The County General Assistance Program is a repayable program to assist indigent persons meet their basic needs. We provide vouchers for housing, utilities, personal needs and transportation. The program includes four components: non-residents needing transportation to return to their place of residence; individuals who are disabled and need support until their Social Security benefits are awarded; people who are unemployed; and burials for the indigent.
Apply by phone, in person, online or by US MailDownload General Assistance Application
Placerville Office3057 Briw RoadPlacerville, CA 95667(530) 642-7300
South Lake Tahoe Office3368 Sandy WaySouth Lake Tahoe, CA 96150(530) 573-3200
Completed Applications can be directed to your nearest Human Services Office.Call (530) 642-7300 in Placerville or (530) 573-3200 in South Lake Tahoe for more information.
For a listing of all Social Services, please download the following Social Services Division Brochure.