We are proud to announce that we help 1 million people in Riverside County each year by offering vital services and programs that support and protect the health, safety, and wellbeing of children, adults, and families in our communities. We are to help you too! Please click here to learn more about our department’s various programs, what they can do for you, and how to contact us.
We believe in helping YOU take care of yourself and your family. For those struggling with low income, we offer assistance programs for food, cash, housing and health coverage. Apply here and learn more about benefits.
Health care is crucial for you and your family. If you or your has limited income, Medi-Cal provides health coverage for no or low-cost. Medi-Cal (the name for Medicaid in California) offers comprehensive coverage, including mental health resources. This could be right for you. Learn more here, including how to apply.
As our older population rapidly expands, so does our community’s need for trustworthy, kind in-home caregivers. We provide access to caregivers who help at-risk adults live safely and independently in their own home. We also have services to protect adults from abuse and neglect.
Your family is your top priority. We’re here to help! We work to stabilize Riverside County families that are struggling by providing access to food, housing, cash, childcare, and more. Here you can find access to Family Resource Centers and crisis prevention services.
Every child deserves a stable, safe, and supportive family. You can become the loving parent a child needs and deserves. We work with community partners and the courts to bring families together. Consider or children in need. Become a foster or adoptive parent. Learn more here.
We have many resources at your disposal, such as financial assistance, housing assistance, and mental health support. We also have partners throughout Riverside County waiting to help you at any time.
You need a roof over your head. We work with county and community partners to provide wrap-around services that help at-risk adults and families find a path forward. We offer cash and housing assistance, such as access to hotel/motel vouchers. If you or your family is at risk of experiencing homelessness or is homeless, click here to learn more. We want to help.
Our mission is to help our residents find a path to financial independence. We can give you job training opportunities, employment assistance, and access to rewarding careers that support individuals and families. Help yourself and impact your community by clicking here to learn more!
We protect our community’s most vulnerable children and adults. In fact, it’s our top priority. We have resources that help prevent abuse and neglect against children and adults, but we need people like you to report suspected abuse or neglect. Click here to learn more. You’ll also find access to services for those in crisis here.
We care about the people we serve and last year we served one million people in Riverside County. We want the best for our communities, so we are eager to collaborate with innovative partners who share our dedication to improving the health, safety, and wellbeing of individuals and families! Learn more about how your agency or business can join our the team that strengthens individuals and communities.
Community is built on trust. Trust is built on communication. This is why we at the Riverside County Department of Social Services offers a variety of ways for you to keep up to date with our programs and services!
Here you’ll find the DPSS newsletter, press releases, compelling videos, regular podcasts and contact information for media inquiries. We want to help our diverse audiences connect to our mission of strengthening communities one life at a time!
Want to speak to someone face-to-face? We have several customer service locations across our 7,300 square-mile county where you can find help. We understand that our services and benefits are vital to you. Please, see below for location details, contact numbers, and hours of operation.
We believe in the power of partnerships. We partner with agencies and organizations that share our mission to help and protect those most in need. You can connect here with some of the organizations we partner with! See how they can help you, your family, and your community!