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June 30, 2020 | Department of Human Services

Oficinas del Departamento de Servicios Humanos abren el 6 de julio con medidas de seguridad, horas reducidas y servicios limitados

Las oficinas del Departamento de Servicios Humanos del Condado de Sonoma (HSD) abren sus puertas al publico el lunes, 6 de julio, 2020 con horas reducidas y servicios limitados. Clientes y empleados aun serán requeridos seguir las medidas de seguridad del Covid-19. Read full story


April 13, 2020 | Department of Human Services

Questions About How Coronavirus Impacts Public Benefits?

Learn how the coronavirus emergency may impact your public benefits, such as CalFresh, General Assistance, In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS), Medi-Cal and SonomaWORKS. Some state and federal reporting requirements have been adjusted. Sonoma County Human Services Department. Santa Rosa, California. Read full story


April 13, 2020 | Department of Human Services

¿Preguntas sobre cómo el Coronavirus Afecta sus Beneficios Públicos?

Cómo COVID-19 puede afectar a los beneficios públicos como CalFresh, Asistencia General, Servicios de Apoyo en el Hogar (IHSS), Medi-Cal y SonomaWORKS? Es importante saber que algunos requisitos de informes estatales y federales se han ajustado para garantizar que usted continúe recibiendo beneficios. Condado de Sonoma, Sonoma County, Santa Rosa, California. Read full story


February 24, 2020 | Department of Human Services

Board of Supervisors Honors 10 Years of Upstream Efforts to “Invest Early, Wisely and Together”

County of Sonoma Board of Supervisors’ Upstream Investments initiative to train and support community and government agencies in strategies to boost their impact on societal challenges is 10 years old. Read full story


February 11, 2020 | Department of Human Services

Protect Yourself! Improve Balance, Prevent Falls at FreeTrainings

Older adults can prevent falls, improve balance, flexibility and strength and get helpful tips to make home safer at a free class series, A Matter of Balance: Managing Concerns about Falls. Classes are held at locations throughout Sonoma County. Santa Rosa, California. Read full story


February 7, 2020 | Department of Human Services

Annual Sonoma County Hunger Index Reports that 1/3 of Residents Went Hungry in 2018

According to the 2019 Sonoma County Hunger Index, though more low-income families could afford to buy enough food in 2018, between what poor residents could buy and what local non-profits and government programs could provide. Read full story


February 3, 2020 | Department of Human Services

Explore Foster Parenting at One-Hour Talk February 24 

Learn how to make a difference in a child’s life at </span><span><a href="http://sonomafostercare.org/">Explore Foster Parenting a one-hour talk on Monday, February 24, 6-7 p.m., 2255 Challenger Way, Suite 100,Santa Rosa. To reserve a seat, call (707)-565-4274. Read full story


January 28, 2020 | Department of Human Services

Older Adults and Residents with Disabilities Invited to Discuss Improving County Transportation

Older adults age 60+ and residents with disabilities are invited to discuss improving County transportation at two upcoming meetings hosted by the Sonoma County Area Agency on Aging, on February 19 in Petaluma and on February 21 in Sonoma. Read full story


January 28, 2020 | Department of Human Services

Free Petaluma BingocizeClass Offers Fun and Falls Prevention

Sign up for a free, four-class, Bingocize series starting Wednesday, February 19, in Petaluma. Classes combine a fun game of Bingo with simple seated and standing exercises and falls prevention education to keep older adults and seniors safely on their feet. Santa Rosa, CA. Read full story


December 17, 2019 | Department of Human Services

Older Adults and Residents with Disabilities Invited to Discuss How to Improve County Transportation System

Older adults and residents with disabilities are invited to discuss how to improve local transportation, adding their input to the Sonoma County Connected Communities Transportation Study. The conversation will be Wednesday, February 19, 2:30-4:30 p.m., at the Petaluma Senior Center, 211 Novak Drive, Petaluma. Read full story