All County Letters and All County Information Notices contain instructions to and information for county departments of social services. To access these policy directives and informational communications, go to the CDSS Letters and Notices page.


ACL 01-42
Prohibition Against Discrimination on the Basis of Disability in the Administration of Federally-Assisted Programs and Activities

ACL 03-56
Requirements for Language Services

ACL 06-20
Interpretive Services

ACL 06-39
Discrimination Complaint Investigation

ACL 07-07
Final Rule on Civil Rights Data Collection

ACL 08-16
Be Vu Settlement Agreement and Survey of Languages Requiring Translation of Food Stamp Program and California Work Opportunity and Responsibilty to Kids (CalWORKS) Joint Forms

ACL 08-51
Social Worker Responsibility to Educate Foster Children on Foster Youth Personal Rights

ACL 08-65
Documentation of Interpretive Services

ACL 09-50
Access to Public Assistance Case Records

ACL 09-79
Annual Civil Rights Plans

ACL 17-56
PUB 470 to Replace PUB 13 for Distribution to Adult Protective Services Clients

ACL 18-03
Procedures for Age Discrimination Complaints

ACL 18-111
Guidance on Discrimination Complaint Summary Investigation Letters

ACL 19-45
Prohibition of Discrimination Against Qualified Individuals with Disabilities in County Welfare Department (CWD) Administered Programs, Services, and Activities Funded by the California Department of Social Services (CDSS) and Department of Health Care Services (DHCS)

ACL 21-78
Policy Guidance For Ensuring Equal And Meaningful Access For Individuals With Disabilities In CalFresh

ACL 21-128
Instructions on When to Offer and How to Complete and Document Form CR 6181 Regarding Interpretive Services and Confidentiality Agreement

ACL 23-98
Changes to Civil Rights Appeal Language


ACIN 1-31-05

ACIN 1-09-06
Use of CDSS Translated Forms and Documentation of Services Provided to Non-English/Limited English-Speaking Applicants/Recipients and Disabled Applicants/Recipients 

ACIN 1-54-08
GEN 1365 Notice of Language Services

ACIN 1-09-09
National Voter Registration Act of 1993

ACIN I-69-20
Reminders of Counties’ Civil Rights Obligations during States of Emergencies

ACIN I-76-20
Continued Provision of Timely Access to and Receipt of Benefits and Services to Clients During an Emergency of Disaster

Contact Us

Civil Rights Unit
P.O Box 944243, MS 9-7-041
Sacramento, CA  94244-2430
Phone (916) 654-2107
Toll free 1-866-741-6241

County Point of Contact
County Civil Rights Coordinators