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

Health Care Services

The Department of Social Services offers assistance with paying for health care services for children, pregnant women, and adults with limited income and resources.    

Doctor     Who can get Health Care Services?
  • Persons under age 21
  • Adults with Children (Parents and/or Guardians)
  • Pregnant Women and Pregnant Teens
  • Persons with Disabilities (currently receiving SSI/SSP or MediCare)
  • Seniors (Age 65 and older)
  • Anyone who currently receives benefits to other programs offered by the Department of Social Services (CalWORKs, Refugee Assistance, Foster Care or Adoption Assistance, In-Home Supportive Services) 
Check up     What Types of Special Services may be Covered?
  • Routine physical check ups
  • Children’s mental health services
  • Pregnancy related check-ups and ultrasounds
  • Family planning and pregnancy prevention services
  • Drug and alcohol abuse treatment
  • Screening & treatment for breast and/or cervical cancer
  • Minor consent services
  • End stage renal failure, long term care and other special health care programs
Assistance     What Other Services may I be able to get?
  • Prescription Coverage
  • Dental and Vision Services for Children
  • In-Home Supportive Services - Help with activities of daily living for elderly or disabled persons
Forms      How Can I Get Health Care Services?

For more information on Health Care Services, please click here.