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County Social Service Agency Expands Online Enrollment Options and Extends Call Center Hours


Orange County, Calif. (March 20, 2020) – The County of Orange Social Services Agency (SSA) announced today that it will expand its online application services and call center hours to meet the needs of the community affected by the State’s Stay at Home order issued yesterday.

Effective immediately, SSA’s Service Center has extended its hours of operation to:

  • Weekdays (Monday – Friday) from 6:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Saturdays from 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Call Center operators will be available to take calls at (800) 281-9799.

Individuals wishing to apply for General Relief benefits now have another option to enroll online through They may also continue to apply or check on existing case information by calling Agency’s Service Center at (800) 281-9799 or by faxing an application to (714) 825-3155.

Previously, only Medi-Cal, CalFresh and CalWORKs benefits were accessible on

For additional information on SSA programs, please visit:

To stay up to date with information concerning the COVID-19 situation in Orange County, please visit


  1. 4th District Resident 4th District Resident March 20, 2020

    Socila? Nice job, Shakespeare. Also the SSA is located off State College, so you got that wrong, too. other than that, just like a real reporter.

    • Dan Chmielewski Dan Chmielewski Post author | March 21, 2020

      Hey thanks for the edit sport. Transposition typo is no big deal. It’s fixed. As for the location of the county agency, this is their press release. Take the error up with them. Though I think the one who is mistaken is you. Sorry you ran out of toilet paper.

      • 4th District Resident 4th District Resident March 24, 2020

        Try proofreading, sport. And you published a picture of the old court house.

  2. Dan Chmielewski Dan Chmielewski March 24, 2020

    County Building. We don’t have a ton of county art in the blog photo database. That was the best option. And what’s your excuse for questioning a fact in a county press release. Try using a directory or a map, sport

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