Social Services

Our Pledge

Our pledge is to provide services courteously and professionally. We will be respectful, compassionate, supportive, and impartial. Efficiency, integrity, and respect for individual dignity will govern how we deliver services to Plumas County citizens.


The Plumas County Department of Social Services serves the public by administering county, state, and federal benefits including:

To report welfare fraud, contact the Fraud Investigator at 530-283-6350.

Social Services Trends

Social Services Trends is a quarterly report to the Plumas County Board of Supervisors and members of the public. This report provides case counts, application data referrals for services, and other workload information in the Department of Social Services. 


Most Recent Report (PDF) | View All

The Department welcomes questions regarding the information contained in this report or about our programs and services. Additional information is available by calling (530)283-6350.

Most documents and forms are provided in Portable Document Format (PDF). You will need the free Adobe Reader to view them.

How can you apply for services?

  • In-person at 270 County Hospital Road, Suite 207, Quincy, CA 95971
  • Online at
  • By mail:
       Social Services 
       270 County Hospital Road
       Suite 207 
       Quincy, CA 95971
  • By Fax: (530) 283-6368
  • Name, address, and signature are required on all applications. 


Plumas County now accepts credit and debit card payments through GovPayNet for payment of Fines and Fees.

Payments can be made 24 hours/ 7 days a week with a major credit card, debit, or pre-paid debit card including:

To Make a Payment, you will need the following:

  • Pay Location (PLC #)
  • Name and Address
  • Account Number
  • Phone Number
  • Payment Amount

Pay Location Code Number a002uq

To make payments by phone, payers can call 1-888-604-7888.