Fiscal

The Fiscal unit provides fiscal support to LCDSS and is responsible for distributing client benefits and processing incoming and outgoing mail.  Designated Fiscal staff work closely with Eligibility and Social Work staff to ensure correct Medi-Cal aid codes, share of cost information and address information for recipients of CalWORKs, OPA, IHSS and the Supplemental Security Income (SSI) programs.  Income reports are mailed to all recipients of program assistance and, upon their return, are logged into the ISAWS system.  The Fiscal unit is responsible for collecting CalWORKS and Food Stamp overpayments and ensuring the Medi-Cal Eligibility Data System (MEDS) shows accurate information.  Fiscal staff process and issue all payments made by LCDSS, including CalWORKs, WtW, Foster Care, Adoptions and General Relief payments.  The Accounting unit also process all expenses and income for Public Guardian clients.