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Health Insurance Open Enrollment - Now’s the time to get covered.


Open enrollment for health coverage in 2018 is happening now and will end on Jan. 31, 2018.

Current members can renew or change their health plans until Jan. 31.

Medi-Cal and Covered California use the same application. When you apply, depending on factors such as your family size, income and citizenship or immigration status, you will find out whether you qualify for:

Resource Family Approval


Become a Foster Parent - Resource Family Gathering

Foster parents play an essential role in providing temporary, safe and nurturing homes to children when their parents are unable to care for them. Mono County has a need for more Resource Families.

To help better understand the process you are invited to attend the Mono County Resource Family Gathering. Childcare, Pizza and Refreshments provided.

2017 Housing Choice Voucher Wait List opening for Mono County

September 6, 2017

Dear Mono County Community Member:

The Housing Authority of the County of Stanislaus (HACS) announces its 2017 Housing Choice Voucher Wait List opening for the Counties of Alpine, Amador, Calaveras, lnyo, Mariposa, Mono, and Tuolumne.

Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)

On September 5, 2017, President Trump directed the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) to phase out and eventually end Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) over two and half years.  Currently, nothing has changed about DACA participant eligibility for Medi-Cal. All DACA participants continue to be eligible for full-scope Medi-Cal until further notice.

ESAAA Meeting


437 Old Mammoth Rd., Suite Z (Town of Mammoth Lakes Council Chambers)

Minaret Shopping Mall, 2nd floor

Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546

ESAAA programs are concerned with all matters that relate to the needs of seniors in Inyo and Mono Counties.

Eastern Sierra Area Agency on Aging (ESAAA)

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ESAAA programs are concerned with all matters that relate to the needs of seniors in Inyo and Mono Counties.

The California Department of Aging (CDA) has designated Inyo County as the agency responsible for planning, delivering and admininstering services in Planning and Service Area (PSA) 16, which includes Inyo and Mono Counties.  The Inyo County Board of Supervisors governs our Aging programs which are overseen by the Inyo County Health & Human Services Department.


Inyo/Mono Red Cross Week May 31st through June 3rd, 2017

Be Red Cross Ready

May 31st – June 3rd, 2017

It’s that time of year again, when Red Cross comes to town.

They have got a fully loaded schedule of training, presentations, and events to share with the good folks of Inyo and Mono counties and hope that you are able to join.

Who can be a Resource Family?

Resource Families are individuals, married couples or a family.  You may or may not have children of your own.  You don’t have to own your own home and you may live in an apartment/condo. Resource Families come from all ethnic, racial and religious backgrounds.

Becoming a Resource Family Home will enable you to become an important part of a child’s life.  The goal of a Resource Family home is to provide a child in need with a feeling of safety, permanence, and well-being.

To be a Resource Family, you will need to:

The Resource Family Approval Process

Resource Family Approval (RFA) is a new caregiver approval process that a foster parent, relative, non-relative extended family member, or adoptive family completes to be considered for potential placement of a child, youth, or young adult (non-minor dependents from 18-21 years old).

RFA is the state program now implemented by Mono County Department of Social Services, which oversees resource families who are approved to provide care and supervision for children.

Resource Family Approval

Choose to be a Resource Family

All children need and deserve a safe, loving, nurturing, accepting and consistent place to live where they can thrive and mature. A Resource Family provides a home for a child to do just that.

The Resource Family Approval Program is a streamlined, family-friendly and child-centered process. Once approved, Resource Families may be considered for foster care, guardianship and adoption placements, depending on the Resource Family’s goals

What Is a Resource Family?