Lake County Health and Human Services envisions a healthy and safe community existing to promote optimal health, protect those who are unable to protect themselves and assist and support self-sufficiency.
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Agency Program Areas Include:
Child Support is money some parents pay to other people to support their children. The Court orders the support. The support may be part of a Court Order in a divorce or legal separation, paternity action, order for protection, child custody action or a separate child support action. Some services provided are locating parents, establishing parentage, establishing Court Orders for child, medical and/or child care support and collection and processing payments.
Financial Assistance is the name given to assistance programs available to people who qualify according to state and federal guidelines of income and assets. These programs include cash assistance, child care assistance, food support, health care and emergency assistance.
Public Health is the science and art of preventing disease, prolonging life and promoting health. Some services provided by the Public Health Department are WIC, family home visiting, footcare and immunizations.
Environmental Health is composed of services that include food and beverage, lodging, youth camp and public pool licensing and radon education.
Social Services is composed of services that include adoption assistance, adult, family and children’s services, chemical and mental health services, elderly and disability services, foster care and child care licensing and community education and prevention services.
In accordance with Federal Law and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, political beliefs or disability.
To file a complaint of discrimination, write USDA, Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20250-9410 or call toll free (866) 632-9992 (Voice). Individuals who are hearing impaired or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339; or (800) 845-6136 (Spanish). USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.
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