The Sedgwick County Department of Human Services is a State Supervised, County Administered agency that serves a wide variety of people from different walks of life. Assistance is available to individuals or families, in a wide array of services when certain income and resource criteria are met.
Urgent Services Provided
The Federal Government provides the main source of funding for the various programs administered by the Sedgwick County Department of Human Services, with additional finding from State and County resources. Under most programs, the federal and state funding levels are at 80% of the total cost of running the program. All states must follow prescribed rules and regulations promulgated by the Federal Government in the administration of the programs. In addition, all counties in Colorado must adhere to strict regulations set forth by the Colorado Department of Human Services. This results in uniformity in the delivery of services throughout the United States and within each county of Colorado. All programs available through the Sedgwick County Department of Human Services are mandated under federal and state law. Under federal statute, States must made funds available for certain programs.