Welcome to Employment & Human Services!
With nearly 2,000 dedicated staff members, we deliver benefit programs and services to more than 350,000 residents each month!
These services include public assistance (CalFresh, Medi-Cal, CalWORKs, General Assistance, and home energy programs); protective and supportive services for children, their families, and for dependent and older adults; childcare through our Head Start program; and workforce development.
We ensure that Contra Costa County continues to thrive as a community, where all individuals and families can be healthy, safe, secure and self-sufficient.
Employment and Human Services (EHSD) partners with the community to deliver quality services to ensure access to resources that support, protect, and empower individuals and families to achieve self-sufficiency.
Our Core Values
- Promote Organizational Excellence
- Deliver Exceptional Customer Experience
- Openly Communicate
- Embrace Change
- Practice Ethical Behavior
- Respect Diversity
We are proud to collaborate with our community partners to Build Brighter Futures Together, across the life span.
Marla Stuart, MSW PhD