Statement of Non-Discrimination

It is the policy of the State of California to ensure that all individuals are treated equally and that no person shall, on the basis of race, color, national origin, political affiliation, religion, marital status, sex, age, or disability, be excluded from participation or denied the benefits of any program or service or otherwise subjected to treatment that is different than that provided to others.

Each county department has a designated Civil Rights Coordinator. Any applicant / recipient who feels they have been subjected to discriminatory treatment may file a complaint of discrimination by contacting the designated Civil Rights Coordinator in that county, or by contacting the California Department of Social Services Civil Rights Bureau at PO Box 944243, MS 8-16-70 Sacramento, CA 94244-2430.

Disclaimer County of Monterey

The County of Monterey Website contains hypertext links to external websites. The County of Monterey is not responsible for the subject matter or accessibility of these external websites, and the County does not endorse any entity or product for which a link may be provided. External links are provided as a convenience for users of this site. Once you leave the County of Monterey Website and link to an external site, the County of Monterey Privacy & Security Policies no longer apply.

Disclaimer of Liability

The Department of Child Support Services (DCSS), including all individual offices, collectively referred to herein as DCSS, assumes no responsibility for anyone’s improper or incorrect use of DCSS web site information. In no event shall DCSS be held liable on any theory of liability for damages or injury of any type resulting from use of DCSS web site information, even if advised of the possibility of such damage or injury. This disclaimer of liability applies to all claims for damages or injury, including, but not limited to: failure of performance, error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, computer virus, or unauthorized access to or alteration of date, whether for breach of contract, tortious behavior, negligence or under any other cause of action.

Disclaimer of Warranties / Accuracy of Data / External Links / Duty to Continue

Content on DCSS web sites is produced from sources believed to be reliable. No warranty express or implied is made regarding: accuracy, adequacy, completeness, legality, reliability, merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, freedom from contamination by computer viruses, or usefulness of any information. All warranties of any kind, express or implied, including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of non infringement of proprietary rights ARE DISCLAIMED.

DCSS is not responsible for the contents of any off-site pages referenced from DCSS web pages. DCSS is not liable for the defamatory, offensive, or illegal conduct of other users, links, or third parties and that the risk of damage or injury from the foregoing rests entirely with the user.

DCSS, unless statutorily required, has no continuing obligation to provide information on its web site. Content that is free and publicly available may one day be eliminated, restricted, or require a fee. The location of items may change as menus, pages, and files are reorganized. DCSS des not warrant that the service will be uninterrupted or error free.

 Disclaimer of Endorsement

DCSS sometimes distributes data supplied by third parties. Any opinions, advice, statements service, offers, or other information or content express or made available by third parties, are those of the respective author(s) or distributor(s) and not necessarily of DCSS.

Reference herein to any specific commercial products, process, or service by trade name, trademark manufacturer, or otherwise does not constitute or imply endorsement, recommendation, or preference by DCSS, and such reference shall not be used for advertising or product endorsement purposes.