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Meeting Name: Committee on General Welfare Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 9/24/2019 10:00 AM Minutes status: Draft  
Meeting location: Council Chambers - City Hall
Jointly with the Committee on Women and Gender Equity
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T2019-4927 *   Oversight - Update: HRA System of Domestic Violence SheltersOversight    Not available Not available
Int 0152-2018 *Stephen T. Levin  Requiring the dept of homeless services to report on families with children in shelter.IntroductionThe proposed bill would require the Department of Homeless Services to produce a monthly report on the total number of families with children living in shelter or entering the shelter system disaggregated by shelter type; percentage of families found eligible disaggregated by number of applications submitted; the number of families and placed in shelter based on their individualized needs; the average length of stay for families and the total number of families leaving shelter to permanent housing; and metrics concerning school enrollment and attendance for children living in shelter.   Not available Not available
Int 1712-2019 *Helen K. Rosenthal  Reporting on the services provided to transgender and gender non-conforming individuals in domestic violence shelters.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Social Services to review the outreach efforts and services provided to transgender and gender non-conforming individuals in domestic violence shelters. The department would submit to the Mayor and the Speaker of the Council and publish on its website, a report disclosing the number of transgender, gender non-conforming and non-binary (TGNCNB) individuals served, the types of services offered and utilized, the length of time TCNCNB individuals stayed in the shelter, their reasons for leaving the shelter, the type of housing TGNCNB individuals entered on leaving the shelter, any complaints the Department received about services provided to TGNCNB individuals, the Department’s outreach efforts and recommendations for changes to the Department’s services and outreach efforts.   Not available Not available
T2019-5075 *Farah N. Louis PreconsideredAuthorizing shelters for victims of domestic violence to be reimbursed for any payment differential for housing a single individual in a room intended for double occupancy. (A.2381/S.5471)Resolution    Not available Not available
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