El Dorado County DCSS
Board of Supervisors Proclamation: On August 6th, the El Dorado County Board of Supervisors proclaimed August as Child Support Awareness Month and honored El Dorado County DCSS for their work. Director Ron Ladage received the award and thanked employees as well as parents for their continuous efforts in enriching the lives of children in the community.
Child Support Services Main Street Banner: Historic Main Street is not only a popular tourist destination, it is the heart of the community in Placerville. If anyone wants to know what is happening, they can always go to Main Street to find out. El Dorado County DCSS was very proud to have had their new banner displayed across Main Street near the historic courthouse during the first week of August.
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Monterey County DCSS
National Night Out: Monterey County DCSS staff provided program awareness to the public and met with parents to assist them with their child support cases at an information booth during the National Night Out event. From left to right, Chief of Staff for Supervisor Luis A. Alejo, Linda Gonzalez; City Parks staff, Vivian Salinas; Monterey County Supervisor, Luis A. Alejo; Child Support Officer, Maria Villasenor; Outreach Manager, Maria Cuellar; Salinas Library Director, Kristan Lundquist
Santa Clara County
Board of Supervisor Proclamation: August has been declared Child Support Awareness Month by the Board of Supervisors in Santa Clara County. On August 12th, the Board signed a proclamation recognizing the importance of the child support program throughout California and thanking the dedicated local staff for disbursing $92,577,926.00 to families in the last 12 months.
Board of Supervisor Proclamation: On July 31st, Ventura County DCSS representatives attended the Board of Supervisor’s Meeting and received a document proclaiming August as Child Support Awareness Month. Ventura County DCSS staff are excited about rebranding child support in Ventura County and believe this is a significant aspect of their efforts.
San Joaquin County
4th Annual Block Party: Held at the Stockton Weber Point Events Center, San Joaquin County DCSS’ Block Party partnered with over 60 local county agencies, community partners and vendors to provide information on the services available to San Joaquin County residents. There were family activities, informational booths, and over 400 free backpacks stuffed with school supplies that were given out to children.
Watch the pre-event video @ http://bit.ly/2TClkgq
San Bernardino County
Inaugural Back to School Health and Resource Fair: On August 1st, San Bernardino County DCSS held a Health and Resource Fair, the first of its kind for the department. Staff gave away 150 backpacks loaded with school supplies and community partners offered health and dental screenings, haircuts, CPR demonstrations, nutritious meal-on-a-budget demonstrations and a book giveaway.
School’s Cool Event: On August 7th, Tehama County DCSS, Tehama County Probation, Tehama County Social Services, Tehama County Health Service Agency and the Tehama County Library all banded together to provide a fun-filled morning for elementary and high school students. Backpacks, school supplies, hot dogs, and popsicles were all given away, and students were able to enter drawings for physical education clothes and Walmart gift cards