Social Services
Susan Sherwood, Commissioner

As stipulated in the Charter, the Commissioner of Social Services heads the Department with powers and duties imposed by Social Services Law. The department is accurately and efficiently providing benefits and services to the people of Rockland, in a manner that promotes self-sufficiency and protects the vulnerable. The department provides a broad range of social and economic services to Rockland residents in need.

Organization List

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  • DSS6010 - Department of Social Services
  • DSS6012 - DSS-Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Pg
  • DSS6030 - DSS - Family Day Care Provider Grt (6010)
  • DSS6055 - DSS - Purchase of Services Day Care Pg
  • DSS6070 - DSS - Services for Recipients
  • DSS6101 - DSS - Medical Assistance
  • DSS6102 - DSS - Medicaid MMIS
  • DSS6109 - DSS - Family Assistance
  • DSS6119 - DSS - Children's Services
  • DSS6123 - DSS - Juvenile Delinquent Care
  • DSS6140 - DSS - Safety Net Pg
  • DSS6141 - DSS - Home Energy Asst Pg (HEAP)
  • DSS6142 - DSS - Emergency Aid for Adults
  • 2018 Proposed Budget Agency Overview

    This is a overview of the agency's 2018 Proposed Operating budget.

    DSS Total Expenses

    $157,595,830

    DSS Total Revenues

    $68,667,750

    Local Share

    $88,928,080

    This is a overview of the agency's 2018 Proposed Personnel budget.

    Total Dollars

    Authorized
    Position Count

    DSS - Salaries, Employees

    $25,292,670

    376

    DSS - Overtime

    $150,000

    0

    DSS - Temporary

    $76,125

    0

    DSS - Summer & Student Employment

    $25,000

    0

    DSS - Relief Positions

    $95,000

    0

     


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