Human Services Department ensures equal access to human rights for all citizens in the areas of housing, employment, and public accommodations through compliance with local, state, and federal civil rights laws. Providing mediation services to citizens by offering alternative resolutions to disputes, and various programs and services that prevent homelessness, maintain independent living and keep at-risk youth in school.
The services provided include income support, medical assistance and comprehensive services designed to promote a higher quality of life for children, families and disadvantaged or elderly adults. Services and programs reach a diverse population of residents from preschool children participating in Head Start programs to older adults attending senior center activities.
“The Human Service Department works in concert with interrelated departments, community partners, stakeholders, individuals and families to provide access, education and empowerment to promote self-sufficiency to a diverse service population while maintaining a commitment to ensuring a quality delivery of services within the community.”