Human Services News Index
Sonoma County will host its second-ever job and resource fair for people experiencing homelessness or at risk of becoming homeless on November 16 at the Petaluma Community Center, 320 N. McDowell Blvd.
The Sonoma County Board of Supervisors today unanimously approved the creation of a three-year pilot program to expand local mental health services for foster youth who are often sent to other counties for placement in intensive residential treatment programs.
Human Services Department’s Paulin Drive office and call center set for one-day closure on September 1
The Sonoma County Human Services Department will close its economic assistance office at 2550 Paulin Drive in Santa Rosa and its telephone service center at (877) 699-6868 on Friday, Sept. 1 while the department completes upgrades to a critical software system over Labor Day weekend.
Sonoma County Human Services Department actively working to shorten wait times for people seeking aid
Officials for the Sonoma County Human Services Department are asking for the public’s patience when applying for CalFresh and Medi-Cal benefits. Numerous challenges are causing delays in processing benefits, including increased staffing vacancies, the transition to a new state-mandated software system, and efforts to address a recent surge in electronic benefits theft.
More than three dozen former Sonoma County foster youth will be awarded a total of $148,000 in scholarships Thursday through a partnership between the Valley of the Moon Children’s Foundation and the Sonoma County Human Services Department.
More than 6,000 purple flags are on display at local senior centers, police stations and other locations during the month of June to spotlight the toll of elder and dependent adult abuse that takes place in the shadows of Sonoma County each year.
Sonoma County leaders will host the county’s first-ever memorial service of its kind on June 10 to honor the lives of hundreds of homeless, poor, elderly and other people who have died in the county without family or money to make burial arrangements.
Only one in five Sonoma County children were ready for kindergarten when they entered school last fall, according to a report released today by the county Department of Human Services that found continuing disparities along ethnic, racial and economic lines.
The Sonoma County Human Services Department is reviewing its records and contacting some people currently enrolled in Medi-Cal to ensure that no eligible recipients lose coverage as the COVID-19 public health emergency ends.
Sonoma County developing plan to address changes in older adult population, seeks steering committee members
The County of Sonoma is seeking applicants to serve on a new committee that will shape its response to a major population shift that has dramatically expanded the number of older adults in the county.