For Immediate Release
Sonoma County Opens New Community Support Centers to Serve Residents Impacted by Storms
SANTA ROSA, CA | January 08, 2023
Sonoma County opened two new community support centers in Bodega Bay and Guerneville today, and will open one Monday in Occidental to serve residents who have been impacted by the winter storms. The centers, which are staffed by county officials, are in addition to one location that opened Saturday at Fort Ross State Historic Park in Jenner.
The community support center locations are:
- Fort Ross State Historic Park, 19005 Highway 1, Jenner
- Bodega Harbor Yacht Club, 565 Smith Brothers Road, Bodega Bay
- Former Bank of America building, 16390 Main St, Guerneville
- Sonoma Veterans Community Center, 3920 Bohemian Highway, Occidental
Community support centers offer charging stations for electronics and comfort kits with blankets, snacks and water. The Occidental location will also be staffed with volunteer compassionate listeners to serve residents in need of someone to talk to. The hours of operation are 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
For those in need of shelter, the county’s emergency shelter is located in the E.C. Kraft Building at the Sonoma County Fairgrounds in Santa Rosa, with capacity for 60 people.
Matt Brown, Communications Specialist
575 Administration Drive, Suite 104A, Santa Rosa, CA 95403