County of Marin Health and Human Services

County Medical Services Program (CMSP)

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)

 

Many HHS offices are reopening with limited staffing to the public on Tuesday, June 9, following an in-service training day on June 8. The campus at 120 North Redwood Drive in San Rafael will open Monday, June 15th.

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.

The County Medical Services Program (CMSP) is a unique County/State partnership formed to provide medical and dental care to individuals age 21-64, residing in California's 34 rural counties. To be eligible for CMSP, an individual cannot be eligible for Medi-Cal. Eligibility for the program depends on residency, citizenship or immigration status, age, income, resources/assets, and other factors. This program provides qualified applicants with a medical card that may be used for services at participating pharmacies, hospitals, and doctor's offices.

Eligibility & CMSP's Benfits & Apply Online

For additional information about the program please view the brochure Applying for CMSP and visit the CMSP website at http://www.cmspcounties.org/.