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Beginning Monday, March 30, 2020, Social Services office hours will be limited to Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM.


To Prevent Spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19): The Department of Social Services is committed to a continuation of services during this crisis. The Department encourages applicants and participants to go online to apply for benefits, submit documents, and manage their cases. 

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1) Please include your full name, your phone number, your case number (if known), and your worker’s name  and worker number to make sure the information is correctly routed

2) Submit documents or manage your case by accessing your MyBenefitsCalWIN account at    https://www.mybenefitscalwin.org/

* Getting Started in My Benefits CalWIN (MyBCW) – English

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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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Board of Supervisors with Family Care Network Employees

Family Care Network recognized for decades of fighting for foster children in SLO County

Author: Social Services
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.


30-years of service is a long time and deserves to be recognized.   That’s why the Department of Social Services (DSS) was thrilled to see the San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors recognize the folks from the Family Care Network this week.

On any given day there are some 350 children in San Luis Obispo County in foster care, and the Family Care Network works with DSS to find them some stability through worthy foster homes.  

The Family Care Network began in 1987 from James Roberts’ passion for early intervention, prevention and community based services.   It has grown into a vibrant organization that has served almost 19,000 children, youth and families.

Children are the innocent victims of abuse, neglect or ignorance and Family Care Network Inc. has helped raise public awareness of their needs.   The organization works with not only DSS, but Probation, Mental Health, and local school districts to address the needs of families and children to create safe and nurturing homes.

Family Care Network also addresses the need for affordable housing and and services to aid homeless families in their efforts to become successfully self-sufficient.

Congratulations Family Care Network for 30 years of making a difference.   DSS is proud to call you a partner and friend in the quest to take care of kids in our community!