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Although social service programs did not escape budget cutting in the 1991 session of the NC General Assembly, substantial new state funding was provided for child protective services and some other areas. This bulletin describes these and other legislative developments relating to social services, juvenile law, aging, and related fields.
Orange County’s El Centro Latino has closed leaving Latinos in the area in need of many social services. The center provided information referral services and tutoring aid for students, English classes, job employment assistance, and more. The small nonprofit suffered from a high turnover in leadership and a lack of funding. Many area residents are upset and will have to travel to Durham or Chatham Counties to get help.