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File #: AB2019-081    Version: 1
Type: Contract Status: Authorized by Consent
File created: 1/15/2019 In control: Council Finance and Administrative Services Committee
On agenda: 1/29/2019 Final action: 1/29/2019
Enactment date: Enactment #:
Title: Request authorization for the County Executive to enter into an interlocal agreement between Whatcom County and Office of Crime Victims Advocacy to increase advocacy for child victims of abuse or neglect in dependency Court Appointed Special Advocates program, in the amount of $95,173.00
Indexes: Revenue & Finance
Attachments: 1. Staff Memo, 2. Contract Agreement VOCA 1-16-2019, 3. CASA Volunteer Coordinator Job Description, 4. CASA Volunteer Job Description, 5. Proof of Insurance, 6. Contract # 201901009
Department Superior Court

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Request authorization for the County Executive to enter into an interlocal agreement between Whatcom County and Office of Crime Victims Advocacy to increase advocacy for child victims of abuse or neglect in dependency Court Appointed Special Advocates program, in the amount of $95,173.00

 

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The State of Washington Office of Crime Victims Advocacy shall reimburse Whatcom County $95,173.00 and Whatcom County will match $32,063.00 to increase advocacy for child victims of abuse or neglect in dependency proceedings in Whatcom County by increasing the number of volunteer Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA).  This will be achieved through the hiring of an additional CASA Coordinator to focus on the recruitment and retention of CASA volunteers for the duration of the grant.




Whatcom County, Washington
311 Grand Avenue | Bellingham, WA 98225 | Phone: 360-778-5000