Social Services

Mission Statement: The Bear River Social Services Department exists to serve, support, and respect every member of the Bear River Community in a compassionate way while promoting health, safety, self-sufficiency, and overall well-being. The Social Services Department is committed to working to advance new and effective ways of living while honoring traditional values and beliefs.

Benefits Application

Community Events


Melanie Gensaw

Social Services Director
Ext. 172

Alisha Thomas

Social services assistant
Ext. 358

Amanda Shelton

Social worker
Ext. 364

Contact Us

588 Singley Road, Loleta, CA Office location

(707) 733-1900 ext. 358 Phone

(707) 733-1723 or (707)875-7229 Fax

 1-888-733-1900 Toll Free