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
Find Child Care
Find Child Care Services via the Department of Social Services website. Select your desired facility type and one of the following: street, city, zip code, county. Or, you can search via facility number.
General Information: 916-651-6040
Frequently Asked Questions
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/
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The services provided in these facilities vary according to the needs of the individual, but typically include help with medications and assistance with personal ... http://www.cdss.ca.gov/cdssweb/PG12.htm
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/
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