Social Services Fiscal Essentials 101

CWDA Conference/Symposium Presentation

Fiscal Essentials 101 is back and will allow you to learn the essentials of human services financing. Fiscal Essentials 101 will provide a high-level overview on how human services is budgeted.

In addition, it will provide information on how programs are funded, including 1991 and 2011 realignment, and current changes in finance.


  • Monica Bentley, Fiscal Manager, Riverside County Department of Public Social Services
  • Cherlyn Davis, Deputy Director of Finance and Administration, Sacramento County Department of Human Assistance
  • Maria Lucia Gonzales, Finance and Budget Manager, Stanislaus County, Community Services Agency, Fiscal and Operations Division