This Commission provides advice and guidance to the Mayor and Council on human service needs in Rockville and how best to address them. The Commission monitors changes in human needs in the city, assists the mayor and Council in deciding appropriate city roles and priorities concerning human services, and participates in oversight and evaluation to ensure accountability and cost-effectiveness of city and outside providers of human services. The Mayor and Council may also ask the Commission to study specific human service-related problems and complaints that have been brought to their attention.
The Commission is composed of eleven individuals representing social service consumers, service providers and residents of the Rockville community. Members serve overlapping three year terms. Six members are at-large representatives, two members are consumers, and three members are caregivers.