Fiscal Operations

Merriam-Webster’s defines fiscal as “of or relating to financial matters.” Does a service-oriented agency such as ours need a whole branch of operations relating to financial matters? You bet we do! A large part of the funding for HHSA comes from taxpayer dollars. Making sure that those dollars are wisely spent is essential to the functioning and ultimate success of all the programs and services we offer.

HHSA’s Fiscal Operations Branch is responsible for directing, planning, and coordinating a wide variety of fiscal processes and procedures, as well as developing the Agency budget, managing contracts and facilities, and interacting with community members and County employees. To help ensure that HHSA’s day-to-day services and functions are completed as efficiently as possible, the Fiscal Operations Branch includes numerous units, each of which provides an important aspect of financial direction and oversight. These units include Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, County Expense Claims/Assistance Claims, Compliance, Contracts, Facilities, Fiscal Accounting, Medical Billing, and Public Guardian-Fiscal units. While each unit is responsible for a variety of duties, they all work together to support the Agency’s mission and goals.

 

Animal Services
Animal Services

Tulare County Animal Services is responsible for the welfare and safety of animals in the unincorporated areas of Tulare County.

Office of Compliance and Ethics
Office of Compliance and Ethics

The Tulare County Health & Human Services Agency (HHSA) maintains an Office of Compliance & Ethics with the distinct responsibilities of developing and upholding policies, procedures, and training designed to provide robust internal controls to prevent fraud, waste, and abuse within HHSA programs.


Agency News

How to Thank Tulare County Veterans

How to Thank Tulare County Veterans

The Veterans Services Office (VSO) is dedicated to serving Tulare County veterans and their families. Many veterans are unaware of the services and benefits they could be receiving, and others need help to understand the paperwork required to file claims. The VSO can make the process of obtaining benefits easier. 

What is the Community Care Coalition?

What is the Community Care Coalition?

The Community Care Coalition (CCC) was established in April of 2020 in response to the COVID-19 pandemic to address the need to combine resources, response, and planning efforts throughout Tulare County. The CCC is made up of over 50 partner organizations that are committed to focusing on coordinated service-delivery efforts.   

K/T AAA: Connecting the Aging Population to a Wide Array of Programs

K/T AAA: Connecting the Aging Population to a Wide Array of Programs

The Kings/Tulare Area Agency on Aging (K/T AAA) was created in 1965 to be the leading local authority and advocate for issues and concerns facing adults as they age. K/T AAA can connect the aging population to a wide array of programs and services tailored to their specific needs.

2022 Walk with a Doc Program

2022 Walk with a Doc Program

Walk with a Doc is a free community outreach program, which strives to encourage healthy physical activity in people of all ages. This doctor-led group is a fun and safe place to go for a walk, learn about health, and meet new friends. Held the second Saturday of each month, walks start at 8:30 a.m. and are held at Blain Park in Visalia.