2017

County Releases 2017 Homeless Point in Time Count
Date: 11/10/2017 8:00:00 AM
The County has released the results of the 2017 Homeless Point in Time Count report.
Deputy County Counsel Received Award by County Counsel Association of California
Date: 10/30/2017 12:06:11 PM
Debra Barriger, Deputy County Counsel, received the Judge L. Michael Clark award on Friday, October 6th.
New Program Focuses on Housing Services for Families
Date: 10/2/2017 1:34:20 PM
Homelessness alone isn't a reason kids end up in foster care, but they can't be returned to their families if they are homeless. SLO County's Department of Social Services wins funding to help families find homes and reunite kids with parents.
Seniors paying for medical expenses may soon be eligible for more help from Cal Fresh
Date: 9/19/2017 9:27:35 AM
Beginning October 1st, changes to the CalFresh Program may help Seniors over 60 and disabled individuals who are dealing with medical costs.
Family Care Network recognized for decades of fighting for foster children in SLO County
Date: 8/28/2017 7:39:46 AM
The San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday recognized the Family Care Network for 30 years of service in working with the Department of Social Services and other agencies to find safe homes for at-risk children in our community.
New Electronic Timesheet System available next month in SLO County for In-Home Support Service Providers & Recipients
Date: 8/16/2017 2:04:33 PM
Streamlined electronic timecard services being offered to in-home support service providers and recipients starting September 11th.

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Child Hotline Information:

  • If you suspect there is an emergency requiring immediate intervention, call 911
  • To report suspected child abuse or neglect call the 24 hour Child Abuse Hotline at (805) 781-KIDS (5437) or toll free 1-800-834-KIDS (5437)

Adult Hotline Information:

  • If you suspect there is an emergency requiring immediate intervention, call 911
  • To report suspected elder abuse or neglect call the Adult Services Hotline at (805) 781-1790 during regular business hours, or after business hours call (844) 729-8011
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