Mono County Department of Social Services


Mono County wants to keep everyone safe and healthy. We're still here to serve you!

Our staff are still working and conducting business Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. via phone, email, and other electronic means.
To apply for Benefits, Schedule or Reschedule an Appointment, Report Changes, Submit a Document, Contact a County Worker, Request Reasonable Accommodations or to File a Discrimination Complaint:
  • Call us at 760-924-1770
  • Apply Online at C4yourself   
  • Mail to PO Box 2969, Mammoth Lakes, CA  93546
  • Send a fax to 760-924-5431
Applications are available at our Mammoth Lakes Office at 1290 Tavern Road in our lobby area on the first floor.  A nearby dropbox outside will be checked throughout the day.  Appointments are now being scheduled by phone.  Please call us! We're here to help.


Our mission is to help our community be safe, supported and self-sufficient.  The Mono County Department of Social Services offers a variety of services to individuals and families through several Federal, State, and County programs. 



Report Suspected Abuse or Neglect

If you know or suspect that an child or elderly person or adult with a disability who lives in Mono County is being abused, call the Child Welfare Services (CWS) and Adult Protective Services (APS) hotline.

CWS & APS Hotline number 1-800-340-5411 or 760-932-7755 to make a confidential report 24 hours per day.

Our employees are attentive and committed to providing the necessary information and guidance to ensure optimal benefit from all programs and services offered to our citizens.

We specialize in providing needed services to our clients whether child and adult protection services, in-home supportive services, foster care, employment assistance, food security, medical insurance and other basic need support programs.

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  Services Provided

Assistance Programs

Provides Cal Fresh assistance (formerly the Food Stamp program); medical assistance, including Medi-Cal, and the County Medical Program; and Temporary cash assistance for needy families and individuals.


Child Welfare Services

Investigates child abuse and neglect and works to preserve or restore family stability.


Adult Services

Provides services to help the elderly and persons with disabilities to live safely in their own homes. Investigates reports of elder abuse and neglect.


Employment Services

Provides services to job seekers in search of employment and employers seeking qualified employees.


Emergency Shelters

Mono County Social Services is the responsible agency for providing emergency shelters for residents and visitors in the event of a disaster. Please visit our Emergency Shelter page for the location of the shelter in your area.


Health Care Reform

What is the Affordable Care Act (ACA)?
The ACA is intended to increase access to health care for more Americans, and includes many changes that impact the commercial health insurance market, Medicare and Medicaid.


Senior Programs

In Mono County, we offer a wide array of services to older adults. Our goal is to help older adults live healthy, independent lives.


Mono County Acccess & Functional Needs (AFN) REGISTRY

This registry website allows residents with access and functional needs an opportunity to provide information to emergency response agencies so those agencies can better serve them in a disaster or other emergencies.


IMACA Programs

Currently offering the following services:

  • Food and Garden Assistance
  • Community Gardens
  • Holiday Food Baskets – Thanksgiving & Christmas
  • Wish Tree – Holiday Gifts for Children
  • Head Start/State Preschool
  • Subsidized Child-Care (Mono County only)
  • Home Energy Assistance
  • Home Weatherization and Appliance Replacement
  • Low-Income Senior Housing (Bishop)
  • Low-income Housing (Mammoth Lakes)

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