Community Support Services is aimed at reducing social and economic dependency. Interim financial, medical, case management, and other related services are provided to needy, disabled, and elderly individuals and families who reside in Monroe County.
Assistance is supplemented with counseling and direction designed either to restore individuals to a self-sufficient status or to effect referrals to appropriate state or federal agencies for persons in need of long-term support.
The goal of these services is to maintain, restore, and/or promote independent management within a family and community network.
Community Support Services is funded through ad valor em taxes and state and federal grants, when available.