Who We Are

The County of Alameda Social Services Agency (SSA) provides basic safety net services to at risk children, families, and adults. SSA provides services through its administration and operating departments. Administration includes Finance, Government and Community Relations, and Human Resources.  Operations includes Adult and Aging Services, Children and Family Services, and Workforce and Benefits Administration.

Administration provides agency-wide administrative direction, oversight coordination, and outreach, as well as management for the distribution of assistance payments to clients, and preparation of claims for reimbursement.

The operating departments strive to improve the lives of children, families, and individuals by empowering them to enhance the quality of their lives through comprehensive supportive services, and protecting, supporting, and advocating for vulnerable children and adults at risk of experiencing abuse or neglect.

Agency Director

Andrea Ford