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Welfare and Institutions Code - WIC

DIVISION 8.5. MELLO-GRANLUND OLDER CALIFORNIANS ACT [9000 - 9757.5]

  ( Division 8.5 repealed and added by Stats. 1996, Ch. 1097, Sec. 13. )

CHAPTER 2. California Department of Aging [9100 - 9118.5]

  ( Chapter 2 added by Stats. 1996, Ch. 1097, Sec. 13. )

ARTICLE 2. Senior Housing Information and Support Center [9115 - 9117]
  ( Article 2 added by Stats. 2000, Ch. 797, Sec. 2. )

9115.
  

There is in the California Department of Aging the Senior Housing Information and Support Center, which shall have the following functions:

(a) The center shall serve as a clearinghouse for information for seniors and their families regarding available innovative resources and senior services.

(b) (1) The center shall provide information or contract with another entity to provide information concerning housing options and home modification alternatives, to enable seniors to live independently or with their families as often as possible.

(2) The center shall distribute this information to each area agency on aging and to other appropriate entities throughout the state.

(c) The center shall promote education and training for professionals who work directly with seniors in order to maximize opportunities for independent living.

(d) This section shall be implemented only to the extent that funds for these purposes are appropriated by the Legislature in the annual Budget Act or other statute.

(Amended by Stats. 2003, 1st Ex. Sess., Ch. 7, Sec. 13. Effective May 5, 2003.)

9116.
  

The Director of the California Department of Aging shall appoint all necessary staff to carry out the provisions of this article.

(Added by Stats. 2000, Ch. 797, Sec. 2. Effective January 1, 2001.)

9117.
  

Implementation of this article shall be subject to an appropriation in the annual Budget Act.

(Added by Stats. 2000, Ch. 797, Sec. 2. Effective January 1, 2001.)

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