Welcome to the Information and Resource Guide

This website is intended to assist our business partners in understanding policies and practices of programs which fall under the authority of the California Department of Social Services. For more information and resources please select the program information you are seeking from the list below. A list of programs in alphabetical order is available in the column to your right. Members of the public can use the link in the upper right hand corner to access our Benefits and Services webpages. 


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Administrator Certification Program
Adoption Assistance Program
Adult Care Licensing
Adult Protective Services
Appeals Case Management System
Automated Assistance Claims
CalWORKs Child Care
Caregiver Advocacy Network
Caregiver Background Check Bureau
Cash Assistance for Immigrants
Child and Family Teams (CFTs)
Child Care Licensing
Child Fatality and Near Fatality
Child Trafficking Response Unit
Child Welfare Program Improvement
Child Welfare Protection
Child Welfare Services Case Management System
Child Welfare Training
Children's Residential Licensing
Civil Rights
Case Management, Information and Payrolling System (CMIPS)
Community Care Licensing
Continuing Care Retirement Community
Continuum of Care Reform
County Expense Claims (CEC)
County Expense Claim Reporting Information System (CECRIS)
Deaf Access Program
Disaster Services Bureau
Document Search
Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT)
Food Distribution Unit (FDU)
Foster Care
Foster Care Ombudsperson
Home Care Services
Housing Programs
In-Home Supportive Services
Indian Health Clinic (IHC)
Internal Audits
Office of Child Abuse Prevention
Program Integrity
Resource Family Approval Program
Safely Surrendered Baby
Statewide Automated Welfare System (SAWS)
Senior Care Licensing
Services to the Blind
Supplemental Security Income/State Supplementary Payment (SSI/SSP)
State Hearings
Trafficking and Crime Victims Assistance Program (TCVAP)
Tribal Affairs
Tribal Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)