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Health and Human Services Department

Health and Human Services Department
Jennifer Vasquez
Health & Human Services Director
Jennifer Vasquez
5730 Packard Avenue, Suite 100,
Marysville, CA 95901

Welcome to the Yuba County Health and Human Services Department website. 

Our Vision:
A healthy and thriving community.

Our Mission:
Be a catalyst for building a healthy and thriving community.

Our Values:

  • Quality services are delivered with commitment
  • Individual diversity is respected
  • Interpersonal relationships and services are ethical, empathetic and empowering

The Yuba County Health and Human Services Department provides a wide array of services through a diverse system of holistic programs. It is responsible for planning, managing, coordinating, and delivering a continuum of these services in a manner that is responsive to the needs of the community. The department is committed to promoting a safe, healthy and self-sufficient environment and investing in the Yuba County community to improve the overall well-being of our residents. There are several major Divisions within the Department including: Adult Services; Child Welfare Services; Public Assistance; Employment Services; Housing and Integrated Services; Public Health; Veterans Services; and Finance and Administration.

View the 2018 Health and Human Services Strategic Plan Here

CHILD & ADULT PROTECTIVE SERVICES is dedicated to assisting families in providing safe, healthy, and nurturing homes to children and promoting health and safety for elders and dependent adults that allows them to remain in their own homes free from abuse and neglect. Services include:
Adoption, Child & Family Team Meetings, Domestic & Personal Care Services, Emergency Response, Family Maintenance, Family Reunification, Family Visitation, In Home Supportive Services, Independent Living Services, Non-Minor Dependents, Permanent Placement, Public Authority, Referrals for Substance Abuse, Mental Health Services, Resource Parent Recruitment and Licensing.

EMPLOYMENT SERVICES is committed to assisting parents in their efforts to become self-sufficient by providing a variety of workforce development programs and supportive services. Services include:
California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids (CalWORKs), Referrals for Domestic Violence Services, Job Readiness and Preparation Workshops, Learning Disability Screening, Resume Writing & Job Search Assistance, Mental Health Counseling, High School Diploma & GED Classes, Job Retention Services, Supportive Services (transportation, child care), Referrals for Substance Abuse Services, and Work Experience/ Subsidized Employment.

PUBLIC ASSISTANCE determines eligibility to improve the health, nutrition, and wellbeing of individuals and families. Services include:
CalFresh, Cash Assistance Payment for Immigrants, Child Only CalWORKs, County Medical Services Program, Covered California, Medi-Cal, and Revenue Recovery.

PUBLIC HEALTH aspires to ensure a strong and healthy community by assessing needs and promoting healthy lifestyles through health education, prevention and intervention services. Services include:
Birth and Death Certificates, California Children’s Services, Child Injury Prevention Classes (Car Seat, Bike Helmet, Life Vests), Communicable Disease Investigations, Emergency Preparedness, General Assistance, Housing Support Services, Intensive Case Management for Vulnerable Population, Oral Health Program, Public Health Nurse Home Visiting Program, Social Security Administration Advocacy,  and Tobacco Cessation Education.

SPECIAL INVESTIGATIONS UNIT focuses on early fraud prevention, ongoing program investigations, and provide workplace safety for county employees and customers. Services include:
Department Security, Enforcement of Compliance for Rules and Regulations, Initial Application Home Visits, Investigate Allegations of Misconduct, Law-Enforcement Officers, Rights and Responsibilities Reminders and Overview.

VETERAN SERVICES serves honorably discharged bi-county military veterans and their dependents with disability assistance and healthcare benefits. Services include:
Benefit Claims, Case Management, Client Advocacy, Counseling Referrals, and Rehabilitation Referrals.

 ADMINISTRATION & FINANCE supports the department’s administrative and financial functions as set forth by county policy. Services include:
Department Budget, Department Claiming, Division Contracts, Employee Payroll, Facilities, Privacy and Security, Civil Rights, Compliance, Appeals, Benefit Issuance, Purchasing/Supplies, Staff Development, Vehicle Reservation and Dispatch.


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