C.A.R.E Program’s Historical Honors
Listed below are a few honorary mentions that the C.A.R.E. Program has received in the past:
- The C.A.R.E. Program received the “2007 Gatekeeper Award” from San Francisco’s Elder Financial Network.
- The C.A.R.E. Program received awards of recognition honoring the C.A.R.E. Teams from the Riverside County Board of Supervisors 2000, 2003, and 2007.
- The C.A.R.E. Program was a 2004 finalist (top 15) in the National Innovations in American Government Awards from the Ash Institute for Democratic Governance and Innovation, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University.
- Published on the National Center on Elder Abuse website as a “Best Practices Program”.
- The C.A.R.E. Program/Team referred and assisted the District Attorney on specific elder abuse cases that resulted in combined sentences of over 972 years and five life sentences for the perpetrators and 242.8 million dollars in restitution (as of March, 2012). Published on the California Attorney General’s Safe State website as an “Elder Abuse Model Program”.
For further information or clarification, please send an e-mail to ASD_Inquiry@riversidedpss.org