Health and Human Services Policy Committee
The Health and Human Services Committee has responsibility for the development of policies and proposals relating to the following: aging and long term care, alcohol and drug programs, mental health, the Medically Indigent Services Program, the California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids (Cal Works) program, foster care, child welfare services, adult protective services, the In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS) program, the General Assistance program and the homeless. Together, these programs represent a large percentage of the state General Fund expenditures.
Chair: Kathy Long, Ventura County
Vice Chair: Ken Yeager, Santa Clara County
- Kelly Brooks Lindsey, Senior Legislative Representative
- Farrah McDaid Ting, Associate Legislative Representative
- Michelle Gibbons, Legislative Analyst
- Amanda Yang, Legislative Assistant