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

Employment Services


The Department of Social Services (DSS) provides employment-related services for those receiving Cash Assistance such as help with job searching and training and also can assist with child care, transportation, and items needed for employment.

There are also referral services to address barriers such as substance abuse, domestic abuse, mental health issues and suspended CA driver license.



What Employment Services are available if I do receive Cash Assistance?

 If interested, talk to your Job Specialist or Social Worker (if you are a teen).

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How can I start getting Employment Services?

For more information about Employment Services, please click here.