Advocacy & Problem Resolution

Advocacy & Problem Resolution

These programs assist you in reporting issues you have witnessed or experienced with our services, concerns for the safety of others, or engage in helping make a difference in our community.

TulareWORKs Family Advocate
TulareWORKs Family Advocate

The TulareWORKs Family Advocate responds to inquiries, complaints, and concerns regarding various TulareWORKs services, including CalWORKs (cash aid), Medi-Cal, CalFresh (formerly known as Food Stamps), and General Assistance (GA).

Suicide Prevention
Suicide Prevention

Although it’s a preventable public health problem, suicide has touched many of us in one way or another.

Reporting Child Abuse
Reporting Child Abuse

If you suspect child abuse or neglect, call the Child Abuse and Neglect Hotline at 1-800-331-1585; operators accept calls 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year. 

Pet & Animal Protection
Pet & Animal Protection

Tulare County Animal Services is responsible for the welfare and safety of animals in the unincorporated areas of Tulare County.

Mental Health Problem Resolution
Mental Health Problem Resolution

When you, as a consumer or family member of a consumer, are not satisfied with services being provided, we will work to resolve any problems or concerns you may have.

Mental Health Patients Rights Advocate
Mental Health Patients Rights Advocate

Your local patient’s rights advocate is available to help you express your concerns and to provide information so that you can make the best decisions about your mental health care.

Mental Health Family Advocate
Mental Health Family Advocate

The Family Advocate provides information, support, and referrals for community resources as family caregivers navigate Tulare County mental health services.

 

Child Welfare Services Family Advocate
Child Welfare Services Family Advocate

The Child Welfare Services (CWS) Family Advocate provides assistance to families involved in the CWS system. This may include birth parents, children, relatives, and resource families.


Agency News

Drought Status Updates

Drought Status Updates

Drought status updates for the public are now hosted weekly on the Tulare County Emergency site under the "Drought.

Cooling Centers

Cooling Centers

Voluntary Cooling Centers are operated throughout Tulare County during the summer months. For a map, locations, and additional information, click below...

Excessive Heat - What to Do

Excessive Heat - What to Do

When temperatures are forecasted to reach 105 degrees and evening temperatures stay at 80 degrees for at least three consecutive days, Tulare County Public Health reminds community members to focus on staying cool and avoiding heat reactions.