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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

January 23, 2023 | Department of Human Services

County seeks public input on services for older adults and adults with disabilities, and caregivers

The Area Agency on Aging invites Sonoma County residents of all ages to offer input on future programs and services for older adults, adults with disabilities, and their caregivers by completing its countywide Senior Needs Assessment Survey by March 15. Read full story

October 26, 2022 | Department of Human Services

Sonoma County couple receives statewide award for distinguished service as foster parents

A Fulton couple who fostered more than 140 children over the past two decades have been named the most outstanding foster parents in California by RaiseAChild, a nonprofit that partners with counties to recruit, review and train foster parents. Read full story

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