Adult Detention Center

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1. What is the total size of the detention center?
2. What is the size of a typical cell?
3. What is the capacity of the detention center?
4. What was the total cost of the detention center construction?
5. Why are there no bars?
6. How are the doors operated?
7. Why are there so many windows?
8. Are all the cells the same?
9. How many detainees are booked in annually?
10. How many beds may be used for boarding from other facilities?
11. How much is the per diem charged to other facilities for boarding detainees?
12. What types of detainees can be placed in the Goodhue County Adult Detention Center?
13. Is the staff safe in this type of detention center?
14. What weapons, if any, is staff allowed to carry for protection and security?
15. What kind of training is required of staff?
16. What is the detainee improvement account?
17. What is a booking fee?
18. What are co-pays?

Adult Foster Care

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1. What is adult foster care?
2. What types of adult foster care are there?
3. What are the licensing requirements for adult foster care?
4. What is the application process?
5. How are providers paid?
6. What kind of clients will I get?
7. What is the role of the licensor?
8. What types of supports are available to adult foster care providers?
9. What are the training requirements for foster care providers?
10. Am I responsible for residents’ medical bills?

Child Care

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1. Do I need to be licensed?
2. How long does it take to get licensed?
3. What is unlicensed care?
4. How do I make a complaint on a child care home?

Child Support

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1. When is it necessary to establish parentage?
2. Why establish parentage?
3. Your child’s legal parentage must be established before the court will issue an order for support. How is parentage established?
4. When is it necessary to establish child support orders?
5. How is a support order established?
6. How can I change my support order?
7. How can I go about locating the other parent?
8. What is income withholding?
9. What happens to support collected on my case if I receive public assistance?
10. How do I receive the support collected?
11. What are my direct deposit choices?
12. How are payments applied to my case?
13. How do I receive child support?
14. How does the child support agency collect arrears?
15. What is the attorney / applicant relationship?

Contract Policing Communities

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1. What is contract policing?
2. What are the Sheriff’s responsibilities?
3. What are the responsibilities of the city?
4. Why contract for policing?
5. Who determines the level of policing?

Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

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1. How big of a problem is Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS)?
2. How much alcohol is safe for a pregnant woman to drink?
3. If a woman is drinking during pregnancy, should she quit?

Full Child Support (IV-D)

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1. Who can apply for support and collections services?
2. How do I apply for support and collections services?
3. Do I have to pay the application fee?
4. How do I apply for child support services if I get public assistance?
5. What do child support services include?
6. What services are not provided?