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File #: 20-143    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Report Status: Presentations
File created: 12/23/2019 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 2/5/2020 Final action:
Title: Department of Social Services FY19 Annual Report
Attachments: 1. Att.A - Annual Report
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AGENDA DATE: 2/5/2020

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Department of Social Services FY19 Annual Report
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SUBJECT/PROPOSAL/REQUEST: Presentation of the DSS FY19 Annual Report

ITEM TYPE: Regular Information Item

STAFF CONTACT(S): Richardson, Walker, Savides

PRESENTER (S): Jennie More, Advisory Board Chair

LEGAL REVIEW: Not Required

REVIEWED BY: Jeffrey B. Richardson

BACKGROUND: Pursuant to Virginia Code ? 63.300, all counties in Virginia are required to establish a local board to oversee the provision of social services to its residents. The Board of Supervisors established the Albemarle County Department of Social Services Advisory Board in 1997. One of its required duties is to make an annual report to the Board of Supervisors, concurrent with the Department's budget presentation, concerning the administration of the public welfare program.

STRATEGIC PLAN: Quality Government Operations: Ensure County government's capacity to provide high quality service that achieves community priorities

DISCUSSION: The FY19 Annual Report provides a summary of the Department's programs and services, including the number of cases in each program area for the year, coupled with stories of some of those served. Also included are the Department's Key Performance Indicators and unaudited statements of financial resources. Of note in this report is the continued increase in the number of individuals served through our Department's Medicaid Program due to Medicaid Expansion. Additionally, increases are noted in Child Protective Services and Adult Protective Services referrals and Child Care Subsidy. Our family engagement efforts continue as demonstrated by the increase in numbers of Family Partnership Meetings. Finally, the workload measures data show that the department continues to operate with less than the required number of staff as determined by the 2008 VDSS Workload Measures study.

BUDGET IMPACT: Funding for the Department of Social Services is included i...

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