Bureau of Economic Security


Plans, organizes, administers, directs and oversees the eligibility determination of the following programs:

  • SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program)
  • Cash Assistance (OAA-Old AgeAssistance, AB-Aid to the Blind, TANF-Temporary Assistance to Needy Families, APTD-Aid to the Permanently and Totally Disabled & GA-General Assistance)
  • Medical Assistance (Medicaid and MIP) and
  • Child Care Assistance (CCDF-Child Care Development Fund)
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Inside the Bureau of Economic Security

  • Certification Section (Southern, Central, & Northern)

    Certification Staff screen client applications and conducts interviews for new, reopen and renewal applications; determines eligibility and need for expedited services.

  • Issuance Section

    Ensures the timely processing of over-the-counter requests and special payments for cash assistance through the direct payment process.

  • Program Management Section

    Ensures effective and efficient administration through program monitoring and evaluation activities.

  • Administrative Support Section

    The Administrative Support Section is responsible for personnel and administrative files, procuring supplies and materials, personnel management and providing administration and clerical support.