for Proposals: Youth Recovery Court Treatment Services Pilot Program
Skagit County Department of Public Health and Community Services requests
proposals from DBHR- certified and DOH-licensed treatment agencies to
provide behavioral health outpatient evaluation and treatment to Youth
Recovery Court participants for a pilot program.
for projects that increase community involvement for residents with developmental
Skagit County Community Services is accepting proposals for projects
that increase community involvement for residents with developmental disabilities
and educate Skagit County citizens on skills and capacities of individuals
with developmental disabilities. Personal relationships and community
networks are critical in creating job opportunities, breaking down barriers
of isolation and creating a community that learns to utilize the gifts,
talents and skills of all citizens. Proposals are due 2/21/14
in Skagit County
At any point in time, at least 957 people in Skagit County are homeless
(2011 Homeless Count). Throughout the year, hundreds more face the prospect
of losing their homes due to precarious financial conditions, domestic
violence, health crises, and chronic mental health and chemical dependency
conditions. Furthermore, the rising cost of housing and stagnant wages
increases the risk of people losing their housing, and makes it increasingly
difficult to find affordable housing.
County: The 10 Year Plan to End Homelessness [Pdf]
with developmental disabilities and their families are valued citizens
of Skagit County. The Developmental Disabilities program strives to promote
individual worth, self-respect, and dignity such that each individual
is valued as a contributing member of the community.
- Represents Skagit
County's interests in mental health services
- Assures that a
full continuum of mental health services is available to eligible consumers.
- Maintains a county
presence within the five county North Sound Mental Health Administration
(NSMHA) to assure that Skagit County receives appropriate resources,
- Manages the County's
mental health program through the Skagit County Mental Health Advisory
short-term, strength-based intervention program with an average of 12
sessions over a 3-4 month period.
County Truancy Program utilizes both court services and group and individual
interventions to address the academic and non-academic barriers that lead
to school absenteeism.
on Wheels Program provides nutritious, noontime meals to senior citizens,
age 60 and older, who have difficulty leaving their home unassisted and
who are unable to prepare their own meals.
about activities and services at each of the Skagit County Senior Centers.
Web sites are maintained by senior volunteers at each center and sponsored
by Skagit County and its towns and cities.
Senior Nutrition Program provides nutritious, noontime meals to seniors
through a variety of services. Each meal distributed by the program is
designed to provide one-third of the Recommended Daily Dietary Allowances
for people over 60 years of age.
Abuse Treatment and Prevention
County Substance Abuse Treatment Program assures:
- Adequate sub-acute
detoxification services are available to all in need;
- Sufficient outpatient
treatment services are available within Skagit County to minimize waiting
- Youth, pregnant
and parenting women, and ethnic minorities have access to treatment
- Subcontractor service
performance is monitored to assure accountability to the public funding