Department of Social Services

Contact Us


To inquire about benefits:

To check your current benefits status or EBT balance, visit MyBenefitsCalWIN, or call our 24-hour automated information line at 1 (866) 404-4007.

To apply for benefitsvisit MyBenefitsCalWin, or call or visit us at the office nearest you. (Online application is not available for General Relief or In-Home Supportive Services.)

 

To report abuse:

To report child abuse or neglect:

  • Call Child Welfare Services toll-free: 1 (800) 367-0166.
    • Mandated Reporters: follow up with form SS 8572

To report elder or dependent adult abuse or neglect:

  • Call Adult Protective Services toll-free: 1 (844) 751-6729 (Mon-Fri, 8:00am-4:30pm).
    • Mandated Reporters: ask for our fax number or mailing address while on the call, and follow up by faxing or mailing us your completed form SOC 341 (in English or Spanish). 
  • After business hours or on holidays, call Sheriff's Dispatch: (805) 692-5744.
    • Mandated Reporters: follow up with form SOC 341.
  • Or, report online 24/7 at ReportToAPS (non-emergency only).
    • Mandated Reporters: SOC 341 not required when reporting online.
  • For abuse in skilled nursing/residential care facilities, call the Long-Term Care Ombudsman: (805) 922-1236.
  • If anyone is in immediate danger of harm, call 911.

 

To call or visit us:

Santa Maria
2125 S. Centerpointe Pkwy
Santa Maria, CA 93455
Phone: (805) 346-7135
Fax: (805) 346-7196
Hours: Monday - Friday 8am-4pm

Betteravia Office Services Offered:
CalFresh, Medi-Cal, General Relief, Children's Services, Workforce Investment Board, and State Appeals

Santa Maria
1444 S. Broadway
Santa Maria, CA 93454
Phone (805) 614-1300
Hours: Monday - Friday 8am-4pm

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alWORKs, Workforce Investment Board, American Job Centers of California One Stop, Workforce Investment Act Adult Programs, and State Appeals
Santa Barbara
234 Camino Del Remedio
Santa Barbara, CA 93110
Phone (805) 681-4401
Fax: (805) 681-4402
Hours: Monday - Friday 8am-4pm
Camino Del Remedio Bldg
Services Offered:
CalWORKs, CalFresh, Medi-Cal, General Relief, Children's Services, and State Appeals 
Lompoc
1100 W. Laurel Ave
Lompoc, CA 93436
Phone (805) 737-7080
Fax (805) 737-6047
Hours: Monday - Friday 8am-4pm

Lompoc Laurel Bldg Services Offered:
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Santa Maria
304 W. Carmen Lane
Santa Maria, CA 93458

(805) 346-7135
Hours: Monday - Friday 8am-4pm


 Carmen Lane Website Services Offered:
Adult Services, In-Home Care Network, Foster Care/Adoption Services
Santa Barbara - Casa Nueva
260 N. San Antonio Road, Suite C
Santa Barbara, CA 93110 
(805) 681-4401

(805) 681-4453 - W.I.B.
Hours: Monday - Friday 8am-4pm
*Please Call for an Appointment*

 Casa Nueva Website Services Offered:
Adult Services, In-Home Care Network, Workforce Investment Board

To call or visit our Workforce Resource Centers:
 
Santa Maria
1410 S. Broadway
(805) 614-1550
Hours: Monday - Friday 8am-5pm
SM WRC Bldg  
Santa Barbara
130 E. Ortega Street
(805) 568-1296
Hours: Monday - Friday 8am-5pm 
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To call or visit us in the community:  

Santa Ynez Valley
People Helping People

545 N. Alisal Road, Suite # 102
Solvang, CA 93463

Hours: Every other Tuesday 9am-12pm

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Services Offered:
CalFresh, CalWORKs, General Relief, Medi-Cal

For more information, call the DSS Lompoc office at (805) 737-7080.

Santa Maria
Marian Hospital
1400 E. Church Street
Santa Maria, CA 93454

Hours: Every Monday 9am-12pm and
every Thursday 1pm-4pm

 Marian Services Offered:
CalFresh, CalWORKs, General Relief, Medi-Cal

For more information, call the DSS Santa Maria office at (805) 346-7135.

Carpinteria
Family Resource Center
5241 Eighth Street
Carpinteria, CA 93013

Hours: Every Tuesday 9am-3pm

 FRC Services Offered:
CalFresh, CalWORKs, General Relief, Medi-Cal

For more information, call the DSS Santa Barbara office at (805) 681-4401.

Santa Barbara
Franklin Service Center
1111 E. Mason Street, Room 12
Santa Barbara, CA 93013

Hours: Every Wednesday 9:00am-2:00pm

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Services Offered:
CalFresh, CalWORKs, General Relief, Medi-Cal

For more information, call the DSS Santa Barbara office at (805) 681-4401.

PATH/Casa Esperanza
816 Cacique St.
Santa Barbara, CA 93013

Hours: Every Wednesday 9:30am-11am
 CasaEsperanza

Services Offered:
CalFresh, CalWORKs, General Relief, Medi-Cal

For more information, call the DSS Santa Barbara office at (805) 681-4401.

Cuyama Valley
Family Resource Center
4689 Highway 166, Unit B
New Cuyama, CA 93254

M-F 9am-4pm. Hours may vary.
Call for an appointment: (661) 766-2369. 
 New Cuyama FRC

Services Offered:
CalFresh, Medi-Cal

The Family Resource Center is in the left side of the Cuyama Library building. If using Google Maps, enter the address as 60 Newsome St.





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