August 4, 2015 (Denver) - Mineral County Department of Social Services was recognized today by the Colorado Department of Human Services (CDHS) for its performance in delivering high quality health and human services during 2014.
Reggie Bicha, CDHS Executive Director, delivered a plaque to Mineral County Social Services Director Jody Kern for "C-Stat Distinguished Performance" during a planning session held in Alamosa.
C-Stat is the Department’s performance management strategy that tracks more than 100 measures in real time across all programs in an effort to improve outcomes for all Coloradans. Counties are assessed on 21 performance measures. Mineral County Social Services was a top performer for the state, meeting its goals 76.6 percent of the time in 2014.
“Mineral County has demonstrated that using timely data results in meaningful differences for the community,” Bicha said.
One example of the performance measures Mineral County met was compliance with child support payment obligations. For Mineral County and its community, timely collection of child support ensures children receive the financial support they need and contributes to the economic security of families.
Mineral County Department of Social Services’ outstanding performance is in keeping with the Colorado Department of Human Services’ mission: to design and deliver high quality human and health services that improve the safety, independence, and well-being of the people of Colorado.