"Our responsibility to the community is to provide benefits and services in a quality manner. We promote personal responsibility, job readiness and self-sufficiency in order to strengthen individuals and families. These services will be performed with the highest degree of integrity, trust and mutual respect. Our goal is to be one of the best service organizations of our kind and to be viewed as a model of quality."
Hours of Operation
The Amador County Department of Social Services is open Monday through Friday from 8:00 am until 5:00 pm. If you need to report a lost or stolen EBT card, please call 1-877-328-9677.
You can now apply for benefits online at C4Yourself ®
C4Yourself ® is an online application system that allows you to apply for or renew benefits. This is a secured site and all your information will be private and safe. Benefits included are:
- CalWORKs (Cash Aid)
- CalFresh (formerly known as Food Stamps)
- County Medical Services Program (CMSP) and Path2Health
You can access C4Yourself ® from any computer that is connected to the Internet by going to C4Yourself.com .
Changes in CalFresh (Formerly Food Stamps) Rules for Drug Felons. Click here for more information.
The federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act gives ways to help you pay for coverage, with more help for those who earn less.Covered California can help you find out if you qualify. Millions of Californians will be able to choose high quality and affordable health insurance coverage offered throughCovered California. The coverage can begin as soon as January 2014.Covered California is a marketplace for people and small businesses to find out if they are eligible for financial help and buy health insurance. You can choose a plan that works best for your health care needs and your budget. You may even be able to get help paying for your health care! Click here for more information
Toll Free (844) 835-3685
|Business Hours||Monday-Friday 8:00 am-5:00 pm|
Interactive Voice Response Telephone System-
Amador County Department of Social Services has a 24 hour access telephone number for our clients with active cases. You can call the Interactive Voice Response Telephone system (IVR) for information regarding:
|• QR 7 Status||• Office hours and location|
|• Benefit Amounts||• Case status and activity|
|• Reimbursements||• Medi-Cal share of cost|
The number to call is:
The first time you call in you will need to know your case number and Social Security number to create a Personal Indentification Number (PIN). If you are unable to access the new interactive Voice Response telephone system, please call our office and we will be happy to assist you.
Services and Special Programs
Benefit payment program to help needy families.
Financial Assistance for those children who are in need of substitute parenting and who have been placed in foster care.
CalFresh (Formerly Known As Food Stamps) Provides food assitance to low income families and individuals. Click here for more information and to apply online.
California's Medical assistance program for eligible California residents.
County Medical Services Program (CMSP) and Path2Health
Medical assistance program for individuals ages 21 to 64 who do not qualify for Medi-Cal.
General Assistance Program
County funded assistance program for indigent adults not aided by other federal or state assistance programs.
Protect your personal information. Beware of potential EBT card scams. Click on here for more information.