Sacramento County Seeking Funds for Abuse Screening
The Sacramento County District Attorney's Office and Child Protective Services are seeking funding for a program at the UC-Davis Medical Center that screens children who were taken from their homes because of concerns about their welfare for signs of abuse, neglect or medical problems. The program lost its funding because of budget cuts. The county DA and CPS sought money from First 5 Sacramento Commission, which funds children's programs through a tobacco tax, but the group delayed its decision.
- "County Seeks To Restore Screenings for Hidden Child Abuse" (Hubert, Sacramento Bee, 12/18).