SB 5700 - DIGEST

Requires the secretary of the department of children, youth, and families to work with each person in its custody, and the family of a juvenile under the age of eighteen, to establish a safe release plan into safe and stable housing.

Authorizes the secretary, if he or she is unable to establish a safe release plan, to provide rental vouchers to the person in custody for a period not to exceed six months if rental assistance will result in a safe release plan.