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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.

Mailing Address:

266 Keisner Road

Loleta, CA 95501

Physical Address:

588 Singley Hill Road

Loleta, CA 95501

Fax: 707-875-7229

Nicole Vance, MSW, CATC1

Social Services Director

Lor Yang, MaSoc

ICWA Supervisor

Meri Black, MSW

Social Worker


Zoe Berges

Social Worker

Sarah Gavette

Social Worker

Taylor Prilliman, MSW

Social Worker

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