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. Please visit the Reports tab to view. 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.

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Social Services Press Releases

Temporary Energy Assistance for Families (PDF)

C4 Yourself Online Application for Benefits

Interactive Voice Response System (IVR) (PDF)