Several economic assistance programs have been created to assist citizens within the human services arena, including Food and Nutrition Services, Medicaid, Work First, Child Care and Energy Assistance. Human Services programs must be administered to ensure that only eligible applicants receive benefits.

The Program Integrity Unit ensures the integrity of agency programs and maintains accountability in expenditure of public funds through prevention, detection and investigation of fraud and abuse by consumers.

In Fiscal Year 2013–2014 the Program Integrity Unit:
  • Received 1,320 referrals
  • Established $931,984.94 in claims 
  • Established a cost saving of $886,896.15 and  
  • Collected $671,378.82 in revenue.