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Human Services

5225 North Lake Blvd., Carnelian Bay  


Applications and eligibility information for financial assistance welfare programs including:

  •  Medi-Cal mail-in and phone applications available for free or reduced-price medical care.

  • CalWORKS welfare to work program

  • Food Stamps federal food assistance program

  • General Relief short-term emergency financial needs

  • Employment and counseling for CalWORKS recipients

The primary goal of the programs listed is to allow needy persons to live their lives with dignity and self-respect by providing resources to meet the basic needs of food, clothing, shelter and medical care, when such persons are not supported by their own means, by their relatives or friends, or by other public or private institutions.