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 new California Department of Social Services' (CDSS) Website is coming ... information about applying for services and other programs CDSS oversees. http://www.cdss.ca.gov/

Forms/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

CCL Home

Assisted Living Waiver Information – California Department of Health Care Services The Department is pleased to release the Continuum of Care Interim ... http://ccld.ca.gov/

Forms - Alphabetic List

Forms - Alphabetic List. Click on one of the following links to view forms whose form number begins with the corresponding. A - D | E - H | I - L | M - P | Q - T | U - Z. http://www.cdss.ca.gov/cdssweb/PG19.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

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

California. CA.GOV | Welcome to the California Department of Social Services ... You may also want to search ( Temp ) for additional Notices of Action. Notice of ... http://www.cdss.ca.gov/cdssweb/FormsandPu_271.htm