October is National Disability and Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM)
In honor of NDEAM, CDSS will host the Disability Resources Fair and Awards Ceremony .
Assistance For Wildfire Victims
Individuals and families affected by the devastating fires in Lake, Amador and Calaveras counties should contact their local county to determine what assistance may be available. Current CalFresh recipients are eligible for "replacement" benefits (and cards, if needed) from their counties.
Please contact your county directly for more information: Lake County , Amador County , Calaveras County .
If you would like to contribute to the various wildfire relief funds you can find more information here .
Scam Alert: SNAP Hotline
There have been reports of people receiving unsolicited calls from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) toll free information hotline number requesting personal information or offering assistance filling out a SNAP application or other services. Learn more †on how to protect yourself.
Former Foster Youth your Health Care is free until Age 26!
The Affordable Care Act requires states to provide young people under 26 with free health care if they were in foster care at age 18 or older. There is no open enrollment period for Medi-Cal and you can apply anytime of the year. Apply Now
California's Child Welfare Continuum of Care Reform
IF YOU SEE SOMETHING, LET US NO!Call our telephone hotline at 1-844-LET US NO (1-844-538-8766) to file a complaint regarding a State licensed child care or community care facility. More information
Adoptee, Birth Parents, Siblings of AdopteesAre you looking for one another? We can help! †††
Will Lightbourne, Director
CDSS Job Vacancies
- CalWORKs Annual Summary 2015
- AB 1217 - The Home Care Services Consumer Protection Act
- 2015-16 Local Assistance Appropriation Table
- 2015 May Revision of the 2015-16 Governor's Budget
- 2015 Child Welfare Services Realignment Report to the Legislature
- Executive Summary for 2015-16 Governorís Budget Local Assistance Estimates
- Local Assistance Estimates for the 2015-16 Governorís Budget
- Adoption Awareness
- Drought Food Assistance Program Fact Sheet
- 2014-15 Local Assistance Appropriation Table
- How To Find Information On This Site