About Contracting

Contracts and Administration manages the contracting process for the purchase of social services utilized by Summit County residents. It also manages the contracting process for administrative services for the purchase of goods and services for agency operations. This division ensures a fair and open process by following federal, state, and local guidelines. Eligible Summit County residents receive greater opportunities for achieving self-sufficiency by having access to a variety of services through the social service contracts.

Contract and Administration coordinates with SCDJFS program and finance staff during the various contracting processes to ensure the procurement of quality services and goods, minimize the duplication of services in the county, and realize a more efficient utilization of funds.