Fresno County Social Services for Health

Find Fresno County California social services and programs related to health care. Social services for health are provided by Health Departments, Mental Health Departments and Victims Assistance Offices.


A Health Department is a government agency at the state, county, or local level charged with protecting public health. Health Departments may offer a range of social services, including educational programming on public health concerns like food borne illnesses, immunization, and infectious diseases. Many also offer clinical services, such as flu shot clinics, blood pressure screenings, and health consultations. Some Health Departments offer support services to families affected by environmental health problems such as lead poisoning or unclean water supplies.

California State Health Department 265 West Bullard Avenue Fresno CA 93704 559-447-3300

Fresno County Health Department 1131 I Street Reedley CA 93654 559-638-8588

Fresno County Health Department 2200 Fresno Street Fresno CA 93721 559-600-8400


A Mental Health Department is a government agency at the state, county, or local level that provides social services to people with mental health and substance abuse issues. Mental Health Departments offer a range of services, including housing assistance, employment programs, and services for people with developmental disabilities. Mental Health Departments may also offer substance abuse treatment services and counseling services for individuals, groups, and families. Many also offer programs to help people with behavioral health issues to avoid jail and hospital visits.

Fresno County Mental Health Department 815 G Street Reedley CA 93654 559-638-3810


A Victims Assistance Center is a government agency at the state, county, or local level that provides support and assistance to the victims of crimes. In many locations, the Victims Assistance Office is run by the local Prosecutor’s Office. Victims Assistance Offices provide a range of support services to the victims of crimes, including crisis intervention services, support groups, mental health services, and medical advocacy. Victims Assistance Offices can also assist the victims of crimes with obtaining compensation.

Frensno California Victims Assistance 4882 East Townsend Avenue Fresno CA 93727 559-455-9803

Fresno County Victims Assistance 2233 Kern Street Fresno CA 93721 559-488-3425