2018

General Assistance Program Updated to Reflect Community Needs
Date: 12/11/2018 9:50:17 AM
Each year, the program helps an average of 650 community members meet basic needs while they pursue employment or long-term disability benefits. This is the first major update in 25 years.
Local Governments May Get $4.8 Million in State Aid to Combat Homelessness
Date: 11/6/2018 8:00:00 AM
Local governments may soon receive one-time funding from the state to provide direct assistance to homeless individuals and those at risk of becoming homeless.
CalFresh Market Match
Date: 8/20/2018 2:24:43 PM
The Market Match Program will give you $1 of Market Money for each EBT $1 that you spend.
Scam Alert: Criminals Try to Steal Social Services Benefits from Recipients
Date: 6/28/2018 9:30:24 AM
Scam Alert: Criminals Try to Steal Social Services Benefits from Recipients
CalFresh: Providing help when and where it’s needed most
Date: 4/16/2018 10:24:43 AM
CalFresh is a program available to everyone during financially tough times, but too many don’t even know they qualify.
Building Connections: What It's Really Like to Be a Resource Parent
Date: 2/22/2018 10:40:01 AM
When Glenn and Andrea became Resource Parents, they didn't intend to eventually adopt children—they were just trying to help a family in crisis. Here, they answer a question many ask: What is it really like to be a Resource Parent?

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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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