The County of Santa Clara Social Services Agency's mission is to provide resources and opportunities in a culturally responsive manner to enhance the quality of life in our community by protecting, educating, and empowering individuals and families. Our vision is to serve, empower, and transform.

SSA News Room

Family looking at produce in a grocery store

The California Fruit and Vegetable EBT Pilot Project, which officially launched in Santa Clara County in October 2023, refunds CalFresh Food recipients up to $60 a month when they buy fruits and vegetables from participating stores.

Learn more about the EBT Pilot Project and see which stores are participating.



Marquez Robinson

Santa Clara County Meals on Wheels program provides older adults with support and nutritious Meals.

Read the article featuring Meals on Wheels.

Foster Youth Community Center

The County of Santa Clara and community partners celebrated the beginning of construction Friday of an ambitious mixed-use development that will provide a new home for the Hub, a community center for current and former foster youth, and create up to 81 units of affordable housing.

Learn more about the New Foster Youth Community Center.

Tahmina Ghoori, 25, looked over the skyline from atop Communications Hill in San José

Express Lanes START will make the I-880 Express Lanes more affordable for Bay Area residents earning a low income. Drivers who meet eligibility requirements can apply and, if approved, will get at least 50% off all tolled trips in the I-880 Express Lanes using FasTrak®.

Learn more about the program and see if you are eligible.

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