General Information

Contact Dept

  • Address:
    2135 Fresno Street, Suite 100
    Fresno, CA 93721
  • DSS Case Information:
    (559) 600-1377 or toll-free (877) 600-1377. To speak to a worker call (559) 600-9980 or toll free (855) 832-8082 between 7:30am-4:30pm.
  • Child Protective Services Hotline:
    (559) 600-8320 and / or (559) 266-2463 Fax Number
  • Elder Abuse/Adult Protective Services Hotline:
    1 (800) 418-1426 or (559) 600-3383 or (559) 230-1976 (Fax Number)
  • Email Department

Cash Assistance


Cash assistance is available for low income individuals or families to meet their basic needs. People who receive assistance may be required to participate in work programs.

Who might be able to get Cash Assistance?    
  • Parent/caretaker with children under 19
  • Single adult with no children
  • Refugee without children
  • Disabled immigrants without children 
   EBT Card   

Mother and Child Outside v2     If you are a Parent/caretaker with children under 19 (or expecting):
Man   If you are a Single adult with no children:

If you are a Refugee without children:

  • Get info on Cash Assistance for Refugees

If you are a Disabled immigrant without children:

  • Get info on the Cash Assistance Program for Immigrants
How Do I Apply for Cash Assistance?

For additional info on Cash Assistance, please click here.  



Other resources to assist low-income families


Find resources in your community.
Their phone number is 2-1-1 or 1-866-559-4211. 

Get help with a 48-hour shut off notice or a costly energy bill

Get assistance from PG&E