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

Click on the Organization's name to view its budget details.

  • DSS6010 - Department of Social Services
  • 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
  • 2017 Adopted Budget Agency Overview

    This is a overview of the agency's 2017 Adopted Operating budget.

    DSS Total Expenses

    $155,692,575

    DSS Total Revenues

    $67,215,400

    Local Share

    $88,477,175

    This is a overview of the agency's 2017 Adopted Personnel budget.

    Total Dollars

    Authorized
    Position Count

    DSS - Salaries, Employees

    $25,299,030

    370

    DSS - Overtime

    $150,000

    0

    DSS - Temporary

    $76,125

    0

    DSS - Relief Positions

    $15,000

    0

     


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