Domestic Violence

Clinton County Social Services contracts with Behavioral Health Services North’s STOP Domestic Violence Program for both residential and non-residential services for victims of domestic violence.  Social Services Caseworkers function as the agency’s domestic violence liaisons to meet with victims of domestic violence identifies by temporary assistance (TANF), Medicaid, or SNAP staff.

Services include:

  • Assessing the impact of domestic violence on an applicant and the applicant’s ability to comply with regulations
  • Recommending a waiver for temporary assistance program requirements when safety is an issue
  • Reassessing waiver eligibility periodically
  • Providing appropriate counseling and referrals as needed

Services are provided without regard to income.