About the Organization
California Department of Social Services' Disability Determination Service Division
The mission of the California Department of Social Services is to serve, aid, and protect needy and vulnerable children and adults in ways that strengthen and preserve families, encourage personal responsibility, and foster independence.
About the Community
The Disability Determination Service Division (DDSD) is responsible for determining applicants medical/vocational eligibility for disability benefits under Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI), Supplemental Security Income (SSI), and/or Medi-Cal in California.
The CA. Department of Social Services is comprised of more than 4,800 employees, across 51 California regional offices, who are responsible for the oversight and administration of programs serving California's most vulnerable residents