The Department of Human Assistance employs a work force of more than 2,000 personnel that offers employment, housing, health care, transportation, education and child care services. It operates a business information center that provides information related to work opportunities and local employers. The department offers training services for individuals with literacy and learning disabilities. The Department of Human Assistance provides vocational assessment, counseling and exploration services. It administers various federal, state and local government programs to offer cash assistance, food stamp and health insurance for the low-income residents of Sacramento County in California. The department additionally provides assistance in preparing and presenting claims to benefit veterans and their dependents.