FJC East opens in Antioch: Support, hope, safety and healing is available through a single door with the opening of the Family Justice Center (FJC) in Antioch. FJC offers a… Continue Reading Family Justice Center opens a third location in East County
Director Kathy Gallagher comments on the USDA’s new proposal to change existing CalFresh rules for families eligible to receive CalWORKs. The proposed changes could take months to implement if approved… Continue Reading CBS5: Proposal to Change CalFresh Rules and Potential Impact on Contra Costa
EHSD’s Aging & Adult Services team is helping to celebrate the grand opening of the Oakley Senior Center, a place where seniors can connect to resources and have access to… Continue Reading EHSD’s Aging & Adult Services celebrates Oakley Senior Center grand opening
Contra Costa County began issuing benefits to CalFresh recipients for February today — more than two weeks early — due to the federal government shutdown. The U.S. Department of Agriculture… Continue Reading The Richmond Standard: CalFresh recipients receive benefits early due to federal shutdown
East Bay Employers Learn Benefits Of Hiring Former Inmates The Fair Chance Summit in Contra Costa County helps employers connect with qualified job-seekers who are former inmates turning their lives… Continue Reading CBS 5 – Fair Chance Employer Summit
CBS 5 coverage included the Contra Costa Alliance to End Abuse. Caylin Patterson provided comment about human trafficking in Contra Costa County in relation to the high-profile story “My Family’s… Continue Reading CBS 5: Bay Area Woman Remembers Modern-Day Slave
Assistant Policy & Planning Director Devorah Levine’s opinion piece about domestic violence as a community issue appeared in the East Bay Times as a “My Word” commentary.