Mono County Department of Social Services


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

We are conducting business Monday-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, or contact a county worker:

  • Call: 760-924-1770
  • Apply Online: 
  • Mail: PO Box 2969, Mammoth Lakes, CA  93546
  • Fax: 760-924-5431

Applications are also available in a dropbox outside the main entrance of the Mono County Civic Center at 1290 Tavern Road in Mammoth Lakes.


Report Suspected Abuse or Neglect

If you know or suspect a child, elderly person, or adult with a disability is being abused, call the abuse/neglect hotline to make a confidential report 24 hours/day.

Hotline: 800-340-5411 

  Services Provided


Assistance Programs

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

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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