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Human Services Department

Human Services Department

Welcome to Human Services

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BenefitsCal is now live for all Sonoma County users!  Apply for public assistance programs including: Medi-Cal, CalFresh, CalWORKs and General Relief

Watch the video below for additional information: 

An Introduction to BenefitsCal Online Application Process - YouTube

See menu of videos on How to Access BenefitsCal


Click here to apply now! 

HSD Data Report

Click here to view our latest HSD Data Report on our key programs and services. 

Get help with:

Mom handing child healthy food in grocery store

Health + Food

Food, health insurance, and other benefits for living a healthy life.

Woman Working

Jobs + Money

Financial assistance, job search and job training.

Housing + Shelter

Short-term and long-term housing services.

Older Adults + People with Disabilities

Programs, services and events that support independence and quality of life.

Children + Families

Foster care, Child Protective Services, child care and other programs for children and families.

Four Veterans Stand in uniform outside the new VA building in Santa Rosa


Benefits available to U.S. military veterans and their families.


People in our community live freely chosen lives up to their full potential throughout their lifespan.


Building upon strengths, we bridge people to opportunity through responsive safety net services.

HSD Vision, Mission and Core Values (PDF)

Racial Equity Commitment

Click here to view our Racial Equity Commitment for Sonoma County Human Services Department.