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CALFRESH FOOD BENEFITS AVAILABLE FOR Los Angeles County WILDFIRE VICTIMS

The California Department of Social Services (CDSS) has announced that, as part of the continuing disaster recovery effort, individuals and families impacted by the wildfires in Los Angeles County may be eligible to receive one month of Disaster CalFresh food assistance.


Emergency CalFresh Services For Victims Of Woolsey Fire

CalFresh households that have experienced a loss of perishable foods due to the recent Woolsey Fire which begun on Thursday, November 8, 2018, in Southern California bordering Ventura and Los Angeles (L.A.) counties may be eligible for replacement.


CDSS Warning!

CDSS was recently informed of an ongoing caller-ID “spoofing” scheme, in which caller-ID displays the SSA’s 1-800 number and callers request citizens verify their personal information.


ANTONIA JIMÉNEZ APPOINTED AS DPSS DIRECTOR

LOS ANGELES – The Board of Supervisors has appointed Antonia Jiménez to serve as Director of the Los Angeles County Department of Public Social Services (DPSS), the largest social service agency in the nation.


DPSS ACTING DIRECTOR ANTONIA JIMÉNEZ EARNS 2018 PUBLIC INNOVATION AWARD

Los Angeles County Department of Public Social Services (DPSS) Acting Director Antonia Jiménez has earned the 2018 Public Innovation Award from the Network for Social Work Management (NSWM). Award winners were selected from a field of leaders nominated for demonstrating outstanding achievements in social work management.


Department of Public Social Services Earns Eight 2018 National Achievement Awards for Innovative Programs and Services

The Department of Public Social Services (DPSS) has earned eight national achievement awards for its innovation and modernization in county government programs to serve the public, officials with the National Associations of Counties (NACo) announced this week.


DPSS Mobilizes Hundreds of Volunteers to Help the Homeless on Skid Row

Building on the Department of Public Social Services (DPSS) continued efforts to serve those in the county with the greatest need, over 350 volunteers returned to downtown Los Angeles to serve homeless individuals and families residing in the skid row area.



Citizens’ Guide to County Services

Citizens’ Guide to County Services Provides Valuable Information about Resources and Services Available to Local Residents


Free Fun for CalWORKs and CalFresh Families

DPSS CalWORKs and CalFresh Families Receive Free Admission to L.A. County Museums and Botanical Gardens