Human Services Department


How do I get local emergency help for a mental health crisis?

We offer Emergency 24-hour Crisis Response. Call 209-966-7000 or 800-549-6741 any time 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Tell the receptionist that you have a "crisis."

Other resources for mental health crises:


  • We are pleased to announce that the Health & Human Services Department has a Facebook page which will enhance our ability to reach out to the community. Please be mindful of the Terms of Use Guidelines (PDF), when commenting on the page. View our Facebook page.
  • You can take care of most of your Social Security related needs and speak to a live Social Security representative here in our office. Video Services are offered on Tuesday's (walk-in's welcome) and Friday's (appointment only). This service is offered from 9 a.m. until 12 p.m. on both days. For more information or to schedule an appointment, call 888-632-7069. View an informational flyer (PDF).
  • The Housing Choice Voucher (formerly Section 8 / HUD) wait list is still currently open. Only current residents or those that work in Mariposa will be eligible to be placed on the wait list. For more information, please call the Stanislaus County Housing Authority at 209-557-2000, or visit their website or view an informational letter (PDF).
  • Many services are also available at our North County Health & Human Services Center, located in Coulterville. View more information and services available at our North County Office.

Informational Documents

View the 2017 Mariposa County Needs Assessment (PDF), completed June 22, 2017.

View the Strategic Plan to Address Homelessness in Mariposa County (PDF), adopted by the Mariposa County Board of Supervisors on June 9, 2015.

View the Calaveras-Mariposa Community Action Agency (CMCAA) 2017 to 2022 Strategic Plan.

View the Calaveras-Mariposa Communty Action Agency (CMCAA) CAP Plan (PDF).