Representative Payee Program


The goal of the Representative Payee Program is to assist adults residing in Tuolumne County who are otherwise unable to manage their finances due to severe physical or mental limitations, when there are no other available resources.

Referral Process

Representative Payee questions can be made by calling 209-768-7753 or 209-533-5711 during normal business hours (Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.) or in writing to the following address:

Tuolumne County Department of Social Services
Attention: Representative Payee Program
20075 Cedar Road N.
Sonora, CA 95370

Referrals and requests to be in the Representative Payee Program can be made by calling 209.533.5717 or in person at 20111 Cedar Rd. N. in Sonora. You will be asked to provide either social security and/or Veterans Administration information and a doctor’s statement confirming the need for a potential Representative Payee. The agency or person making the referral will be notified once an eligibility determination has been completed.

Note: There is a monthly fee charged for this service to Representative Payee recipients.