"Our responsibility to the community is to provide benefits and services in a quality manner. We promote personal responsibility, job readiness and self-sufficiency in order to strengthen individuals and families. These services will be performed with the highest degree of integrity, trust and mutual respect. Our goal is to be one of the best service organizations of our kind and to be viewed as a model of quality."
Hours of Operation
The Amador County Department of Social Services is open Monday through Friday from 8:00 am until 5:00 pm. If you need to report a lost or stolen EBT card, please call 1-877-328-9677.
You can apply for benefits online at C4Yourself ®
C4Yourself ® is an online application system that allows you to apply for or renew benefits. This is a secured site and all your information will be private and safe. Benefits included are:
- CalWORKs (Cash Aid)
- CalFresh (formerly known as Food Stamps)
- County Medical Services Program (CMSP)
.Covered California is California's official health care marketplace where individuals, families & small businesses can find low cost health insurance.
Toll Free (844) 835-3685
|Business Hours||Monday-Friday 8:00 am-5:00 pm|
Interactive Voice Response Telephone System-
Amador County Department of Social Services has a 24 hour access telephone number for our clients with active cases. You can call the Interactive Voice Response Telephone system (IVR) for information regarding:
|• SAR Status||• Office hours and location|
|• Benefit Amounts||• Case status and activity|
|• Reimbursements||• Medi-Cal share of cost|
The number to call is:
The first time you call in you will need to know your case number and Social Security number to create a Personal Indentification Number (PIN). If you are unable to access the new interactive Voice Response telephone system, please call our office and we will be happy to assist you.
Services and Special Programs
Benefit payment program to help needy families.
Financial Assistance for those children who are in need of substitute parenting and who have been placed in foster care.
Former Foster Care Youth
Thanks to the Affordable Care Act, individuals who were in foster care at age 18 or older are now eligible for Medi-Cal until age 26 regardless of income. Please click the link below for more information.
CalFresh (Formerly Known As Food Stamps) Provides food assistance to low income families and individuals. Follow the links below for more information on the Calfresh Program and how to apply.
If you need help filling out forms or completing the application process, please let us know right away. You may also qualify for expedited CalFresh benefits. If you qualify, you may get your CalFresh within 3 days. Your worker will explain it to you. for more information on filing and application.
Changes in CalFresh (Formerly Food Stamps) Rules for Drug Felons. Click here for more information.
California's Medical assistance program for eligible California residents.
MAGI is a medicaid program that uses Modified Adjusted Gross Income based budgeting is used to calculate a person's household size and income, using federal income tax rules and a tax filer's family size to determine eligibility for Medi-Cal.
County Medical Services Program (CMSP)
This program provides limited-term health coverage for uninsured low-income, indigent adults that are not otherwise eligible for other publicly funded health programs.
General Assistance Program
County funded assistance program for indigent adults not aided by other federal or state assistance programs.
Are you registered to vote??? You can apply to register to vote right now by filling in the online application. If you have any questions, visit Frequently Asked Questions, contact the Secretary of State's Elections Division at (800) 345-8683 or by email.
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