Welcome to the Ventura County Human Services Agency’s Emergency Information website
All sites are temporarily closed to the public, due to the COVID-19 health emergency.
We’re still available to meet your essential service needs online and by phone at 888-472-4463, by mail, through our drop-off service, and by fax at 805-658-4530.
Here’s how you can access many HSA and other countywide services from your home:
- Applying for CalFresh
- Reporting changes to income for CalFresh
- Applying for Medi-Cal
- Reporting changes to your income for Medi-Cal
- Reviewing information for IHSS providers
- Conducting a job search
- Remote community-based services (These services may be of interest to residents countywide while responding to the coronavirus by staying home.)
- HSA Employee COVID-19 LOA Request Packet
For the latest information on the coronavirus, please visit vcemergency.org
Coronavirus Information & Resources
For the current status of 2019 Novel Coronavirus (Covid-19) in Ventura County and how to prepare and take action, visit vcemergency.org. For services that may be of interest to residents countywide while responding to the coronavirus by staying home, see our list of Remote Community-Based Services. Visit vcemergency.com for local updates, CDPH for State updates, and CDC for national updates. Call the Coronavirus Hotline at 805-465-6650.
Resources in Ventura County
Visit 2-1-1 Ventura County for comprehensive information and referral services countywide, connecting callers and texters to information about health and human services available to them. During times of disaster, 2-1-1 provides incident specific information in coordination with local emergency services, including road closures and shelters both locally and nationwide. Call 2-1-1 or visit 211ventura.org or text “COVID19” to 211211
Fire Recovery Resources
Visit venturacountyrecovers.org or 211ventura.org\hill-fire-woolsey-fire\ for updated resource information. For Thomas Fire and Montecito Mudslide Resources for Recovery, click here. For Ventura County Hill and Woolsey Fire Recovery information, please visit: http://venturacountyrecovers.org/
To learn how to prepare for all types of disasters and sign up for VC Alert, Ventura County’s emergency notification system, visit the Ready Ventura County website. Ventura County’s Emergency Preparedness Guide are available here in English and español. Preparing Makes Sense brochure – English and español. Public Safety Power Shutoff
Social Media — The Ventura County Human Services Agency will post disaster related information for the public, clients, and staff on the HSA Facebook Page and on Twitter.