Emancipation Services - focuses on the special needs of youth in out-of-home
care who are reaching adulthood.
Child Welfare Services Redesign Planning Council - implements statewide
and local efforts to improve CWS service systems and delivery with
emphasis on prevention, diversion, early intervention, alternate response,
and improved permanency options, increased accountability for CWS
systems, and stakeholder and community involvement.
Perinatal Substance Abuse Subcommittee - initiates and supports a new
prevalence study to provide valuable information to guide service delivery
efforts and to discuss standard of care issues related to substance abuse
for pregnant women.
The following subcommittee is no longer active:
Children’s Domestic Violence Subcommittee - oversee completion of tasks
outlined in the Safe and Bright Futures for Children Initiative. This
initiative, funded by the Department of Health and Human Services, seeks
to diminish the damaging effects of domestic violence on children and
adolescents in Orange County, and to stop the cycles of abuse and
The OCCP meets on the third Thursday of each month and its meetings are open
to the public. If you would like more information about the OCCP and its activities,
please visit the OCCP homepage.