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 Assisted Living
Find Assisted Living Facilities and Services, such as adult residental and daycare, elderly assisted living, child care, residental care for children, and home care organizations.
General Information: 916-653-9335
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