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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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/

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 > 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

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

Based on your ability to safely perform certain tasks for yourself, the social worker will assess the types of services you need and the number of hours the county ... http://www.cdss.ca.gov/In-Home-Supportive-Services

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

The CalFresh Program helps to improve the health and well-being of qualified ... to apply online at Benefitscal.org or contact your county social services agency. http://www.cdss.ca.gov/food-nutrition/calfresh

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/

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

Department of Social Services Social Services ... The core mission of the Child Care Licensing Program is to ensure the health and safety of children in care. ... protective, and quality services to children in care by ensuring that licensed ... http://www.cdss.ca.gov/inforesources/Child-Care-Licensing