Department of Human Services


Audit: Funds To Help 400 Job Seekers Aided Only 2

An audit has found that a portion of an $11 million federal grant intended to provide business attire to 400 low-income job-seekers in Detroit helped only two people.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/07/2012

(WWJ Photo/Florence Walton)

State Asks Detroit Council To Decertify Human Services Department

Detroit’s scandal-plagued Department of Human Services was the hot topic on the table at Friday’s City Council meeting.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/02/2012

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Thousands Set To Protest Loss Of Welfare Benefits

A protest is planned in Detroit Monday — as the state hears from people who are in danger of losing their cash assistance welfare benefits.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/28/2011

DHS Looking For ‘Job Navigators’ To Help People Find Alternatives To Cash Assistance

The Michigan Department of Human Services is looking for volunteers to help people find alternatives to state cash assistance … as welfare changes take effect Saturday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/01/2011

State Defends Removing College Students From Food Stamp Aid

The state continues to defend its action to remove 30,000 Michigan college students from food stamp rolls.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/20/2011

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Detroit Mom Involved In Police Standoff Due In Court

The preliminary exam for Maryanne Godboldo gets underway Thursday morning at 36th District Court. She’s accused of discharging a weapon and felonious assault stemming from a 12-hour standoff with police.


Snyder Swears In Hundreds Of Child Welfare Workers

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder has sworn in close to 300 child welfare workers, telling them their jobs are in many ways tougher than his.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/23/2011

Dave Bing (WWJ Photo/Stephanie Davis, File)

Misspending, Suspensions In Human Services Department

Mayor Dave Bing said money meant to help low-income families with food and clothing was used to new buy furniture.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/18/2011


MI Collects Over $3 Billion In Child Support, Saves Taxpayers $81 Million

The Michigan Auditor General released a comprehensive report with good news for more than 560,000 Michigan children: Michigan excelled in collecting and distributing about $3 billion in child support in the past two years.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/05/2011

State Of Mich. Hiring 500 College Grads

The Michigan Department of Human Services needs people to work in child welfare services, including foster care, adoption, and juvenile cases.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/01/2011