General Information

Contact Dept

  • Address:
    2135 Fresno Street, Suite 100
    Fresno, CA 93721
  • DSS IVR System (Case Info):
    (559) 600-1DSS (1377) or toll-free 1 (877) 600-1377. To speak to a worker, call 1-855-832-8082 between 7:30am-4:30pm
  • Child Protective Services Hotline:
    (559) 255-8320 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

Where to Apply for Assistance


CalWORKs (Cash-aid - families with children) 

Fairgrounds intake building located at the corner of Chance and Kings Canyon Road.
Address: 4468 East Kings Canyon Road, Fresno, CA, 93702

Automated information about your Cash, Food, or Medi-Cal case: 
Get answers to your most frequently asked questions 24 hours a day,
7 days a week through our automated system
toll free at:  1 (877) 600-1377

Access your case online at:  www.mybenefitscalwin.org 

If you need to speak to a worker, simply call
1-855-832-8082 between 7:30 am-4:30 pm
and any worker who answers the phone will be able to assist you
    


  Medi-Cal and CalFresh (Food Stamps)    

Online:

Apply for Medi-Cal and CalFresh 24-hours a day, 7 days a week by going to our Benefits CalWIN website, www.MyBenefitsCalwin.org. Once your application is received, you will be contacted by a Fresno County Department of Social Services Eligibility Worker during normal business hours.

In Person:
Heritage Center located at the corner of Shields Avenue and Millbrook.
Address: 3151 North Millbrook, Fresno, CA, 93703 

Automated information about your Cash, Food, or Medi-Cal case: 
Get answers to your most frequently asked questions 24 hours a day,
7 days a week through our automated system
toll free at:  1 (877) 600-1377

Access your case online at:  www.mybenefitscalwin.org 

If you need to speak to a worker, simply call
1-855-832-8082 between 7:30 am-4:30 pm
and any worker who answers the phone will be able to assist you
    


  Medical Indigent Service Program
For more information, please click here.   


 Aged, Blind & Disabled Medi-Cal (for people over 65 or disabled)
Senior Resource Center located at 2025 East Dakota, 4th Floor, Fresno, CA 93726  


  General Relief
1209 E Street, Fresno, CA 93721  


  In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS)
Sequoia Building located at 3821 North Clark Street, Fresno, CA 93726  


  Veterans Services Office
3845 North Clark Street, Suite 103, Fresno, CA 93726  


  Coalinga Regional Center
311 Coalinga Plaza Drive, Coalinga, CA 93210  


  Reedley Regional Center
1680 East Manning Avenue, Reedley, CA 93654  


  Selma Regional Center
3800 McCall, Selma, CA 93662  


  For information regarding Inter County Transfers please click this link.