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Message to Our Community

December 16, 2021

Dear Community Partners and Clients, (en español a continuación)

I am pleased to share the Human Services Agency Annual Report for Fiscal Year 2020-2021. This report highlights our coordinated response to the pandemic, the work accomplished together to help ensure an equitable recovery, HSA’s refreshed Mission, Vision and Values, and much more.

The data in this report reflects the challenges our community experienced this past year, but the results are also testament to what we can do together to meet community members’ needs.

With the support of our Ventura County Board of Supervisors and County Executive Officer, and in partnership with other government agencies and community partners, the Human Services Agency served nearly 239,000 of our neighbors this past year, an all-time high representing more than 1 in 4 Ventura County residents.

We are thankful for our many community partners whose determination and energy have helped our community respond and recover. We look forward to implementing transformative initiatives in the year ahead to serve our county’s diverse population in a more collaborative, human-centric, effective and equitable manner.

Please visit vchsa.org for updates and to stay connected with services.

Stay Safe and Well,

Melissa Livingston, Director
County of Ventura
Human Services Agency

16 de diciembre de 2021

Estimados clientes y socios comunitarios,

Me complace compartir el Reporte Anual de la Agencia de Servicios Humanos para el año fiscal 2020-2021. Este informe destaca nuestra respuesta coordinada a la pandemia, el labor realizada en conjunto para ayudar a garantizar una recuperación equitativa, la Misión, Visión y Valores renovados de HSA, y mucho más.

Los datos de este informe reflejan los desafíos que nuestra comunidad experimentó el año pasado, pero los resultados también son testimonio de lo que podemos hacer juntos para cumplir con las necesidades de los miembros de la comunidad.

Con el apoyo de nuestra Junta de Supervisores del Condado de Ventura y el Funcionario Ejecutivo del Condado, y en asociación con otras agencias gubernamentales y socios comunitarios, la Agencia de Servicios Humanos sirvió a casi 239,000 de nuestros vecinos el año pasado, un récord histórico que representa más de 1 en 4 residentes del Condado de Ventura.

Estamos agradecidos por nuestros muchos socios comunitarios cuya determinación y energía han ayudado a nuestra comunidad a responder y a recuperarse. Esperamos implementar iniciativas transformadoras en el próximo año para servir a la población diversa de nuestro condado de una manera más colaborativa, centrada en el ser humano, eficaz y equitativa.

Visite vchsa.org para obtener actualizaciones y seguir conectado con los servicios.

Manténgase seguro y sano,

Melissa Livingston, Directora
Condado de Ventura
Agencia de Servicios Humanos


The Ventura County Human Services Agency (HSA) is available to serve you through our secure online portal, by phone, by fax, and by mail or drop-off services.

If you have concerns for a child or older adult, please call our hotline anytime, day or night, at 805-654-3200.

Mental Health Resources
Find helpful tips for self-care, guidance on how to build healthy habits, how to honor feelings of anxiety and fear, and information on where to turn when it feels overwhelming at wellnesseveryday.org or call 988; through California Hope at calhope.dhcs.ca.gov or 888-317-HOPE (4673); by calling or texting 2-1-1; or visiting vchsa.org/community-resources.

CalFresh, CalWORKs, General Relief and Medi-Cal
BenefitsCal.com or 888-472-4463 or Drop Box/Mail-In*

*Paper applications with self-addressed stamped envelopes are available at all Community Service Center locations, or you can call 888-472-4463 during business hours to request a paper application, which includes a postage-paid return envelope.

In-Home Supportive Services
We are so grateful to our IHSS providers who continue to provide care and support to our communities’ most vulnerable residents.

  • To apply for IHSS services, call 805-654-3236.
  • Current IHSS clients needing assistance can call the officer of the day at 805-654-3260.
  • Those interested in providing in-home supportive services can call 805-654-3416.

Veteran Services
vchsa.org/vets or 805-477-5155

General Information
vchsa.org or 866-904-9362

Employment Resources
Employers and job seekers can access a complete set of employment tools through the CalJOBS Ventura Portal for America’s Job Center of California at CalJOBS.CA.gov.

Children and Family Services
Our CFS staff are available to serve you virtually and in-person. Please direct questions to your Child Welfare Social Worker.

Farmworker Resource Program
FRP is using WhatsApp and Facebook to share information. Please address any questions or concerns related to the agricultural community to AGCOVID19INFO@ventura.org.

2020-2021 Annual Report

2020-2021 Annual Report Video

(en español)

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