General Assistance (GA)


General Assistance is a program administered by the Colusa County Department of Health and Human Services (“DHHS”) to needy residents of Colusa County who are not supported by their own means, by relatives or friends, by a federal, state or county hospital or correctional facility, or by other public or private sources.


The General Assistance program is a loan program. All General Assistance applicants/recipients are required to apply and or receive Medical Assistance Programs and CalFresh benefits. Customers shall receive aid as either an incapacitated person or Employable person. 

Aid shall be administered promptly and without discrimination in accordance with Welfare and Institutions Code Sections 17000-17409

For more information on how to apply please contact the Department of Health and Human Services

Colusa County Health and Human Services

251 East Webster Street

Colusa, California 95932

Phone:  (530) 458-0250

Fax:  (530) 458-0492