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Area Agency on Aging

Programs and Advocacy for Older Adults (60+) and Adults with Disabilities

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The mission of the Area Agency on Aging (AAA) is to provide leadership, services and advocacy to promote the dignity, independence and quality of life for older adults, adults with disabilities and their caregivers.

In the time of COVID-19 and the County’s Stay-at-Home order AAA is taking extra care to ensure Sonoma County’s older adults and adults with disabilities are supported. While offices are closed, older adults 60+, adults with disabilities and caregivers can get help by calling the Information & Assistance Line (707) 565-INFO (4636) or visiting SoCoEmergency Senior Resources.

    AAA Supports Programs in Your Community

    With the oversight of a 21-member Advisory Council, the Sonoma County Area Agency on Aging makes recommendations to the Sonoma County Board of Supervisors regarding the needs of older and disabled adults and their caregivers.

    In response to those needs, the Sonoma County AAA supports helpful programs provided by community organizations:

    If you have difficulty accessing services, please contact Information & Assistance (707) 565-INFO (4636).       

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    Requests For Proposals (RFPs)

    Older Americans Act Services for Older Adults, Adults with Disabilities and Caregivers

    AAA logo Interested parties are invited to participate in a Request for Proposals from the Sonoma County Human Services Department Area Agency on Aging (AAA) for services for older adults, adults with disabilities and caregivers. 

    RFP Release Date: Tuesday, October 27, 2020
    Proposal(s) Submission Deadline: 2 p.m., Friday, December 11, 2020

    Interested parties must be registered in the County of Sonoma's Supplier Portal (esupplier.sonomacounty.ca.gov/) in order to log-in and view, upload and download all solicitation documents and submit electronic proposals or bids. It is incumbent upon all interested parties to check for any changes, including updates or addenda, by logging into the County’s Supplier Portal and reviewing the event. For instructions on how to submit a bid, visit the County of Sonoma General Services Department Purchasing Division page or call (707) 565-2433.

    The Area Agency on Aging (AAA) is part of a national system of Area Agencies on Aging created by the Older Americans Act. The AAA and its Advisory Council plan, coordinate, and allocate federal Older Americans Act funds for services for persons 60 years of age and older, adults with disabilities, and caregivers in Sonoma County.

    Approximately $2,700,000 of federal Older Americans Act funding each fiscal year for the three-year RFP cycle will be available to fund multiple service categories for the period of July 1, 2021, through June 30, 2024. Eligible proposers include private or public non-profit agencies and private for-profit agencies. 

    Services funded by this RFP include: Adult Day Programs, Alzheimer’s Day Programs, Caregiver Support Programs, Case Management, Congregate Meals, Health Insurance Counseling & Advocacy Program (HICAP), Health Promotion, Home Delivered Meals, Legal Services, the Ombudsman & Elder Abuse Prevention Programs, Senior Transportation & Mobility, and as additional funding becomes available, other services: Cash Aid/Material, Disaster Preparedness, Residential Repairs/Modifications, Senior Center Activities and Telephone Reassurance.

    For questions regarding this specific solicitation, email HSDrfp@schsd.org.

    Contact Information

    Area Agency on Aging

    Adult and Aging Division
    Human Services Department
    Business Hours
    Monday – Friday
    8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    Addresses
    Address
    3725 Westwind Boulevard
    First Floor
    Santa Rosa, CA 95403
    38.510185, -122.796579
    Address
    5350 Old Redwood Highway

    Suite 100

    Petaluma, CA 94954
    38.278495, -122.668033

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    (800) 667-0404 or (707) 565-5940

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