SSA Supports Orange County Residents as they strive to enjoy a safe and supportive environment that promotes stability and self-reliance.
California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids (CalWORKs)
CalWORKs provides cash-aid and services to eligible families to help pay for housing, food and other necessary expenses. CalWORKs recipients receive Medi-Cal benefits. Shelter assistance may be available for CalWORKs families who are homeless. CalWORKs Supportive Services currently include childcare and transportation. Specialized services are available for families that may require mental health services, domestic abuse services, or other critical services. CalWORKs applicants may also apply for CalFresh (formerly known as Food Stamps) with their CalWORKs applications.
3320 E. La Palma Ave. Anaheim, CA 92806 714-575-2400 Hours of Operation: 7:00am - 5:00pm
23330 Moulton Parkway Laguna Hills, CA 92653 949-206-4000 Hours of Operation: 7:00am - 5:00pm
1928 S. Grand Ave. Bldg. C Santa Ana, CA 92705 714-435-5800 Hours of Operation: 7:00am - 5:00pm
6100 Chip Ave. Cypress, CA 90630 714-503-2200 Hours of Operation: 7:00am - 5:00pm
The CalFresh Program, formerly known as Food Stamps and nationally known as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), assists people who meet the program's eligibility requirements to buy the nutritious food they need for good health.
Service Center: (800) 281-9799
Medi-Cal provides healthcare coverage for California residents who have limited resources and income.
3320 E. La Palma Ave. Anaheim, CA 92806 Service Center: (800) 281-9799 Hours of Operation: 7:00am - 5:00pm
115 Columbia Aliso Viejo, CA 92656 Service Center: (800) 281-9799 Hours of Operation: 7:00am - 5:00pm
1928 S. Grand Ave. Bldg. A Santa Ana, CA 92705 Service Center: (800) 281-9799 Hours of Operation: 7:00am - 5:00pm
12912 Brookhurst St. Garden Grove, CA 92840 Service Center: (800) 281-9799 Hours of Operation: 7:00am - 5:00pm
General Relief is a cash assistance program for people in need who do not qualify for other cash assistance programs. Applicants may apply for CalFresh with their General Relief applications.
2020 W. Walnut St. Santa Ana 714-834-8899 Hours of Operation: 7:00am - 5:00pm
Children & Family Services
Please call the 24-hour Child Abuse Registry at 714-940-1000 or 1-800-207-4464 if you are aware of any of the following circumstances:
Any instances or suspected instances of sexual abuse, physical abuse, neglect or exploitation of a child age 0 -17.
Any homeless or abandoned children.
Any child who may be living with a relative or unrelated caregiver who is unable to provide for the needs of the child, or cannot secure medical consent from the child's parent(s) to obtain needed medical treatment for the child.
The SSA partnership with Families and Communities Together (FaCT) and Orangewood Children's Foundation assists families in accessing an array of family services and community resources. Family Resource Centers (FRC) in Orange County may be found at the following locations:
Anaheim Harbor FRC 819 S. Harbor Blvd. Anaheim, CA 92805 714-399-0590
Anaheim /Fullerton at Manzanita Park 1260 N. Riviera St. Anaheim, CA 92801 714-765-3776
Corbin FRC 2215 W. McFadden Ave., Ste. G Santa Ana, CA 92704 714-480-3737 ext. 0
El Modena FRC 18672 East Center Street Orange, CA 92869 714-532-3595
Friendly Center FRC 147 W. Rose Ave. Orange, CA 92967 714-771-5300
La Habra FRC 301 W. Las Lomas Drive La Habra, CA 90631 714-447-3460
Magnolia Park FRC 11402 Magnolia Street Garden Grove, CA 92841 714-530-7413
Minnie Street FRC 1300 E. McFadden Ave. Santa Ana, CA 92705 714-972-5775
Oak View FRC 17261 Oak Lane Huntington Beach, CA 92647 714-842-4002 ext. 0
South Orange County FRC 23832 Rockfield Blvd., Ste. 270 Lake Forest, CA 92630 949-364-0500
Stanton FRC 11822 Santa Paula Street Stanton, CA 90680 714-379-0129
Westminster FRC 7200 Plaza Street Westminster, CA 92683 714-903-1331
Adults Protective Services (APS) and In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS)
Please call the 24-hour Elder/Disabled Adult Abuse Hotline at 1-800-451-5155 if you are aware or or reasonably suspect physical abuse, neglect, financial abuse, or exploitation of adults who are unable to protect their own interests, including adults with disabilities. Reports received by the APS Registry are referred to social workers for direct investigation and intervention.
Aged, blind, or disabled persons may be eligible for IHSS if they are limited in their ability to care for themselves and cannot live safely at home without help. Please call 714-825-3000 to apply or for more information.