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Services Integration: Strengthening Offenders and Families, While Promoting Community Health and Safety

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Services integration necessitates the development of collaborations across public agencies, or between public and private organizations. Such collaboratives may facilitate service coordination using various mechanisms, including: centralized intake, assessment, or referral; increased information sharing, possibly using transparent or linked management information systems; cross-disciplinary training and case staffing; joint fund-raising or resource sharing; and co-location of staff.