Social Services

Our Pledge

Our pledge is to provide services in a courteous and professional manner. We will be respectful, compassionate, supportive, and impartial. Efficiency, integrity and respect for individual dignity will govern the manner in which we deliver services to Plumas County citizens.


The Plumas County Department of Social Services serves the public in administering county, state, and federal benefits including:

To report welfare fraud, contact the Fraud Investigator at 530-283-6350.

Social Services Trends

Social Services Trends is a quarterly report to the Plumas County Board of Supervisors and members of the public. This report provides case counts, application data referrals for services and other workload information in the Department of Social Services. 


Most Recent Report (PDF) | View All

The Department welcomes questions regarding the information contained in this report or about our programs and services. Additional information is available by calling (530)283-6350.

Most documents and forms are provided in Portable Document Format (PDF). You will need the free Adobe Reader to view them.

How can you apply for services?

Social Services 

270 County Hospital Road

Suite 207 

Quincy, CA 95971

  • By Fax: (530) 283-6368


Plumas County now accepts credit and debit card payments through GovPayNet for payment of Fines and Fees.

Payments can be made 24 hours/ 7 days a week with a major credit card, debit or pre-paid debit card including:

To Make a Payment, you will need the following:

  • Pay Location (PLC #)
  • Name and Address
  • Account Number
  • Phone Number
  • Payment Amount

Pay Location Code Number a002ug

To make payments by phone, payers can call 1-888-604-7888.