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Drowning is Preventable
In California, drowning is a leading cause of injury-related deaths among children under the age of five. Each year, near-drowning incidents result in life-long disabilities. Find out how to raise awareness on this issue, and remind parents and caregivers that drowning is preventable.


New Electronic Timesheets
Beginning June 5, 2017, In-Home Supportive Services Providers in Riverside, Sacramento and Yolo counties can submit their timesheets online through a new Electronic Timesheet Website. Find out how to enroll in the Electronic Timesheet service.


Bringing Families Home Program Funding
We are excited to announce the implementation of a new housing program intended to help reduce the number of families experiencing homelessness. Read the Bringing Families Home funding announcement.


Refugee Awareness Month 2017
June 2017 is Refugee Awareness Month.  We recognize the remarkable achievements of refugees throughout California. Visit our Refugee Awareness Month webpage for more information on this year's event.

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