Maine Revised Statutes

§19133. Program implementation and oversight

The cabinet shall initiate, implement and oversee programs, policies and services consistent with the purposes of this chapter, which may include but are not limited to: [1999, c. 785, §3 (NEW).]

1. Communities for Children.  Supporting a collaborative effort between communities and State Government, known as Communities for Children, to effectively address problems facing the State's children and families by mobilizing the resources of State Government with resources and leadership at the community level;
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2. Effectiveness indicators.  Identifying indicators to measure child well-being to be used by Maine policy makers;
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3. Safe homes.  Working to ensure that all children have a safe and permanent home;
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4. Civil and caring school environments.  Providing civil and caring school environments in which violence is eliminated and the health needs of students are provided for;
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5. Supportive communities.  Focusing community members and resources to support goal-setting, counseling and mentoring for every child;
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6. Reducing suicide.  Reducing the incidence of suicide among Maine youth and improving access to appropriate prevention and intervention services;
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7. Access to information and referral.  Ensuring easy access to information and referral services regarding child and family services;
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8. Service coordination.  Coordinating social services to children and their families as an integrated whole and facilitating access to all services needed by family members;
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9. Ensuring services.  Ensuring coordination of services to parents of children birth to 5 years of age; and
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10. Local case review and resolution; pooled funds.  Providing services to children with multiple needs within the child's community by supporting case review and resolution at the local level using appropriate funds pooled from each department of the cabinet.
[ 1999, c. 785, §3 (NEW) .]
SECTION HISTORY
1999, c. 785, §3 (NEW).