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

Motherhood & Fatherhood

Red Road


Melanie Gensaw, Director Director

Alisha Thomas, Social Services Assistant

Darrell Sherman, Assistant Director

Amanda Shelton, Social Worker

Eve Freedman, Social Worker

Noelle Danis, Social Worker

Trinity Carter, Social Worker

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