Amendment offered by Rep. Michelle Caldier (Port Orchard) (R) on April 3, 2021
Requires that any organization under contract with
DCYF for Behavioral Rehabilitation Services (BRS) or group home
services must provide at least 90 days notice when closing a facility or group home, and must coordinate with DCYF to arrange
alternate housing for foster children affected by the closure.
Placement stability for the foster children must be prioritized.