County of Marin Health and Human Services

Marin County Department of Health and Human Services Division of Social Services: CalWORKS

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
  • 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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Marin County Department of Health and Human Services Division of Social Services: CalWORKS

CalWORKs is a cash program which aids families with children who are deprived of parental support because of parental unemployment, absence or incapacity. This program provides eligible applicants with cash assistance, a medical card and possibly food stamps. CalWORKs is administered by the Marin County Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Social Services. (Si quisiera oir información sobre el programa de sostenimiento de minor (CalWORKs) por favor cuélque el teléfono y use el número ((877) 410-8817).


(877) 410-8817


Monday- Friday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm


(415) 473-3555


120 North Redwood Drive
San Rafael, CA 94903

Application Process: 

If you would like to apply for California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids (CalWORKs) you must do so in person. To expedite your application you may wish to bring with you the following items of verification if applicable: A picture identificat


Determined upon application


  • English
  • Spanish
  • Vietnamese
  • Interpeters available for other languages