Adult Protective Services (APS)
APS helps elders and dependent adults who need protection to stop abuse or neglect and to live safely. APS investigates allegations of abuse and neglect, including self neglect, of elders and dependent adults and provides information and referral, assessment, and short term case management.
In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS)
IHSS is a program for services to low income elderly and disabled individuals and couples who need assistance in order to remain safely in their own homes. Disabled children with extraordinary need may also receive IHSS. IHSS Social Workers make a home visit to determine eligibility and need for IHSS and complete an assessment of the applicant’s ability to complete activities of daily living. View the latest issue of "CARE" Newsletter (January 2011).
GA benefits offers financial assistance and emergency homeless assistance to disabled or unemployed single adults. GA also provides SSI advocacy, employment services, and burial assistance.
Public Guardian/Public Administrator
The Public Guardian / Public Administrator Unit initiates the Court process to invoke and renew conservatorships, handles the affairs of individuals who die without family to administer their estates, and provides case management for conserved persons with mental health disabilities, dementia, or severe frailty.
Serves as the employer of record for collective bargaining for 1,400 IHSS providers in Mendocino County. The Public Authority Registry refers providers seeking work as an In Home Support Service care provider, of whom have been fingerprinted, passed a criminal background check, and attended a program orientation.
The Veteran's Services program provides financial benefits, medical care, and counseling to eligible veterans and their dependents.
Continuum of Care for the Homeless
The Mendocino County Continuum of Care for the Homeless (CoC) is a collaborative of over thirty-one agencies throughout Mendocino County. The Collaborative Applicant for the MCHSCoC with monthly meetings at Mendocino County HHSA in Ukiah. Continuum activities include the Point in Time Census and Survey of individuals and families experiencing homelessness, Coordinated Entry, Permanent Housing, and collaboration toward securing and maintaining HUD funded housing projects for addressing homelessness in Mendocino County.
Provides a free and confidential service that maintains and improves the quality of life for residents in long-term care facilities.
Area Agency on Aging
The Area Agency on Aging carries out a wide range of functions (advocacy, inter-agency linkages, information sharing, etc.) designed to develop or enhance comprehensive and coordinated community based services for all older persons, under the leadership and direction of the California Department of Aging.
Please note: Some programs and services may not be available at office locations listed below. Contact us at 707-463-7900 to verify locations and office hours.
Adult Protective Services, General Assistance, In Home Services, and Public Guardian / Public Administrator
Adult & Aging Services
Phone: (707) 463-7900
Adult Protective Services
472 E Valley St (formerly 221 S Lenore Ave)
Phone: (707) 456-3740
764 S Franklin St
Phone: (707) 962-1102
Adult Protective Services
Supportive Housing Program
Ukiah Community Center [Map]
888 N. State St.
Ukiah, CA 95482
Phone: (707) 462-8879
Fax: (707) 462-0654
Willits Community Services [Map]
229 E. San Francisco St.
Willits, CA 95490
Phone: (707) 459-3333
Fax: (707) 459-0850
Hospitality House [Map]
460 S. Franklin Street
Fort Bragg CA 95437
Phone: (707) 961-0172
Fax: (707) 961-0217