Friday, March 12, 2010

Deschutes County Commission on Children & Families Seeks Community Feedback

Our youth need your voice. -hoc

The Deschutes County Commission on Children & Families (CCF) seeks
community feedback about issues relating to children, youth and
families. Feedback gathered through a quick on-line survey with be
used to improve public prevention services in Deschutes County. The
community may take the survey before April 1.

Designed with everyone's busy schedule in mind, the "5-Minutes for
Families Survey" includes questions about juvenile crime, family
violence, affordable housing, access to health services, child abuse,
childcare availability, family homelessness, poverty and more.

Community input will be used to help create the Juvenile Crime
Prevention Plan and the Community Plan. The plans will help staff
decide which prevention programs and services are needed in Deschutes

The Juvenile Crime Prevention Plan will be forwarded to the Governor's
Juvenile Crime Prevention Advisory Council in April.

To access the survey please visit .

Hard copies of the survey are also available on the CCF website at
and the Juvenile Community Justice website at
and must be returned to the CCF office by Wednesday, March 31.
Mailing instructions are on the
survey hard copies.

For more information about the "5-Minutes for Families Survey", please
contact Deschutes County Program Development Specialist Diane Treadway
at (541) 385-1405. ##