County of Marin Health and Human Services

Community Action Marin: Emergency Family Needs Fund

Information on Service Adjustments During the COVID-19 Emergency

HHS is the County’s largest department with more than 700 employees who work at many sites throughout Marin. Many HHS offices have reopened with limited staffing to the public. Staff will continue to provide services remotely when possible for safety reasons, and residents in need of HHS services should consider conducting conversations over the phone or email when possible. Please call ahead if you have an appointment or require in-person assistance.

  • Adult Protective Services: (415) 473-2774.
  • Skilled Nursing/Assisted Living Ombudsman: (415) 473-7446.
  • Child Protective Services: (415) 473-7153.
  • Public Assistance Call Center (Medi-Cal, CalFresh, CalWorks): 1 (877) 410-8817.
  • General Relief: (415) 473-3450.
  • Behavioral Health and Recovery Services Access Line: 1 (888) 818-1115.
  • For information on resources and services specifically for older adults (persons 60+), persons with disabilities and family caregivers, call (415) 57-INFO (415) 457-4636 or email 457-INFO@marincounty.org.
  • HHS created a phone hotline, (415) 473-7191 (CRS 711), and an online contact form, for residents to contact staff with questions or concerns about the virus and about the county and community response. The call center is open from 9:30 a.m. to noon and 1 to 5 p.m. weekdays, and interpreter services are available.
  • Dial 711 for CA Relay Service (link is external)

 

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Community Action Marin: Emergency Family Needs Fund

The Emergency Family Needs Fund administers a program that provides one-time assistance to families who are experiencing a short-term financial crisis. Assistance is provided in the areas of rent, rental deposits, car repair in certain cases, durable medical equipment and other emergencies of an immediate and short-term nature. Applications for Emergency Family Needs are accepted at the following agencies: Canal Alliance ' Marin County Department of Health and Human Services ' Ritter House ' Women Helping All People, West Marin Community Resource Center.

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555 Northgate Drive
San Rafael, CA 94903

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Priority is given to families who are not eligible for other forms of financial assistance and for whom assistance will resolve their immediate financial crisis.