Department of Social Services
The Orange County Department of Social Services exists to provide protection to vulnerable children and adults, economic support to low-income individuals and families in crisis, and intervention services to at-risk persons residing in Orange County. The agency is the access point for most state and federal human services programs.
Applications and additional information about all programs are available at both Orange County office locations.
Child and Family Services
(Child Protective Services, Child Care Subsidy, Foster Care, Adoption)
(Food and Nutrition Services, Medicaid, Emergency Assistance, Work First)
Services for Elderly Adults and People with Disabilities
(Adult Protective Services, Guardianship, Payee Services, In-Home Aide Services, Placement Services)
We can now accept donations online! Make a secure donation in a number of areas of care by visiting the Community Giving Fund page.