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November 21, 2018 | Department of Human Services

Train Jan. 7: Become a Fall Prevention Coach for Older Adults

Register today for the January 7 training for fall prevention coaches! Have fun and help keep older adults safely on their feet! Read full story

October 4, 2017 | Department of Human Services

Free Advance Care Planning Workshop October 17, 2017

My Care My Plan: Speak Up, Sonoma County will host a free advance care planning workshop, WhoWill Speak for You When You Can't Speak for Yourself?, on Tuesday, October 17 Read full story

July 17, 2017 | Department of Human Services

2017 Senior Resource Guide - Guía de Recursos

Sonoma County Senior Resource Guide, in English or Spanish, helps seniors, dependent adults and caregivers search for helpful services. Read full story

Press Releases

September 2, 2022 | Department of Human Services

Sonoma County launches pilot program to provide guaranteed income to 305 families

The County of Sonoma is teaming up with Santa Rosa, Petaluma and Healdsburg and a coalition of community groups to launch a two-year pilot program that will provide a guaranteed minimum income of $500 a month to 305 low-income families while studying the program’s impacts on reducing poverty and promoting economic stability and mobility. Read full story

June 28, 2022 | Department of Health Services

Kindergarten readiness continues to decline in Sonoma County, opportunity gap persists

Fewer than one in three Sonoma County children were ready for kindergarten when they entered school last fall, according to a new report released by the county Department of Human Services that found persistent and troubling disparities along ethnic, racial and economic lines. Read full story

May 2, 2022 | Health and Human Services

Immigration status no longer limits scope of Medi-Cal benefits for adults 50 and older

California residents aged 50 and older who qualify for Medi-Cal are now eligible for full benefits, regardless of immigration status, under an expansion of the state health insurance program for low-income residents, the Sonoma County Department of Human Services announced today. Read full story