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WFS Unit Information

The Division of Hearings and Appeals (DHA) Work and Family Services unit conducts administrative hearings required by state and federal law for the Department of Health Services, the Department of Children and Families,  and the Department of Administration.

Hearings are generally held at county social service agencies. Decisions must be issued within either 60, 90 or 120 days, depending on the type of hearing.

This information has been provided to help you understand the hearing process. It is not intended to substitute for the legal advice and assistance of an attorney. This is a general explanation and does not cover all details contained in the applicable statutes.

Agencies and Case load
Requesting a Hearing
The Hearing
After the Hearing
Decisions and Forms
Appeal Statistics