California Welfare and Institutions Code Section 17000

CA Welf & Inst Code § 17000 (2017)  

Every county and every city and county shall relieve and support all incompetent, poor, indigent persons, and those incapacitated by age, disease, or accident, lawfully resident therein, when such persons are not supported and relieved by their relatives or friends, by their own means, or by state hospitals or other state or private institutions.

(Added by Stats. 1965, Ch. 1784.)

Last modified: October 25, 2018