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November 10, 2016

BSCC Holds Its Next Board Meeting

The Board of State and Community Corrections (BSCC) will hold its next Board meeting at 10:00 am on November 17. The meeting will be held at BSCC headquarters in Sacramento. Agenda topics include a discussion on and the approval of the following grant funding program RFPs – Proposition 47, SB 844 Adult Criminal Justice Facilities and Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion. Additionally, the agenda includes a discussion on the minimum standards for adult and juvenile local detention facilities. For additional information and agenda details please click this link. ​

Community-Based Transitional Housing Grant Program Informational Call with DOF – November 18

California State Association of Counties is pleased to host an informational session with Department of Finance (DOF) representatives to review the application process, eligibility guidelines, program requirements and answer questions.

Grant Opportunity Informational Call with Department of Finance Community-Based Transitional Housing Grants

  • Friday, November 18, 2016
  • 10:30 am – 11:00 am
  • Register HERE (Please limit one connection per agency when possible)

The application period for the Community-Based Transitional Housing grant program opened October 1 and cities and counties are now able to apply for up to $2 million in grants if they approve conditional use permits for facilities that provide transitional housing and support services for offenders released from state prisons and county jails.

The 2016 Budget Act appropriated $25 million total for the Program, which seeks to encourage local communities to support housing that provides treatment and reentry programming. While the Program grants seek to focus on the recently incarcerated, cities and counties may apply for funds to serve other populations that they believe will benefit from the Program’s services. More information about program requirements and the grant applications are available here.

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