County approves mental health and homeless outreach contract with City of Menifee

The County of Riverside approved a contract with the City of Menifee to provide mental health and homeless outreach services. A 5-0 Riverside County Board of Supervisors vote June 15 approved the contract for the Riverside University Health System’s Behavioral Health division to provide services to the city. The city will pay the $410,000 cost for the services which unless renewed or terminated early will be provided through June 30, 2023. The agreement will allow Behavioral Health staff to connect homeless individuals to housing, behavioral health services, substance use abatement services, and medical primary care. The City and Behavioral Health will partner with law enforcement and respond to calls involving homelessness and behavioral health issues. The City of Menifee will
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