The Arizona Department of Economic Security Provides Services Through:
DIVISION OF AGING AND ADULT SERVICES
The Division of Aging and Adult Services provides a comprehensive array of services to help people achieve or maintain their highest level of independence and self-sufficiency. Services and programs reach a diverse population of Arizonans from homeless youth to older adults.
DIVISION OF ARIZONA EARLY INTERVENTION SERVICES
The Arizona Early Intervention Program (AzEIP) is a comprehensive, coordinated statewide system of early intervention supports and services for children from birth to three years old who have disabilities or developmental delays, and for their families.
THE DIVISION OF BENEFITS & MEDICAL ELIGIBILITY
The Division of Benefits & Medical Eligibility (DBME) oversees two administrations with varying responsibilities to support the Department of Economic Security’s mission to promote the safety, well-being, and self-sufficiency of children, adults, and families.
THE DIVISION OF CHILD SUPPORT SERVICES
The Division of Child Support Services works with the DES food stamps, cash assistance, vocational rehabilitation, jobs and child care programs to ensure that both the custodial and noncustodial parents have the support they need in order to take steps toward their and their family’s well-being and self-
THE DIVISION OF EMPLOYMENT AND REHABILITATION SERVICES
The Division of Employment and Rehabilitation Services oversees several administrations. These include: Child Care Administration (CCA), Employment Administration (EA), Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA), Vocational Rehabilitation (VR), Independent Living Rehabilitation Services (ILRS), Rehabilitation Adjustment and Employment Services (RAES), Business Enterprise Program (BEP), Unemployment Insurance, Unemployment Insurance Tax Program (UIT).
THE DIVISION OF DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES
The Division of Developmental Disabilities’ services and supports help more than 28,000 individuals with developmental disabilities achieve self-sufficiency and independence. The Division likewise offers supports for family members and other caregivers. The Division believes that people can best be supported in integrated community settings and the majority of the Division’s programs and services are tailored to meet individual needs in their home and other community settings.