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Health & Human Services Agency

The Siskiyou County Health and Human Services Agency provides a wide range of social services, mental health services, alcohol and drug treatment services, public health services, emergency preparedness and income assistance. The Agency was formed in 2013 in response to the Siskiyou County Board of Supervisors' vision to integrate and deliver comprehensive health services.

The Agency strives to deliver high quality services in an efficient, safe, client centered manner care to support creation of healthy communities. Our focus is on healthy beginnings and living well for all County residents. The Agency is responsible for implementing a full complement of health care services for low-income families, children, pregnant women, seniors, and persons with disabilities.

The Agency has four divisions: Public Health, Social Services, Behavioral Health Services and the Siskiyou County Office of Emergency Services. Each of the divisions have unique responsibilities.  Please use the navigation found in the left column to explore those divisions and their responsibilities.

Public Health

Siskiyou County Public Health provides a full range of services to the residents of Siskiyou County.  Our programs are staffed by a team of highly skilled and qualified health care professionals. 

Social Services

The Social Services Division provides services that address some of the core social issues that affect the well being of Siskiyou County residents. Our staff administer all of the basic public assistance programs (CalFresh, CalWORKs, Welfare-to-Work, Medi-Cal/CMSP, and General Assistance) and the protective services programs (Adult Protective Services, Child Protective Services, In-Home Supportive Services, and Public Guardian).

Behavioral Health Services

The Behavioral Health Services Division provides a broad range of mental health and substance use disorder services. Specially trained county behavioral health staff members provide services in cooperation with community agencies and private health care providers. 

Siskiyou County Office of Emergency Services

The Siskiyou County Office of Emergency Services (OES) is committed to the protection of lives, health, and property of Siskiyou County residents when disaster strikes. OES strives to accomplish this goal by maintaining a state of readiness utilizing the four phases of emergency management: Preparedness, Response, Recovery, and Mitigation.

Topics of Current Interest

Affordable Health Care Coverage

California is committed to making health care affordable and accessible for Californians.  The Affordable Care Act is an opportunity to improve access to healthcare, Covered California, California's Health Benefit Exchange, is a new marketplace in which people may be able to purchase comprehensive and affordable health care coverage for themselves, their families, and their small businesses.

Medi-Cal Enrollment: Open Year-Round

Medi-Cal enrollment is open year-round and it's easy to apply at

Learn if you qualify for Medi-Cal coverage, or if you're eligible for a Covered California health plan.  Open enrollment begins in October for those plans, but you may be able to enroll now if you have had a big life change or lost your insurance recently.  Learn more at