CALICO was pleased to find that the admiration is mutual. In reflecting on their favorite thing about CALICO, all five team members singled out the people and the relationships that make for an easier and more effective investigation. Detective Hawks commented, “Without CALICO, we could not do our job. In the 2½ years in my current assignment, I have never had a child who has had a negative impression after their CALICO interview.” What CALICO sees is a team that never los
Thanks to a $20,000 grant from the State Council on Developmental Disabilities Area Board 5, CALICO will improve services to victims with developmental disabilities in Alameda County. Over the next 12 months, CALICO will increase the number of child, adolescent and adult victims with developmental disabilities who benefit from a collaborative response to abuse allegations; improve the quality of the response for victims and their families; and prevent future victimization.