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Statewide Automated Welfare System (SAWS)

The SAWS project is the automation of county welfare business processes for the following programs:

  • CalWORKs, SNAP, Medi-Cal, Foster Care, Refugee, and County Medical Services.

SAWS is being implemented through three consortia:

The Office of Systems Integration is responsible for state-level project management and oversight. The Consortia are responsible for local project management.

The SAWS project also includes the Welfare Data Tracking Implementation Project (WDTIP).