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Statistical Information

The Lake County Department of Social Services (LCDSS) statistical information included in this report is a compilation of data from numerous sources including statistical data reports submitted to the State, County Expense Claim information, current database records, and statistical information provided by contract agencies.  This information is compiled upon completion of the fiscal year.  Unless otherwise stated, the information included is an annual figure.

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California Department of Social Services

Adult Protective Services 07/08
Average Monthly Caseload 40
Referrals  473
Adults Interviewed 382
Confirmed Abuse 128

Behavioral Health 07/08
Average Monthly Caseload 140
Annual Referrals 249

Cal Learn 07/08
Annual Referrals 32
Average Monthly Caseload 24
Earned High School Diploma/Equivalent 9

CalWORKs 07/08
Average Monthly Caseload 1,137
Annual Applications 1,630
Annual Approvals 681
Annual Discontinuance Due to Employment 137
Annual CalWORKs Issuance $7,331,917

CalWORKs Diversion 07/08
Families Received Payment  1
Total Expenditure $4,544

CalWORKs Welfare-to-Work 07/08
Average Monthly Enrollees 384
Average Monthly Sanctions 130
Average Monthly Exemptions 325
Annual Transportation Expenditure $403,123
Annual Ancillary Expenditure $97,007

Childcare 07/08
Families Receiving Stage 1 Childcare  524
Children Receiving Stage 1 Childcare  923
Annual Stage 1 Childcare Expenditure  $343,540

 Children’s Services  07/08
Referrals for Child Abuse 1,219
Referrals Investigated  543
ER Cases Opened  64
Average Monthly FM Caseload  47
Average Monthly FR Caseload  50
Average Monthly PP Caseload  152
Children Receiving ILP Services  58

CMSP  07/08
Average Monthly Caseload 956
Annual Applications 5,669
Annual Discontinuance 3,019
Annual Administrative Expenditure $206,915
Annual Participation Fee $150,277

Domestic Violence Services 07/08
Annual Referrals 52
Families Receiving Counseling 58
Families Receiving Shelter  17


Employment and Training 07/08
Average Monthly Case Management Caseload 564
Annual Job Club Referrals 459
Annual Participants Obtaining Employment  216

Food Stamps 07/08
Average Monthly Caseload 2,534
Annual Applications 4,790
Annual Issuance $7,607,082

Foster Care 07/08  
Average Monthly Foster Care Caseload 203
Annual Foster Care Expenditure $4,682,246
Average Monthly SED1 Caseload 1
Annual SED Expenditure $67,367
Average Monthly AAP2 Caseload 174
Annual AAP Expenditure $1,954,697
Average Monthly KinGAP3 Caseload 23
Annual KinGAP Expenditure $158,596
Total Annual Expenditure $4,686,829

1 Seriously Emotionally Disturbed (SED) - Youth who have been identified with serious mental health challenges and are placed in residential facilities that specialize in treating emotionally disturbed youth.

2Adoption Assistance Program (AAP) - Provides financial assistance, including help with medical care, to families who adopt children who would otherwise remain in long-term foster care.

3Kinship Guardianship Assistance Payment Program (KinGap) – Provides financial assistance, including help with medical care, to relative caregivers assuming legal guardianship of children previously placed with that relative in long-term foster care.


Fraud Referrals  07/08
Annual CalWORKs Referrals Received  237
Annual Food Stamp Referrals Received  482
Annual Fraudulent Overpayments Identified  $65,631


General Relief  07/08
Average Monthly Caseload 13
Annual Approvals 39
Annual Discontinuance 36
Annual Issuance $32,957
Annual Issuance Per Case $2,525
Annual SSI Reimbursement Per Case $1,894

In-Home Supportive Services 07/08
Average Monthly Recipient Caseload 1,488
PA Registry Providers 296
Non-Registry Providers 1,200
Annual Provider Hours 2,143,909
Annual Provider Payroll $17,363,053

Learning Disabilities Assessments 07/08
Annual Referrals 28
Completed Testing 15

Medi-Cal 07/08
Average Monthly Caseload 5,532
Annual Applications 9,558
Annual Discontinuance 5,737
Annual Administrative Expenditure $2,493,318

Pediculosis Anti-Lice (PAL)  07/08
CalWORKs Children Served 168
Annual Head Checks 10,978
Number of Schools With PAL Services 18

Public Administrator 07/08
Annual Cases 41
Annual Cremations 41

Public Guardian 07/08
Annual LPS / Probate Cases 117

Section 8 Housing Program 07/08
Vouchers Available - Average per Month 224
Vouchers Lease-up - Average per Month 205
Port-in Vouchers  - Average per Month 43