Department of Social Services (DSS) is a state supervised and locally administered social services system. Providing oversight and guidance to 120 local offices across the state, DSS delivers a wide variety of services and benefits to over 1.6 million citizens each year.
Our programs are designed to help the most vulnerable citizens find permanent solutions to many life challenges and increase the well-being of our state residents.
The social services sector covers a wide range of services, from money advice to caring for the elderly. What all these services have in common is they are about helping people. So if you’ve got a caring personality and want to help people, you might find a job to suit you here.
The Family Support Division, as a civil arm of the Department of Social Services, secures the rights of children and their parents to financial support by legally determining paternity and enforcing child support orders pursuant to federal requirements.