CSAC Bulletin Article

Second Quarterly CARE Act Working Group Meeting Scheduled for May 17

May 11, 2023

The California Health and Human Services Agency (CalHHS) will host the second Community Assistance, Recovery, and Empowerment (CARE) Act Working Group meeting on Wednesday, May 17 from 11a.m. to 3 p.m., in collaboration with the Department of Health Care Services and the Judicial Council of California.

A provision of the CARE Act requires CalHHS to convene a working group to provide coordination and on-going engagement with, and support collaboration among, relevant state and local partners and other stakeholders throughout the phases of county implementation to support the successful implementation of the CARE Act. The Working Group is to meet no more than quarterly and is to end no later than December 31, 2026.

Topics to be discussed at the May 17 meeting:

  • CARE Act implementation update
  • Overview of Judicial Council Rules and Forms for CARE Act
  • CARE Act data collection, reporting, and evaluation approach
  • Potential initial time-limited ad hoc sub-group categories and objectives

The meeting notice and agenda are posted here. More information, including materials from the first Working Group meeting held on February 14, is available on the CARE Act Working Group webpage.

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