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FUNCTION

The function of Administration and Support Services is to provide overall leadership, administration, and direction to the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), while providing an efficient system of support services to ensure effective management and delivery of services.

Program Descriptions

  Office of the Director

The Office of the Director provides comprehensive leadership and direction for the Department, including policy development and implementation, planning and accountability, service integration, customer service, and the formation and maintenance of partnerships with non-governmental service providers. Further, the Office of the Director facilitates external liaison and communications, provides overall guidance and leadership of health and social service initiatives, and ensures compliance with relevant laws and regulations including the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).

  Office of the Chief Operating Officer

This Office provides overall administration of the day-to-day operations of the Department, including direct service delivery, budget and fiscal management oversight, contract management, logistics and facilities support, human resources management, and information technology support and development.

  Office of Community Affairs

This Office supports the Department's vision of building a healthy, safe, and strong community. Its mission is to promote health equity, improve quality of services, and increase individual and family self-sufficiency, especially among racial and ethnic minorities and low-income communities. The Office accomplishes its mission by fostering strong partnerships to provide education, outreach, system navigation, effective referrals, language assistance, and policy advocacy. It consists of the Community Action Agency, Head Start, Takoma-East Silver Spring (TESS) Center, the Leadership Institute of Equity and Elimination of Disparities, the African American Health Program, the Latino Health Initiative, and the Asian American Health Initiative.

Program Performance MeasuresActual
FY15
Actual
FY16
Estimated
FY17
Target
FY18
Target
FY19
Percentage of African Americans who demonstrate an increase in knowledge after taking diabetes education classes 18281N/AN/AN/A
1  This data will no longer be available beginning in FY17 due to service format changes. HHS will identify a replacement measure in FY17.
Budget Trends
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Program Contacts

Contact Victoria Buckland of the HHS - Administration and Support at 240.777.1211 or Joshua Watters of the Office of Management and Budget at 240.777.2768 for more information regarding this department's operating budget.

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Program Summary
Program NameFY17 APPR
Expenditures
FY17 APPR
FTEs
FY18 APPR
Expenditures
FY18 APPR
FTEs
Office of the Director524956728.25501697528.05
Office of the Chief Operating Officer1971639090.752195752892.51
Office of Community Affairs898423124.501160876333.50
Total33950188143.5038583266154.06