DHS Budget

charts and graphsThe budget covers two fiscal years, which is a biennium. The biennium begins on July 1 of an odd-numbered year and ends on June 30 of the next odd-numbered year (for example, July 1, 2017 - June 30, 2019).

The budget development process occurs in three major phases: 

  1. Agency Request
  2. Governor's Recommended Budget
  3. Legislatively Adopted Budget

The DHS budget is organized around six program areas:

  • Aging and People with Disabilities
  • Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities
  • Child Welfare
  • Self Sufficiency Programs
  • Vocational Rehabilitation
  • Agency Administration​