Wake County Human Services seeks to define its own mission and priorities and to build partnerships and community capacity with existing community resources. As a result, the agency may determine its best course is to partner with or contract with an outside entity to help fulfill the agency's mission.  In these circumstances, a centralized contracts management team in the Administration/Operations Division operates in a technical assistance capacity.

The Human Services Contracts & Grants Management Team
works closely with the Wake County Finance department to manage grants, requests for proposals, bids, and the procurement of goods and services for all Wake County agencies.
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There were 740 Human Services contracts in force during FY11 (excluding LME). These contracts represented more than $65 million worth of services purchased, accounting for approximately 38% of the agency's FY11 expenditures.

Please contact the Human Services Contracts & Grants Management team members with any questions:  
Danielle Dodson
Contracts Manager,
Team Lead
Susan Nolan
Contracts Manager
susan.nolan@wakegov.com ​​​919-212-7076
Brenda Nyamodi
Contracts Manager
brenda.nyamodi@wakegov.com ​919-212-7606
Frances McRay
Program Assistant
​Brenda C. Sterrett
Grants Manager
(reports to WCHS Business Officer​)
brenda.sterrett@wakegov.com ​919-212-0491