Mono County Department of Social Services

Our offices are open: Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. 

The mission of the Department of Social Services is to help our community be safe, supported, and self-sufficient. 

To apply for benefits, schedule or reschedule an appointment, report changes, submit a document, or contact a county worker:

  • Call: 760-924-1770
  • Apply Online: 
  • In-Person: 
    • Civic Center: 1290 Tavern Rd., Mammoth Lakes CA 
    • Bridgeport: 37 Emigrant Street, Bridgeport CA 
    • Walker: 107384 Hwy 395, Walker CA
  • Mail: PO Box 2969, Mammoth Lakes CA 93546
  • Fax: 760-924-5431

Applications are also available in a dropbox outside the main entrance of the Mono County Civic Center at 1290 Tavern Road in Mammoth Lakes. Please return completed applications to the locked dropbox in the same location.


Report Suspected Abuse or Neglect

If you know or suspect a child, elderly person, or adult with a disability is being abused, call the abuse/neglect hotline to make a confidential report 24 hours/day.

Hotline: 800-340-5411 

  Services Provided


Assistance Programs

Cal Fresh assistance (formerly the Food Stamp program); medical assistance, including Medi-Cal, and the County Medical Program; and Temporary cash assistance for needy families and individuals.


Child Welfare Services

Investigates child abuse and neglect and works to preserve or restore family stability.


Adult Services

Provides services to help the elderly and persons with disabilities to live safely in their own homes. Investigates reports of elder abuse and neglect.


Employment Services

Provides services to job seekers in search of employment and employers seeking qualified employees.


Emergency Shelters

Mono County Social Services is the responsible agency for providing emergency shelters for residents and visitors in the event of a disaster. Please visit our Emergency Shelter page for the location of the shelter in your area.


Health Care Reform

What is the Affordable Care Act (ACA)?
The ACA is intended to increase access to health care for more Americans, and includes many changes that impact the commercial health insurance market, Medicare and Medicaid.


Senior Programs

Our goal is to help older adults live healthy, independent lives.


Mono County Acccess & Functional Needs (AFN) REGISTRY

This registry website allows residents with access and functional needs an opportunity to provide information to emergency response agencies so those agencies can better serve them in a disaster or other emergencies.


IMACA Programs

Currently offering the following services:

  • Food and Garden Assistance
  • Community Gardens
  • Home Energy Assistance
  • Home Weatherization and Appliance Replacement

For more information visit

FCC Affordable Connectivity Program

Thanks to the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, more than 11.5 million people who previously couldn’t get online or struggled to pay for broadband, a modern-day necessity, are now connected through the Affordable Connectivity Program.

***This $14.2 billion successor program to the Emergency Broadband Benefit provides qualified low-income households with a discount of up to $30 per month toward internet service & up to $75 per month for eligible households on Tribal lands.