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Administrative Services Division

The Administrative Services Division of the center is responsible for financial and other functions that provide support to the direct services provided by the regional center, including:

  • The control and management of thousands of claims for services purchased on behalf of clients and families
  • Management of the office operations and physical plant
  • Information technology and computer support
  • Client revenue and money management services
  • Auditing service providers and managing contracts between the center and various entities

The division is organized into functional areas as follows:

The unit is responsible for: 

  • Purchase of services payments
  • Payments for operating expenses
  • Banking
  • Budget forecasting and cash management
  • Payroll coordination

Client Revenue Coordination
This unit is responsible for:

  • Managing client funds and other public benefits for approximately 850 individuals for whom the center is the payee
  • Coordinating applications and redeterminations for Social Security and other public benefits
  • Providing money management services for some clients who live independently 

Information Technology
This unit is responsible for managing and supporting computer operations at the center, including:

  • Managing the midrange computer system that is linked with the State, which includes client and financial data
  • Managing the personal computer operations at the center and the networks that link them including aspects such as email, file storage, and printing
  • Manage computer security in regards to system and data access, virus/malware defense, and data encryption
  • Providing training, in-house repairs when feasible, and other support to staff of the center

Audits and Contracts
This unit is responsible for:

  • Coordinating all contracts entered into by the regional center
  • Performing audits of service provider costs and staffing and the management of client funds by residential providers
  • Coordinating the Family Cost Participation Program and the Annual Family Program Fee, under which certain families are assessed by law for a portion of services

Operations Management
This unit is responsible for:

  • All facilities management issues and relationships with the landlord, including maintenance, cleaning, and parking coordination
  • Reception functions, including the switchboard operation
  • Telecommunications and mail coordination
  • Ordering office supplies
  • Equipment and furniture ordering, and space planning and office relocation efforts when needed
  • Management of offsite records storage
  • Management of the office security system
  • Coordinating the center’s disaster preparedness efforts