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May Is National Foster Care Month

It's a time to recognize that we each can play a part in enhancing the lives of children and youth in foster care. Find resources and information to help ensure that their future is bright .


CHHS Takes Progressive Step in IT Procurement Modernization

The California Health and Human Services announces a partnership with the California Government Operations Agency seeking to pre-qualify vendors who excel at agile software development and delivery. Find out more about the effort.to align software acquisitions and keep pace with technology cycles .†


Implementation of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), New Program Requirements for the IHSS Programs

As the new FLSA program requirements begin this month, all information pertaining to the new changes is now available. More information


Home Care Aide Registry

The Home Care Aide Registry is live! This website allows Home Care Aides to submit an online application and payment to be listed on the Home Care Aide Registry. In addition, the Home Care Aide Registry provides individuals with the ability to search for a Home Care Aide who has completed the application and criminal background check process administered by CDSS. More information see the Home Care Services Website .

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