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County of Madera


Madera County Child Support Services in coordination with Madera Superior Courts

Madera County Child Support Services in coordination with Madera Superior Courts

Start the Year off right! Thursday January 4, 2018 9:00am to 3:00pm Child Support Warrant Release Event No Risk of…

Madera County 311

At Your Service...

The Madera County 311 call center is now open to service you.  You can dial 311 anywhere within Madera County…

Notice: Property Taxes Due 12/11/17

Notice: Property Taxes Due 12/11/17

To see or pay your property tax bill online go to: www.madera-county/treasurer Reminder: E-Checks are free

Madera County – MC Alert Home

Madera County Emergency Warning System



On January 17, 2014, the Governor of California proclaimed a state of emergency due to the current drought conditions. On…

Live and Archived Board Meetings

Board Meetings

Access live and archived Board of Supervisors meetings as well as past and present meeting agendas and minutes.

County Calendar

County Calendar

Click here to access the County Calendar of Events...  

Permits Online

Available 24-hours a day...

Click here to access the County's Online Permitting system- available 24 hours a day

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Reporting Fraud & Waste

Do you suspect someone of committing fraud against the County?

Report Fraud & Waste 


Reporting is easy, safe, and secure. You can reach us online, or by phone, or mail

Volunteer Information

Volunteer Opportunities Include:

  • Visiting nursing homes, hospitals, schools, etc. Incorporate the use of friendly animals and provide educational information.
  • Become a foster home for injured, too young for adoption, or other special needs pets. Responsibilities of foster homes: Food, shelter, socialization and any other basics. Helping to find appropriate homes for these special pets. Follow up after adoptions to make sure it was a good match. Make friends!
  • Adoption counseling - helping to match the perfect animal with the perfect family. Reviewing adoption applications, education adopters about all the aspects of their pet selection, responsibilities, breed characteristics, etc. Follow up on success of match.
  • Soliciting donations from local merchants, groomers, vets, food suppliers, trainers, and other concerned citizens. Could involve doing presentations to civic organizations, corporations, businesses and other resources.
  • Participating in fundraiser events: Dog walks, rummage sales, holiday parties, training sessions, etc.
  • Computer input - We now have a digital camera, useful for putting pet photos up on the Internet. This will increase adoptions and reuniting lost animals with their owners. This task requires computer skills, taking digital photos of animals at the shelter, implementing website information, etc.
  • Working with the animals directly. Socializing, walking, training, grooming, playing with them, etc.
  • Clerical work - Matching lost and found animals and follow-up after adoptions, filing, helping with general office duties.
  • Kennel help - Cleaning crates, washing dishes, doing laundry, etc.
  • Must be 18 years old to volunteer at the Animal Shelter.

If you are interested in volunteering at the Madera County Animal Shelter, please call us at (559) 675-7891 or fill out the Volunteer Application and submit it online or send it to:

Upcoming Events

Feb 19th, 8:00am -5:00pm

Mission/Vision Statements

Mission Statement

Madera County's Mission is to serve the public interest in a fiscally responsible manner by providing efficient, cost effective customer service, promoting public health and safety while creating new possibilities with partnerships through a diversified economy.

Vision Statement

Madera County is dedicated to the pursuit of excellence, with integrity, and is committed to the highest quality of life for all.