Employment and Social Services

Our Mission:  "We administer employment and social services, preserving the dignity of children, families and adults."

Our Vision:  "Partnering for a safe, healthy, and self-reliant community."

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Butte Community Employment Center - Chico

2445 Carmichael Drive
Chico, CA 95928
530.895.4364
Fax: 530.895.4010

Children's Services - Chico

530.879.3731
800.400.0902
Fax: 530.879.3614
Monday to Friday
7:30am to 5:00pm

Employment and Social Services - Chico

877.410.8803
Fax: 530.879.3483
Monday to Friday
7:30am to 5:00pm

Veterans Service Office

530.891.2759
Fax: 530.895.6508
Monday to Thursday By Appt. only 8:00am-4:00pm
Friday Walk-in: 8:00am to 4:00pm
*Office closed everyday for lunch 11:30am-12:30pm

Butte Community Employment Center - Oroville

78 Table Mountain Blvd.
Oroville, CA 95965

530.538.7301
Fax: 530.534.1167

Adult Services

530.538.7538
800.664.9774
Fax: 530.538.7722
Monday to Friday
7:30am to 5:00pm
Reports of Adult Abuse/Neglect

Children's Services - Oroville

530.538.7617
800.400.0902
Fax: 530.534.5921
Monday to Friday
7:30am to 5:00pm

Employment and Social Services - Oroville

877.410.8803
Fax: 530.538.6918
Monday to Friday
7:30am to 5:00pm

In Home Supportive Services

855.398.8899
Fax: 530.538.7722
Monday to Friday
7:30am to 5:00pm

Public Administrator

530.538.7251
Fax: 530.538.7722
Monday to Friday
7:30am to 5:00pm

Public Guardian

530.538.7251
Fax: 530.538.7722
Monday to Friday
7:30am to 5:00pm

Administration

202 Mira Loma Drive
Oroville, CA 95965

530.538.7572
Fax: 530.879.3614
7:30am to 5:00pm

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 1649
Oroville, CA 95965

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24-Hour Emergency Numbers
Children's Services - North County
800.400.0902
Children's Services - South County
800.400.0902
Adult Services - Countywide
800.664.9774

Customer Service Center
877.410.8803

Butte 211
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 Locations & Hours

Customer Service Center
877.410.8803 (phone only)
Monday - Saturday
7:30am to 5:00pm

Excludes Holidays

Butte Community Employment Center - Chico
2445 Carmichael Drive
Chico, CA 95928

Butte Community Employment Center - Oroville
78 Table Mountain Blvd.
Oroville, CA 95965

Office Hours
Monday - Friday
7:30am - 5:00pm

Paradise Library - Paradise  5922 Clark Road Paradise, CA 95969

Hours of operation within the Library are Tuesday and Thursday 12:00 noon - 5:00pm

Excludes Holidays

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Employment and Social Services

202 Mira Loma, Oroville, CA 95965

Shelby Boston
Director/Public Guardian/Public Administrator

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744 P Street, Sacramento CA 95814
916.651.8848