Social Services
Joan Silvestri, 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
  • DSSGD18 - DSS - Child Rt NY/ Safe Horbor Grt (6010)
  • DSSGD19 - DSS - Elder Abuse Ed & Outreach Grt (6010)
  • DSSGD20 - DSS - Juvenile Sprvsn/Treatment Pg (6010)
  • 2019 Proposed Budget Agency Overview

    This is a overview of the agency's 2019 Proposed Operating budget.

    DSS Total Expenses

    $161,251,110

    DSS Total Revenues

    $68,348,855

    Local Share

    $92,902,255

    This is a overview of the agency's 2019 Proposed Personnel budget.

    Total Dollars

    Authorized
    Position Count

    DSS - Salaries, Employees

    $25,022,560

    374

    DSS - Overtime

    $225,000

    0

    DSS - Temporary

    $80,000

    0

    DSS - Summer & Student Employment

    $40,000

    0

    DSS - Relief Positions

    $95,000

    0

     


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