Riverside County Social Services

Find Riverside County California departments of social services, DSS, DPSS, and human services. Departments of social services provide information on food stamps, public assistance, welfare, housing, healthcare, emergency assistance, and child services.


Desert Hot Springs Social Service Department 14201 Palm Drive Desert Hot Springs CA 92240 760-288-3313


Indio Social Service Department 44199 Monroe Street Indio CA 92201 760-863-2900

Moreno Valley Social Service Department 23119 Cottonwood Avenue Moreno Valley CA 92553 951-413-5050

Riverside County Social Service 43264 Business Park Drive Temecula CA 92590 951-600-6500

Riverside County Social Service Department 3950 Reynolds Road Riverside CA 92503 951-955-3400

Riverside County Social Service Department 4060 County Circle Drive Riverside CA 92503 951-358-3000

Riverside County Social Service Department 1225 W Hobsonway Blythe CA 92225 760-921-5700

Riverside County Social Service Department 11070 Magnolia Avenue Riverside CA 92505 951-358-3555

Riverside County Social Service Department 5473 Mission Boulevard Riverside CA 92509 951-328-1575

Riverside County Social Service Department 575 Chaney Street Lake Elsinore CA 92530 951-245-3100

Riverside County Social Service Department 371 Wilkerson Avenue Perris CA 92570 951-443-1158

Riverside County Social Service Department 541 North San Jacinto Street Hemet CA 92543 800-344-8477

Riverside County Social Service Department 48113 Jackson Street Indio CA 92201 760-863-7210

Riverside County Social Service Department 901 E Ramsey St Banning CA 92220 951-922-7550

Riverside County Social Service Department 63 S 4th St Banning CA 92220 951-922-7000

Who is eligible for Social Services?

Eligibility varies depending on the type of program and the state, county, or local agency. Many programs are based on income and available only to households below a certain income threshold. Other programs may be targeted for specific groups, such as children, the elderly, or people with disabilities.

How do Social Services Departments verify eligibility for programs?

Participation in income-based programs typically requires applicants to provide pay stubs to verify income. Bank statements, tax returns, Social Security benefit letters, and similar documents may also be required. Verification of eligibility for other programs depends on the nature of the service, and the required documentation may include letters from health providers, heating or utility bills, rent or mortgage payments.

What are the requirements for working at a Social Services Department?

Social Workers are among the most common positions in Social Services Departments. Most Social Workers have a Bachelors of Social Work (BSW) degree, though many positions require a Masters of Social Work (MSW). Some form of licensing or certification is required in almost every state. In some cases, several years of supervised work may be part of the licensing process.