County of Marin Health and Human Services

Kari Beuerman

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)

 

Kari Beuerman, Social Services Director
Social Services Director

Kari Beuerman is the Social Services Director for the County of Marin. She earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Community Studies from U.C. Santa Cruz and a Master’s Degree in Social Work from USC.  Kari also holds a Master’s Degree in Jewish Communal Services from Hebrew Union College.

Kari became a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and started her career in social services working at a Bay Area non-profit that serves developmentally disabled adults and children. She was a case manager and a supervisor, serving primarily monolingual Spanish speaking individuals and families. Kari came to the County of Marin for the first time in 2005 as a supervisor in Aging and Adult Services. In 2012, Kari left Marin to serve as the Division Director of Adult and Long Term Care for the County of Santa Cruz for four years.

Kari returned to Marin County HHS three years ago in her current capacity as Social Services Director. She sits on the Families and Children’s Commission as well as on the Board of CalSWEC (California Social Work Education Center). Kari’s primary area of focus and interest is workforce development, and she enjoys striving to find ways to support staff in carrying out their mission through training and mentorship.

Photo Credit: Courtesy of HHS Employee, David Uribe