Social Services, Department of

Department of Social Services (CDSS)

The mission of the California Department of Social Services is to serve, aid, and protect needy and vulnerable children and adults in ways that strengthen and preserve families, encourage personal responsibility, and foster independence. CDSS is comprised of more than 4,200 employees who are responsible for the oversight and administration of programs serving California's most vulnerable residents.

General Information: 916-651-8848
Hearing Impaired: 916-653-7651
Fax: 916-651-8866

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Related Links

CDSS Public Site > Home

The California Department of Social Services supports programs which serve more than eight million people across our state. This work, accomplished everyday ... http://www.cdss.ca.gov/

Info & Resources > CDSS Programs > Community Care Licensing

Department of Social Services Social Services. Menu Contact Search ... Notice Of Forms Changes · County Letters ... Child Welfare Services Regulations. http://www.ccld.ca.gov/

Children and Family Services Division

Department of Social Services Social Services. Menu Contact Search ... Notice Of Forms Changes · County Letters ... Child Welfare Services Regulations. http://www.childsworld.ca.gov/

CalWORKS

How to Apply: Apply online: Benefitscal.org or contact your county social services agency in your county. ... Contact the Department of Child Support Services ... http://www.cdss.ca.gov/CalWORKS

CDSS Public Site > Benefits & Services > Food & Nutrition Services ...

The CalFresh Program helps to improve the health and well-being of qualified households and individuals by ... Contact Your County Social Services Agency http://www.cdss.ca.gov/food-nutrition/calfresh

Info & Resources > CDSS Programs > Community Care Licensing ...

The Department of Social Services is pleased to present this website posting information about ... This site contains five years' worth of information on facilities. http://www.cdss.ca.gov/inforesources/Community-Care-Licensing/Facility-Search-Welcome

CDSS Public Site > Benefits & Services > Adult Services > In Home ...

A county social worker will interview you at your home to determine your ... If approved, you will be notified of the services and the number of hours per ... To apply for IHSS, complete an application and submit it to your county IHSS Office. http://www.cdss.ca.gov/In-Home-Supportive-Services

CDSS Public Site > Contact Us

Social Security Fraud (800) 772-1213 ... Status of Appeal / Postponement / Cancellation Telephone number: ... California Department of Social Services http://www.cdss.ca.gov/Contact-Us