NLPES Library-Human Services

5/27/2020

Issues Covered by This Site

This section of the NLPES Audit Report Library includes audit reports about human services; services for the elderly, e.g., non-emergency transportation; child support and family law; child welfare; early care and education (pre-K); hunger and nutrition; welfare and poverty; mental health; disabilities; and other related issues.

Instructions for Using the Report Library

To access any report listed below, to go the legislative program evaluation or performance audit agency's website. A link to the agency is provided at the end of each report citation. If you cannot locate the report, contact Brenda Erickson or the NLPES key contact for that office.

2018 Reports

  • Department of Rehabilitation: Its Inadequate Guidance and Oversight of the Grant Process Led to Inconsistencies and Perceived Bias in Its Evaluations and Awards of Some Grants (July 2018), Report 2017‑129, California State Auditor’s Office; https://www.auditor.ca.gov/
  • Mental Health Services Act: The State Could Better Ensure the Effective Use of Mental Health Services Act Funding (February 2018), Report 2017‑117, California State Auditor’s Office; https://www.auditor.ca.gov/
  • Homelessness in California: State Government and the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority Need to Strengthen Their Efforts to Address Homelessness (April 2018), Report 2017-112, California State Auditor’s Office; https://www.auditor.ca.gov/
  • Community Mental Health: Evaluating Mental Health Services in Local Jails (April 2018), R-18-004, Kansas Legislative Division of Post Audit; www.kslpa.org
  • Department of Children and Family Services – Follow-Up:  SNAP Benefits Spent After Participants’ Deaths (March 2018), Louisiana Legislative Auditor; https://www.lla.la.gov/
  • Children's Protective Services Investigations (September 2018), 431-1285-16, Michigan Office of the Auditor General; https://audgen.michigan.gov/
  • Michigan Rehabilitation Services (May 2018), 431-0246-16, Michigan Office of the Auditor General; https://audgen.michigan.gov/
  • Partnership. Accountability. Training. Hope. (PATH) Program (June 2018), 431-3301-16, Michigan Office of the Auditor General; https://audgen.michigan.gov/
  • State Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Board (Children’s Trust Fund) (March 2018), 431-0178-17, Michigan Office of the Auditor General; https://audgen.michigan.gov/
  • Flint Water Service Line Replacement Expenditures (June 2018), 761-3017-17, Michigan Office of the Auditor General; https://audgen.michigan.gov/
  • Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency (February 2018), 511-0105-17, Michigan Office of the Auditor General; https://audgen.michigan.gov/
  • A Review of the Mississippi Department of Child Protection Services for Fiscal Years 2017 and 2018 (November 2018), Report #627, Mississippi Joint Legislative Committee on Performance Evaluation and Expenditure Review, https://www.peer.ms.gov/Pages/default.aspx
  • A Review of the Procurement and Oversight of the Division of Medicaid's Non-Emergency Transportation Brokerage Contract (November 2018), Report #624, Mississippi Joint Legislative Committee on Performance Evaluation and Expenditure Review, https://www.peer.ms.gov/Pages/default.aspx
  • Developmental Disabilities and Mi Via Waivers (July 2018), #18-06), New Mexico Legislative Finance Committee; https://www.nmlegis.gov/Entity/LFC/Default
  • Minimal Evidence Found of Service Duplication for Students with Disabilities in Schools and Communities (December 2018), North Carolina Program Evaluation Division, http://www.ncleg.net/PED
  • A Fiscal and Operational Review of the YDC/YFC System (October 2018), Pennsylvania Legislative Budget and Finance Committee; http://lbfc.legis.state.pa.us
  • Improving Virginia’s Foster Care System (December 2018), Virginia Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission; http://jlarc.virginia.gov/

2019 Reports

  • Youth Experiencing Homelessness: California’s Education System for K–12 Inadequately Identifies and Supports These Youth (November 2019), Report 2019-104, California State Auditor’s Office; https://www.auditor.ca.gov/
  • Michigan State Disbursement Unit (February 2019), 431-0142-18Michigan Office of the Auditor General; https://audgen.michigan.gov/
  • Statewide Child Support Program: Establishment of Child Support Cases and Orders (January 2019), 431-0701-15, Michigan Office of the Auditor General; https://audgen.michigan.gov/
  • Rental Assistance and Homeless Solutions (January 2019), 186-0220-17, Michigan Office of the Auditor General; https://audgen.michigan.gov/
  • Aging and Adult Services Agency (November 2019), 391-0645-18, Michigan Office of the Auditor General; https://audgen.michigan.gov/
  • Office of Children’s Ombudsman (April 2019), 071-0176-17, Michigan Office of the Auditor General; https://audgen.michigan.gov/
  • Role of Personal Care Attendants in the Delivery of Services through the Medicaid Elderly and Disabled Waiver Program (December 2019), Report # 643, Mississippi Joint Legislative Committee on Performance Evaluation and Expenditure Review, https://www.peer.ms.gov/Pages/default.aspx
  • 2019 Report on the Early Learning Collaborative Act of 2013: An Evaluation of the Operation and Effectiveness of the Program (December 2019), Report #640, Mississippi Joint Legislative Committee on Performance Evaluation and Expenditure Review, https://www.peer.ms.gov/Pages/default.aspx
  • A Review of the Mississippi Department of Child Protection Services for Fiscal Year 2019 (November 2019), Report #636, Mississippi Joint Legislative Committee on Performance Evaluation and Expenditure Review, https://www.peer.ms.gov/Pages/default.aspx
  • Program Evaluation: The Department of Health’s Role in the Early Childhood System (May 2019), #19-02, New Mexico Legislative Finance Committee; https://www.nmlegis.gov/Entity/LFC/Default
  • Childcare Assistance Effectiveness (December 2019), #19-06, New Mexico Legislative Finance Committee; https://www.nmlegis.gov/Entity/LFC/Default
  • Performance Measurement of Homelessness Programs (May 2019), #19-03, Washington Joint Legislative Audit and Review Committee; http://leg.wa.gov/jlarc/pages/default.aspx

2020 Reports

  • Adult Protective Services (February 2020), Report No. 18-08, Georgia Department of Audits and Accounts; https://www.audits.ga.gov/
  • Challenges and Gaps in Louisiana's Efforts to Address Human Trafficking (February 2020), Louisiana Legislative Auditor; https://www.lla.la.gov/