Medical coverage is available for individuals and families through programs including Medi-Cal and the County Medical Services Program (CMSP).
CalFresh is a federal program that provides monthly food benefits to assist low-income households in purchasing the food they need to maintain adequate nutritional levels.
CalWORKs is a temporary financial assistance and employment services program for low or no income families in California.
General Assistance is a supplemental assistance program for those persons who are ineligible for cash aid under federal or state programs.
Nevada County Employment Services (Welfare-to-Work) assists families receiving CalWORKs Cash Assistance in becoming self-sufficient.
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The mission for Public Assistance under the Department of Social Services (DSS) is opening doors, building community, and being of service to County citizens needing social, eligibility, or employment and training services.