Office of Policy

Provides fund development, legislative and budget analysis, and decision-making support resources for the Agency.

Who We Are

The Office of Policy provides fund development, legislative and budget analysis, and decision-making support resources for the Social Services Agency.

Vision

Innovation + Data + Advocacy = Strong Communities

Mission

To inform, inspire, and collaborate to support policies, programs, and decisions that strengthen communities.

Goals

  • Ensure the Agency is kept informed of legislative and policy developments and funding trends for the purposes of advocacy, planning, and decision-making.
  • Identify effective practices, processes, and new resources for program and policy innovations in response to community need.
  • Provide data-driven, evidence based strategies to improve program outcomes and achieve community goals.
  • Explore and analyze social, economic, demographic, and other community-level data.

Role

  • Assists policymakers in understanding the implications of pending and adopted legislation and develops policy and program recommendations to best meet the needs of our local community, while leading strategic change management initiatives to elevate organizational capability.
  • Provides oversight of all fund development activities for the Agency and the implementation of the Agency's strategic plan as it relates to fundraising and program development.
  • Advocates on behalf of the Agency and supports the Agency's overall direction to promote the economic and social well-being of individuals, families, neighborhoods, and strengthen communities.