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

California Department of Social Services

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/

CDSS Forms and Brochures

California Department of Social Services Privacy Notice on Collection Effective: June 2016. The California Department of Social Services (CDSS) Privacy Notice  ... http://www.cdss.ca.gov/cdssweb/PG183.htm

On-line Forms and Publications I - L

... LIC 184B (1/14) - Notification Of Incomplete Application - Family Child Care Home ... Requirements By Licensees To The State Department Of Social Services ... http://www.cdss.ca.gov/cdssweb/PG166.htm

Forms - by Program

You may also want to search ( Temp ) for additional Notices of Action. Notice of Action Documents: ( M ). These documents are in Word format only. Temporary ... http://www.cdss.ca.gov/cdssweb/FormsandPu_271.htm

Find Services

Visit e-benefits California website to pick your county of residence. You can apply in person at your county's local social service office(s) , which are listed by ... http://www.cdss.ca.gov/cdssweb/PG181.htm

Care Providers

This Site California. CA.GOV | Welcome to the California Department of Social Services. CDSS · Find Services · Employment · Cash Aid · Food · Residential Care ... http://www.cdss.ca.gov/cdssweb/PG182.htm

Info & Resources > CDSS Programs > Community Care Licensing

CA.gov. Info & Resources Department of Social Services Social Services. Menu Contact Search. Home · Information & Resources · Letters/Regulations. http://ccld.ca.gov/

CCLD Facility Search

Community Care Licensing Facility Search. Welcome! The Department of Social Services is pleased to present this website posting information about licensed ... http://ccld.ca.gov/PG3581.htm