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April 2, 2018 | Department of Human Services

Free April Advance Care Planning Workshops in Sonoma, Petaluma and Santa Rosa

Live in accord with your beliefs and values. Fulfill the goals that have meaning for you. Enjoy your favorite comforts: Isn’t that how you should get to live right up to your last breath. Even if a medical crisis means that you are unable to make decisions for yourself? Read full story


February 28, 2018 | Department of Human Services

Grant to Train Local Workers for Construction Industry

To help prepare and train Sonoma County residents for jobs in the construction industry after the October wildfires, the Sonoma County Workforce Development Board (WIB), in partnership with the Human Services Department Employment and Training Division, has received $3.25 million in emergency funds from the California Employment Development Department. Read full story


January 23, 2018 | Department of Human Services

Free Classes Help Seniors Prevent Falls

Falls are the #1 reason that Sonoma County seniors go to the emergency room. Fracturing a hip or spraining a wrist means a long rehabilitation, which can decrease seniors’ quality of life or even prevent them from living independently in their own homes. Yet falls don’t have to be accepted as a normal part of aging. Read full story


January 8, 2018 | Department of Human Services

Employers, Job Seekers Find Matches at Free Job Fairs

Sonoma County employers from all industries can meet qualified job seekers at four free job fairs hosted by Sonoma County Job Link and the Workforce Investment Board (WIB). Read full story