Accounting is responsible for all accounting functions of the department, including preparing claims for federal/state reimbursement, processing vendor payments, maintenance of trust accounts/assets, recoveries, repayments, burials and preparation of the Department's annual budget.

Total expenditures for 2021 were $42,570,206. County cost of the total expenditures was $21,152,564 or 49.6%. Each program has its own reimbursement strategy for program and administrative costs. For example, Safety Net benefit costs are reimbursed 29%, but the administration receives no reimbursement. Family Assistance benefits and administration are fully reimbursed. Other programs, such as HEAP, have no direct county cost.

For statistics see the most recent Annual Report