Briefs: Welfare system improvements
The California Health and Human Services Data Center wants a contractor for software maintenance and related services for the Interim Statewide Automated Welfare System and Welfare to Work application. The request for proposals is expected in March.
The application provides for equal use of public assistance programs and policies for 35 California counties. The winning bidder will be responsible for developing software modifications and for maintenance and support. The welfare system includes about 6,500 workstations in 35 counties. The welfare-to-work application supports about 500 concurrent users. The project is worth an estimated at $10 million.