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Special Commitment Program - Dept of Social and Health Services

RCW 71.09

The Special Commitment Center (SCC) program of the Behavioral Health Administration (BHA) was established under the authority of Chapter 71.09 RCW, the Community Protection Act, to provide for the detainment and civil commitment of persons found to meet the statutory definition of a sexually violent predator. SCC strives to provide rehabilitation services for residents, create pathways for their future, and maintain community safety. The SCC operates the Total Confinement Facility on McNeil Island for up to 300 residents, and two less-restrictive residential facilities called Secure Community Transition Facilities (SCTF). The SCTFs house up to 30 SCC residents who have progressed in treatment and have received court-ordered conditional releases to less-restrictive alternative placements. The two SCTFs are located on McNeil Island and in Seattle. The SCC also has case management responsibilities for SCC residents who have received court-ordered conditional releases to their family homes or a contracted 24-hour supervised residential program.

Agency Mission

To transform lives through dedication to the wellness of individuals, their families and the community through behavioral health intervention, treatment and education.
Request 114,021,000
Net change from current biennium 39,349,344 Increase
Percent change from current biennium 52.7% Increase

Program Level Summary

Fund Title Actual Estimated Proposed
Actual Estimated Estimated Proposed Proposed
General Fund - Federal 406,435 434,537
General Fund - State 48,469,000 50,929,200 20,038,983 57,154,000 56,867,000
Pension Funding Stabilization Account - State 2,290,000 2,290,000 572,500
Annual Total 50,759,000 53,625,636 21,046,020 57,154,000 56,867,000

Operating Budget: Change from Preceding Biennium

Actual Estimated Proposed
Amount Percent Amount Percent Amount Percent
17,801,558 21.8% (24,857,344) (25.0%) 39,349,344 52.7%

Employment Summary

  Actual Estimated Proposed
  2018-19 Actual 2019-20 Estimated 2020-21 Estimated 2021-22 Proposed 2022-23 Proposed
FTE Staff Years 443.0 424.6 404.0 455.0 454.4