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July 10, 2019 | Department of Human Services

$150,000 in Scholarships Helps Sonoma County Foster Youth Build Better Futures 

To help current and former Sonoma County foster youth achieve their academic potential and build better futures, The Valley of the Moon Children’s Foundation will award its annual college and trade school scholarships on Monday, July 29. Read full story


July 08, 2019 | Department of Human Services

Protect Yourself! Improve Balance, Prevent Falls at Free Classes

Protect yourself from injuries from harmful falls -- the #1 reason older adults and seniors end up at the emergency room. Sign up for a free, eight class series, A Matter of Balance, Managing Concerns About Falls. Santa Rosa, Sonoma County, California, 2019. Read full story


July 02, 2019 | Department of Human Services

Free Workshop for Adults 60+ to Cover Affordable Housing Application Tools

Register for a free workshop for adults age 60+ on how to make an affordable housing application stand out.  Read full story


July 02, 2019 | Department of Human Services

Free Workshop for Adults60+ to Cover Affordable Housing Application Tools

Register for a free workshop for adults age 60+ on how to make an affordable housing application stand out on Friday, July 19, 1-3:30 p.m., at the Department of Human Services Employment and Training Division, 2227 Capricorn Way, Suite 100, Santa Rosa. Sonoma County, California Read full story


July 02, 2019 | Department of Human Services

Free LGBT+ Awareness Trainings for Caregivers

Caregivers of older adults are invited to improve their skills in working with older LGBT+ adults by attending a free training. Attendees earn a Certificate of Completion and $25, if they register at least one week ahead of the class date, arrive on time and complete the four-hour class. Santa Rosa, Sonoma County, California Read full story


June 28, 2019 | Department of Human Services

Seminario Gratis Ayudan a los Veteranos con Discapacidades y a Parejas Sobrevivientes  Reclamar Beneficios

Veteranos Americanos con discapacidades y sus cónyuges sobrevivientes pueden recibir información detallada acerca de los beneficios gubernamentales en los seminarios mensuales conducidos en la oficina de Servicios para Veteranos del Condado de Sonoma (VSO) 3725 Westwind Blvd., 1 piso, Santa Rosa. Sonoma County, CA. Read full story


June 19, 2019 | Department of Human Services

June 30 Deadline to Take County Older Adult Services Survey

June 30 marks the final day that Sonoma County residents can offer input on future programs and services for older adults, seniors, persons with disabilities and caregivers by completing the Senior Needs Assessment Survey in English or Spanish.  Read full story


June 18, 2019 | Department of Human Services

La oficina de Asistencia Económica localizada en Mendocino Ave. cierra las puertas para servicios en persona

Sobre los siguientes meses, el Departamento de Servicios Humanos para el Condado de Sonoma estarán consolidando todos los servicios en persona a su oficina en 2550 Paulin Drive, Santa Rosa, y en la oficina al Sur del Condado, 5350 Old Redwood Highway, Norte, Suite 100, Petaluma. La tercera oficina, en 520 Mendocino Ave, Santa Rosa, estará cerrando sus puertas para servicios en persona para Medi-Cal, CalFresh, Asistencia General el lunes, 23 de septiembre, 2019. Read full story


June 18, 2019 | Department of Human Services

Free Seminars Help Disabled Veterans and Surviving Spouses Claim Benefits

Free Seminars Help Disabled Veterans and Surviving Spouses Claim Benefits. American veterans with disabilities and their surviving spouses can get in-depth information about government benefits at free monthly seminars. Read full story


June 18, 2019 | Department of Human Services

Register for free Explore Foster Parenting Talks

Learn about whether foster parenting is right for you at Explore Foster Parenting, a one-hour discussion held monthly, 6-7 p.m., at 2255 Challenger Way, Suite 100, Santa Rosa. Dates for 2019 are: June 24, July 22, Aug. 26, Sept. 23, Oct. 28, Nov. 25 and Dec. 16. Read full story