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ABOUT OUR BUDGET

About our Budget

RUTHERFORD COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES

BUDGET FACTS

FY 2014-2015

 

• Total Administrative Expense -- $8,123,010

County Cost -- $2,445,593

 

• Total Program Expense -- $5,752,982

County Cost – $1,662.906

 

• TOTAL: $13,875,992

TOTAL COUNTY COST: $4,108,499

 

PAYMENTS TO OR ON BEHALF OF RUTHERFORD COUNTY RESIDENTS 

 

• Foster Care -- $754,176

County Cost -- $253,357

 

• Adoption Assistance – approx. $975,000

County Cost of Adoption Assistance -- 

$183,648

 

• Work First Cash Assistance – approx. $533,211

County Cost -- $0 

 

• Child Day Care Subsidy -- $2,239,170

• Smart Start Day Care -- $400,000

County Cost for both: $0

 

• Crisis Intervention Program (heating 

assistance): $287,518

County Cost: $0

 

Low Income Energy Assistance Program: $431,993

County Cost: $0

 

• Chore Services for Elderly -- $145,576

County Cost -- $15,261

 

• Adult Day Care -- $25,219

County Cost -- $2,802

 

• Special Assistance (rest home payments) --

$1,754,873

County Cost -- $897,436

 

• Medicaid -- $105,580,561

County Cost -- $4,000

 

• Discretionary Fund -- For unclaimed bodies county burials,

medicines, other necessities not covered 

under another program: $53,000 (all county)

 

 

For additional information on the DSS Budget contact Pam Price at 828-287-6149 or Pam Price