- Social Services
- Adult Services
Adult Care Homes
When individuals cannot maintain a home of their own because of a temporary or chronic physical condition or mental disability and more care is needed than can be provided by family, in home aid services, or community services, care must be considered outside of the home, Adult Care Home placement is sometimes the answer to meeting their needs.
Adult Protective Services
Protected Services for Adults is responsible for assuring that disabled adults are protected from abuse, neglect, and exploitation.
Eye Care Certification
Eye care consists of eye examinations, eyeglasses, eye treatment, eye surgery, hospitalization for eye disorders, ocular prostheses, and eye medications.
Nursing Home Placement
Nursing Homes provide nursing services by, or under the supervision of, licensed nurses according to physicians orders.
Services For The Blind
Social worker for the Blind provides services to the blind and visually impaired citizens of Wayne County.
Crisis Intervention Program
CIP is a year-round program which serves households who are experiencing a life-threatening or health-related emergency and need assistance with their heating or cooling source. Assistance is contingent upon availability of funds.
Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LIEAP)
LIEAP is a federally funded program that runs annually from December 1st-March 31st which provides eligible households with one-time assistance towards heating expenses.
Wayne County DSS provides guardianship services to individuals who are alleged to be incompetent or have be declared incompetent by the court. Incompetent means the adult is considered incapable of making important decisions concerning his\her well-being and\or resources..
Low-Income Household Water Assistance Program (LIHWAP)
LIHWAP is a temporary emergency program that will help eligible households and families afford water and wastewater services, providing a one-time payment for eligible low-income households paid directly to the utility company. LIHWAP runs through September 2023 or until the funds are exhausted.