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.
How Do I Apply for General Assistance?
Apply by phone, in person, online or by US Mail
Download General Assistance Application
3057 Briw Road
Placerville, CA 95667
South Lake Tahoe Office
3368 Lake Tahoe Blvd., Suite 100
South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
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 informatoin.
For a listing of all Social Services, please download the following Social Services Division Brochure.