Social Services Agency Director Daniel Little Receives Prestigious Award from Dependency Advocacy Center
Daniel Little, Director of the County’s Social Services Agency, was honored for his exceptional contributions to child welfare reform in an event marking the 15th Anniversary Celebration of the Dependency Advocacy Center (DAC) in October 2023.
Santa Clara County is one of nearly a dozen California counties taking part in the project, which provides financial incentives to CalFresh Food recipients to purchase healthy food.
For the first time in nearly 50 years, recipients of a federal nutrition program saw a noticeable jump in benefits. The increase in October 2021 helped families across the country put food on their table, just as pandemic-related benefits started to wind down for many struggling during the COVID-19 health crisis.
In effort to assist youth in need, the County of Santa Clara's Department of Family and Children's Services implemented a state program, the Resource Family Approval Program, to provide a much-needed home for those individuals. The program also allows for emergency placements with relatives and unrelated extended family members.
The County of Santa Clara’s MedAssist program has expanded its age and income qualifications, making the first-of-its-kind initiative available to even more people living in Santa Clara County. A family of four making up to $284,700 may how qualify for asthma inhalers, diabetes meds or EpiPen benefits.
A former detox facility adjacent to the Santa Clara Valley Medical Center campus has been transformed into a residential treatment center for people with serious mental illnesses.
Whether it’s a medical emergency or car accident, many people are one incident away from losing their homes. Meet some of our county residents who know what that’s like and how they found their way back to stable housing through countywide efforts to end homelessness.
Sanctuary for Healing: State-of-the-Art Mental Health Center to Bring Critical Services Closer to Home for County Residents
Community members, healthcare leaders, County supervisors and staff on Wednesday celebrated the groundbreaking of a first-of-its-kind facility in the South Bay: a state-of-the-art Behavioral Health Center that will offer mental health services close to home for children, adolescents and adults.
County of Santa Clara meals on wheels program provides older adults with support and nutritious meals
Santa Clara County Meals on Wheels Program Provides Older Adults with Support and Nutritious Meals
County of Santa Clara Launches 988 Phone Number Dedicated to Crisis Mental Health Services