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LGBTQI Older Adults

The Adult and Aging Division is committed to creating welcoming and knowledgeable services, programs and systems for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT+) people.

For a list of LGBT+ services countywide, visit the Sonoma County Senior Resource Guide.

ihss-pa-senior-caregiver-75Free LGBT+ Awareness Trainings for All Caregivers

Caring for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender (LGBTQ+) Older Adults and Adults with Disabilities

  • Become empowered, supported and informed about the unique needs of LGBT+ older adults and adults with disabilities.
  • Understand how the caregiver's approach affects the client’s care.
  • Learn about LGBT+ identity and caregiving.
  • Improve awareness and communications with and about LGBT+ people.
  • Earn a Certificate of Completion and $25, if you: 1) register by one week before the training, 2) arrive at the training on time and 3) complete the four-hour class.

Sign up online for the training that fits your schedule:

  • July 25, 12:30 – 4:30 p.m., Vintage House, 264 First St. East, Sonoma. Register: lgbt0725.eventbrite.com

  • August 22, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m., Adult & Aging, 3725 Westwind Blvd.,Santa Rosa. Register: lgbt0822.eventbrite.com

  • September 26, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m., Person Senior Center/Finley Center, 2060 W. College Ave., Santa Rosa. Register: lgbt0926.eventbrite.com

  • October 9, 12:30 – 4:30 p.m., Windsor Senior Center, 9231 Foxwood Dr., Windsor. Register: lgbt1010.eventbrite.com

Space is limited, so make your free online reservation today! Call us with your questions: (707) 565-5700.

Training provided by: LGBTQ Connection, SAGECare and the Sonoma County Human Services Department Adult & Aging Division

Training funded and sponsored by: County of Sonoma, the Sonoma County Area Agency on Aging, In-Home Supportive Services Public Authority and the LBTQI Giving Circle Sonoma County

Contact Information

Adult & Aging Services
Human Services Department
Business Hours
Monday – Friday
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Contact us by Phone
3725 Westwind Boulevard
First Floor
Santa Rosa, CA 95403
38.510185, -122.796579

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Adult Protection Services Information

(800) 667-0404


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