Adult & Aging Services

Adult Protective Services (APS)

APS helps elders (60 years and older) and dependent adults (18-59 who are disabled) when these adults are unable to meet their own needs, or are victims of abuse, neglect, or exploitation. APS investigates allegations of abuse and neglect, including self-neglect, and provides information and referral, assessment, and short-term case management. These services are available to any elder or dependent adult regardless of income.


If you suspect elder or dependent adult abuse, call the Mendocino County
24-hour APS hotline at (877) 327-1799.

Report of Suspected Dependent Adult/Elder Abuse (SOC 341)

Report of Suspected Dependent Adult/Elder Financial Abuse (SOC 342) 

Si sospecha abuso de adultos mayors o adultos dependientes, llame
a la línea directa de APS del Condado de Mendocino
a las 24 horas al (877) 327-1799.


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 To report changes to your Medi-Cal, please contact our local office at (707) 463-7700 in Ukiah and (707) 962-1000 in Fort Bragg or visit Keep yourself and your family covered (

General Assistance (GA)

GA benefits offer financial assistance and emergency homeless assistance to disabled or unemployed single adults. GA also provides SSI advocacy, employment services, and burial assistance.

In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS)

IHSS is a program that provides services to low-income elderly and disabled individuals and couples who need assistance in order to remain safely in their own homes. Disabled children with extraordinary need may also be eligible for IHSS.
State of California website, In-Home Supportive Services page

Public Authority

Serves as the employer of record for collective bargaining for 1,400 In Home Supportive Services providers in Mendocino County. The Public Authority Registry refers IHSS care providers seeking work, all of whom have been fingerprinted, passed a criminal background check, and attended a program orientation, to IHSS recipients needing assistance.
State of California website, IHSS Provider page

Public Guardian/Public Administrator

The Public Guardian / Public Administrator Unit initiates the Court process to invoke and renew conservatorships, handles the affairs of individuals who die without family to administer their estates, and provides case management for conserved persons with mental health disabilities, dementia, or severe frailty.

Veteran's Services

The Veteran's Services program provides financial benefits, medical care, and counseling to eligible veterans and their dependents.

Continuum of Care for the Homeless

The Mendocino County Homeless Services Continuum of Care (MCHSCoC) is a collaborative of over thirty-one agencies throughout Mendocino County. The Collaborative Applicant for the MCHSCoC with monthly meetings at Mendocino County HHSA in Ukiah. Continuum activities include the Point in Time Census and Survey of individuals and families experiencing homelessness, Coordinated Entry, Permanent Housing, and collaboration toward securing and maintaining HUD funded housing projects for addressing homelessness in Mendocino County.


The Lake and Mendocino County AAA Ombudsman Program provides a free and confidential service that maintains and improves the quality of life for residents in long-term care facilities.

Area Agency on Aging

The Area Agency on Aging carries out a wide range of functions (advocacy, inter-agency linkages, information sharing, etc.) designed to develop or enhance comprehensive and coordinated community-based services for all older persons, under the leadership and direction of the California Department of Aging.

Locations & Contact

Please note: Some programs and services may not be available at office locations listed below. Contact us at (707) 463-7900 to verify locations and office hours.

Adult Protective Services 24-Hour Emergency Line:
(877) 327-1799


747 S. State Street
P.O. Box 839
Ukiah, CA 95482

Phone: (707) 463-7900
24-HR TOLL-FREE: (877) 327-1799
IHSS Fax: (707) 463-7979 
APS Confidential Fax: (707) 467-5886



472 E. Valley Street 
Willits CA 95490

Phone: (707) 456-3700
24-HR TOLL-FREE: (877) 327-1799
IHSS Fax: (707) 456-3741
APS Confidential Fax: (707) 467-5886

Fort Bragg

764 S. Franklin Street
P.O. Box 1306
Ft Bragg CA 95437

Phone: (707) 962-1000
24-HR TOLL-FREE: (877) 327-1799
IHSS Fax: (707) 962-1140
APS Confidential Fax: (707) 467-5886