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Civil Rights Compliance Plan (CRCP)

    In compliance with federal regulations and state Manual of Policies and Procedures (MPP) Division 21 regulations, the Civil Rights Bureau requires county welfare departments to provide a Civil Rights Compliance Plan (CRCP) establishing the welfare department's civil rights policies and procedures.For the latest information concerning the CRCP and the transition from Annual Plans to the CRCP, please refer to All County Letter No. 09-79, December 10, 2009, with the subject: Annual Civil Rights Plans .

    Your Plan is in effect for one time period between compliance reviews, based on the size of the county:

    County Size Time Period Covered
    Small 3 years
    Medium 2 years
    Large 1 year

    Your CRCP is due to the Civil Rights Bureau 60 days before the first of the county's scheduled compliance review month.(See the Compliance Review Tab for Compliance Review Schedules.) For example, if you are a medium county scheduled for your next review in April 2010, then your plan would be due on February 1, 2010.

    The CRCP Guidelines can be found in PDF format at Civil Rights Compliance Plan Guidelines, PDF or in word format at Civil Rights Compliance Plan Guidelines, Word.

    Each county must submit an Assurance of Compliance Statement with their CRCP, with an original director's signature.You can find a copy of the Assurance of Compliance Statement here PDF format and here word format .

    The Vendor Assurance of Compliance Statement can be found in PDF format or in word format .

    If county staff have questions regarding this information, they should contact the Civil Rights Bureau at (916) 654-2107, or e-mail us at crb@dss.ca.gov .

    Revised 5/14/2014