County of Marin Health and Human Services

Food Packages

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)

 

New Food Choices at WIC!

  • Yogurt for Women and Children
  • Whole Wheat Pasta
  • Dried Fruits for Children
  • Fruits and Vegetables Check Option for Infants 9-11 Months
  • Evaporated or Powdered Milk

More Details: http://www.cdph.ca.gov/programs/wicworks/Documents/NE/WIC-NE-EdMaterials....

Food Packages: WIC participants receive checks or vouchers to purchase specific foods each month. Food packages are designed to supplement the diets of women, infants, and children with nutrients needed by and lacking in participant diets.

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  • Infant Cereal
  • Iron-Fortified Adult Cereal
  • Vitamin C-Rich Fruit Or Vegetable Juice
  • Eggs
  • Milk
  • Cheese
  • Peanut Butter
  • Dried And Canned Beans/Peas
  • Canned Fish
  • Supplemental Infant Formula
  • Soy-Based Beverages
  • Tofu
  • Fruits And Vegetables
  • Baby Foods
  • Whole-Wheat Bread
  • And Other Whole-Grain Options