specialist draws on own struggles to help at-risk Riverside County youth

Program pairs peer personnel with troubled youth on path to detention Read more

Categories: Community Services, Community Corrections, Justice System Change Initiative, Crime

San Bernardino County jail study by CA Fwd leading to change in criminal justice

Data gives county opportunity to make jail system more cost effective, maintain public safety Read more

Categories: Community Services, Community Corrections, Justice System Change Initiative, Realignment, Crime

California county organizations warn on ACA repeal without replacement

Groups involved with health care law sign letter urging the creation of comprehensive plan to support existing coverage levels. Read more

Categories: Community Services, Community Corrections, Justice System Change Initiative

California and CA Fwd should double-down on Smart Government

In divisive era, government reform needs to start with framework based on goals, metrics, and accountability for outcomes Read more

Categories: CA Fwd Legacy, Community Services, Restructuring, Governance Reform, Leadership Council

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