Many low-income individuals and families with children, disabled or unemployed persons, children in foster homes and former foster youth can apply for benefits:
Economic Assistance lobbies are open to the public for restricted access and hours. Clients and staff must wear masks or face coverings, and maintain six-feet of social distancing.
Hours at both 2550 Paulin Drive, Santa Rosa, and South County Center, 5350 Old Redwood Highway, Suite 100, Petaluma: 8 a.m.-noon, Monday-Friday.
Look for questions and answers about changes benefits on the Human Services Department Home Page first. For additional information, please call 1-877-699-6868. Thank you for your patience and understanding as we work together to keep our communities safe.
For phone and online access to services, choose these options:
Service Center 1-877-699-6868
Most Sonoma County Offices closed
All Explore Foster Parenting meetings in 2020 will be held on Zoom. Meet staff from local agencies for a brief introduction to foster parenting. Talk with us and get your questions answered. To reserve, call (707) 565-4274.
In-person Lobby Hours
Phone Hours: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. (Wait times can be up to two hours)
2550 Paulin Drive
Drop off paperwork at any office or mail to:
P.O. Box 1539
Sign up for low- and no-cost medical care
State of California Medi-Cal information
Add to your food budget (formerly Food Stamps)
State CalFresh Website