Adult & Aging Division
We help ensure the safety and well-being of vulnerable adults, provide protective and supportive social services as well as community training and coordination, and strive to achieve the goals of safety, health, dignity, and independence for older adults, veterans, and people with disabilities.
Adult Protective Services (APS) accepts and investigates reports of suspected abuse or neglect involving older adults age 60+ and adults with disabilities ages 18- 59.
Providing equitable access to information, assistance, and supports needed to live as independently as possible at home.
The Sonoma County Area Agency on Aging provides leadership, services and advocacy to promote the dignity, independence and quality of life for older adults, adults with disabilities, and their caregivers.
Social Workers provide information and assistance to community members as a part of the Aging and Disability Resource Hub. Help is available for people of all ages and their caregivers to learn about resources and services available in the community.
In order to stay living safely at home, eligible older adults and disabled residents of all ages, can apply for support from paid in-home care providers. IHSS clients get help with day-to-day tasks that they cannot do themselves.
Linkages Social Workers create a plan based on goals identified to help improve the lives and well-being of seniors and older adults during a 6 month to 1-year period. Social Workers will stay in contact by telephone and make in-home visits.
We receive referrals for public administrator, guardian or conservator from a designated agency. Please speak to your medical or mental health provider if you or your loved one would benefit from having a court-ordered conservatorship.
Provides veterans, their dependents and survivors with information regarding US Department of Veterans Affairs and CalVet benefits, and to help file claims for these benefits.