72.78.010  <<  72.78.020 >>   72.78.040

Inventory of services and resources by counties.

*** CHANGE IN 2019 *** (SEE 5432-S2.SL) ***
(1) Each county or group of counties shall conduct an inventory of the services and resources available in the county or group of counties to assist offenders in reentering the community.
(2) In conducting its inventory, the county or group of counties should consult with the following:
(a) The department of corrections, including community corrections officers;
(b) The department of social and health services in applicable program areas;
(c) Representatives from county human services departments and, where applicable, multicounty behavioral health organizations;
(d) Local public health jurisdictions;
(e) City and county law enforcement;
(f) Local probation/supervision programs;
(g) Local community and technical colleges;
(h) The local worksource center operated under the statewide workforce investment system;
(i) Faith-based and nonprofit organizations providing assistance to offenders;
(j) Housing providers;
(k) Crime victims service providers; and
(l) Other community stakeholders interested in reentry efforts.
(3) The inventory must include, but is not limited to:
(a) A list of programs available through the entities listed in subsection (2) of this section and services currently available in the community for offenders including, but not limited to, housing assistance, employment assistance, education, vocational training, parenting education, financial literacy, treatment for substance abuse, mental health, anger management, life skills training, specialized treatment programs such as batterers treatment and sex offender treatment, and any other service or program that will assist the former offender to successfully transition into the community; and
(b) An indication of the availability of community representatives or volunteers to assist the offender with his or her transition.
(4) No later than January 1, 2008, each county or group of counties shall present its inventory to the policy advisory committee convened in *RCW 72.78.030(8).


*Reviser's note: RCW 72.78.030 was amended by 2010 1st sp.s. c 7 § 12, deleting subsection (8). RCW 72.78.030 expired June 30, 2013.
Effective date2014 c 225: See note following RCW 71.24.016.
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