General Information

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Welcome to the Department of Social Services

The Fresno County Department of Social Services (DSS) serves some of the most dynamic, ethnically and culturally diverse communities in the State of California. Our programs are designed to promote services to ensure that individuals and families will be safe, self sufficient, healthy, out of trouble at home, in school or at work. F2F 026

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Report Elder Abuse - Call (800) 418-1426 or
(559) 600-3383


View the Directory of Community Services

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 Get Instructions on How to Access Information on Your Cash, CalFresh (Food Stamps), or Medi-Cal Benefits  
House    Learn more about In-Home Care and Assistance     


Important Phone Numbers

Child Protective Services Hotline: (559) 255-8320 

Information about your cash, food, or medical case: (559) 600-1DSS (1377) 

Children's Mental Health Crisis Services: (559) 453-3860

Elder Abuse/Adult Protective Services: (800) 418-1426 or (559) 600-3383