Social Services

92741DSSBuilding_thumb.jpgThe mission of the Tuolumne County Department of Social Services is to provide appropriate services to individuals and families to enhance self-sufficiency. Such services include financial assistance; medical benefits; in-home care for the elderly and disabled; employment and training services; and protective services for children and adults.

The Tuolumne County Department of Social Services is committed to the safety and welfare of every individual and takes reports of neglect of abuse seriously. If you suspect abuse and/or neglect please complete this SOC 341 form. If you suspect abuse or neglect of a child, please complete this SCAR form. 


Services shall be provided efficiently, effectively, and humanely with quality and without discrimination. Services shall be provided so as to encourage self-respect and self-reliance with regard for the preservation of a safe and stable family life.

The Department of Social Services is the largest department within the Human Services Agency, which also encompasses: Ambulance Billing Services, Behavioral Health, Public Health, and Veterans Services. 

The Department of Social Services includes the following programs:


Adult Services

 Children's Services

 Public Assistance (Eligibility)

Employment & Training Services

Adult Protective Services Child Welfare Services  
County Medical Services
Program (CMSP)
In-Home Support Services (IHSS) Foster Home Licensing CalFRESH Welfare to Work
Public Guardian Independent Living Program CalWORKs  
Representative Payee Program   Medi-Cal