Welcome to the Committee on Human Services

Committee Jurisdiction:  Includes child welfare services, foster care, child care, adoption assistance, CalWORKs, CalFresh, developmental disability services, In-home Supportive Services (IHSS), community care licensing, adult protective services, and /SSP.

During the COVID-19 pandemic, we must not forget about our most vulnerable communities as they are the ones disproportionately impacted by this crisis. We will continue to work to keep these populations informed of information, resources, and services available to them.

For more information as it becomes available, please be sure to visit the following websites:
California Coronavirus (COVID-19) Response
California Department of Social Services (CDSS) Information
California Department of Developmental Services (DDS) Information
COVID-19 Executive Orders by Policy Area

WE ARE AVAILABLE TO ASSIST YOU.
Debra Cooper, Chief Consultant – Debra.Cooper@asm.ca.gov
Kelsy Castillo, Principal Consultant – Kelsy.Castillo@asm.ca.gov
Emmalynn Mathis, Associate Consultant – Emmalynn.Mathis@asm.ca.gov
Toni Zupan, Committee Secretary - Toni.Zupan@asm.ca.gov
 

The Human Services Committee is located in the Legislative Office Building, 1020 N Street, Room 124 and the phone number is (916) 319-2089.

Assembly Member Eloise Gómez Reyes, Chair of the Human Services Committee

Assembly Member Eloise Gómez Reyes,
Chair of the Human Services Committee

Assembly Member Devon Mathis, Vice Chair of the Human Services Committee

Assembly Member Devon Mathis,
Vice Chair of the Human Services Committee

For information on how to submit a position letter please see the 
Advocacy Quick Reference Guide
Submit Position Letter
 

COVID-19 Information

Due to the statewide stay-at-home order and guidance on physical distancing, seating for committee hearings will be very limited for press and for the public. All are encouraged to watch our hearing from its live stream on the Assembly’s website at https://www.assembly.ca.gov/todaysevents.

We encourage the public to submit written testimony before the hearing through the Position Letter web portal. Please note that any written testimony submitted to the committee is considered public comment and may be read into the record or reprinted.

The Capitol will be open for attendance of committee hearings, but the public is strongly encouraged to participate via the web portal or telephonically.

Information regarding a call-in option for testimony will be made available on the committee website closer to the hearing date. We encourage the public to monitor the committee’s website for updates.

Committee Room

Contact Information

Assembly Human Services Committee
1020 N Street, Room 124
Sacramento, California 95814
916.319.2089 phone
916.319.2189 fax
Members & Staff

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