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/

Children and Family Services Division

Division of California Department of Social Services responsible for programs and services for families and children, providing a statewide system for care ... http://www.childsworld.ca.gov/

Contact CCLD

GOV | Welcome to the California Department of Social Services ... Please click on any link below to a list of regional or county offices statewide. ... For questions regarding the State of California's Community Care Licensing Division, please ... http://www.ccld.ca.gov/contact.htm

CDSS Public Site > Benefits & Services > More Services ...

... of 2015, Chapter 5.6) enacted California Welfare and Institutions Code (WIC) § 13302-§13306 authorized the California Department of Social Services (CDSS) ... http://www.cdss.ca.gov/Immigration-Services

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/

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

Department of Social Services Social Services .... The CalFresh Program helps to improve the health and well-being of qualified households ... we encourage you to apply online at Benefitscal.org or contact your county social services agency. http://www.cdss.ca.gov/calfresh

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 > 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