To view graphic version of this page, refresh this page (F5)

Skip to page body

Meeting Information


2009 2008 2007 

Family Violence Council:

Addressing Violence throughout the Lifespan


Intervention Committee


Thursday, September 10, 2009

2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

25 Van Ness Avenue, Room 338-A



I.          Call to Order/Agenda Changes                                  DISCUSSION/ACTION         1 min.

            Action: To approve the meeting agenda.


II.        Introductions                                                              DISCUSSION                         4 min.


III.       BUSINESS                                                                  DISCUSSION/ACTION         110 min.


A.                 Overview of Intervention Services

a.       Child Abuse

b.      Domestic Violence

c.       Elder/Dependent Adult Abuse

B.                 Best Practices for San Francisco – Brainstorming and Prioritizing

C.                 Next Steps in Improving Child Abuse and Elder Abuse Intervention Services


IV.       Public Comment                                                         DISCUSSION                         4 min.

This item is to allow members of the public to comment, for a maximum of 2 minutes each, on matters within the Council’s purview, as well as to suggest new agenda items for the Council’s future consideration. 


V.         Adjournment                                                               ACTION                                 1 min.


The San Francisco Superior Court is accessible to persons using wheelchairs and others with disabilities.  Assistive listening devices are available upon request. Agendas are available in large print upon request.  Materials in alternative formats, American Sign Language interpreters, and other accommodations will be made available upon request.  Please make your request for alternative format or other accommodations to the Department on the Status of Women at 415-252-2570. Providing at least 72 hours notice prior to the meeting will help to ensure availability. If any materials related to an item on this agenda have been distributed to the Council after distribution of the agenda packet, those materials are available for public inspection at the Department on the Status of Women, 25 Van Ness Ave, Suite 130, San Francisco, CA 94102, during normal office hours.  

The nearest BART station is Civic Center Plaza at the intersection of Market, Grove, and Hyde Streets.  The MUNI Metro lines are the J, K, L, M, and N (Civic Center Station or Van Ness Avenue Station).  MUNI bus lines serving the area are the 6, 7, 9, 21, 47, 49, 71, and F Market.  Accessible curbside parking is available on 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place (San Francisco City Hall) and Grove Street.  In order to assist the City’s efforts to accommodate persons with severe allergies, environmental illness, multiple chemical sensitivity or related disabilities, attendees at public meetings are reminded that other attendees may be sensitive to various chemical based scented products.  Please help the City to accommodate these individuals. For inquiries or requests for accommodations, please call 415- 554-6789 (V), 415-554-6799 (TTY).

Know Your Rights under the Sunshine Ordinance (Chapter 67 of the San Francisco Administrative Code)

Government’s duty is to serve the public, reaching its decision in full view of the public. Commissions, boards, councils and other agencies of the City and County exist to conduct the people’s business.  This ordinance assures that deliberations are conducted before the people and that City operations are open to the people’s review.  For more information on your rights under the Sunshine Ordinance, or to report a violation of the Ordinance, contact the Sunshine Ordinance Task Force at 415-554-7724.  To obtain a free copy of the Sunshine Ordinance contact the  Sunshine Ordinance Task Force, City Hall, Room 244, 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place, San Francisco, CA 94102-4689, phone: 415-554-7724, fax: 415-554-7854.  Copies of the Sunshine Ordinance can also be obtained from the San Francisco Public Library and on the City’s website at

Lobbyist Registration and Reporting Requirements

Individuals and entities that influence or attempt to influence local legislative or administrative action may be required by the San Francisco Lobbyist Ordinance [SF Campaign & Governmental Conduct Code § 2.100] to register and report lobbying activity.  For more information about the Lobbyist Ordinance, please contact the San Francisco Ethics Commission at 25 Van Ness Avenue, Suite 220, San Francisco, CA  94102 ; telephone 415-252-3100; fax 415-252-3112; website: