Contra Costa County now has funding for the lethality assesment program which aims to prevent domestic violence related deaths.
“We are seeing about 100 clients per month over and above our normal caseload,” said Gloria Sandoval, chief executive officer of STAND!.
“We thought in the beginning that we would see clients that we had seen previously, but these are actually new folks that have not been in services at all, which is what we are finding nationally. The folks in the most dangerous situations don’t seek services."
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