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By David Pan 

Embedded social worker hire approved

City to investigate whether council candidate was asked about political affiliation


Last updated 2/9/2022 at 11:09am

The City Council unanimously approved the use of American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds to contract with Compass Health to start an embedded social worker program during its Monday, Feb. 7, meeting.

The program’s $65,000 cost includes a part-time community transition staff member to work with primarily homeless members of the community to provide support and engagement to connect individuals with the most appropriate resources.

The City will be able to continue the program with ARPA funds through at least 2024. After that, the City would have to find other ways to pay for the program, thou...

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