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December 14, 2021 | Community Development Commission

2022 Sonoma County Homeless Point-in-Time Count Volunteer Registration Now Open!

Friday, February 25, 2022  is the Sonoma County Point-in-Time (PIT) Street Count for all populations of person’s experiencing homelessness. The Count is a requirement for receiving federal homeless assistance funds and provides critical data used to understand homelessness locally and to support strategic decisions about our program. Read full story

December 10, 2021 | County Administrator's Office

Weekly Roundup for Dec. 10, 2021

This week’s digest provides helpful and important updates on thefollowing: 1) Update on vaccine distribution for children ages 5-11; 2) Update on the Omicronvariant; 3) Testing & vaccine clinic schedule update; 4) Helpful guidancefor holiday gatherings, travel; 5) COVID-19 community resources & support;6) Other news items from County of Sonoma Read full story

December 8, 2021 | Community Development Commission

Noticeof Funding Availability (NOFA) for CDBG, HOME and CDBG-CV Now Available

The CDC is now accepting applications for Fiscal Year (FY) 2022-2023 CDBG, HOME and FY 2021-2022 HOME and CDBG-CV for eligible capital projects, affordable housing projects, tenant based rental assistance, supportive services, fair housing, noncongregate shelter, and economic development activities. Read full story

December 8, 2021 | Department of Health Services

Become a Community Health Worker - Free Training Starts February 1, 2022

The County of Sonoma Department of Health Services is pleased to announce our Community Health Worker (CHW) Certificate Program conducted through our training partner, City College of San Francisco (CCSF). This CDC grant-sponsored scholarship program provides free tuition and textbook access exclusively for Sonoma County residents in a two-semester course that trains and certifies students to work in the fields of public health, health care, and social services. Read full story

December 8, 2021 | Department of Health Services

Holidays can be challenging in so many ways. Keep everyone entertained with these free virtual activities. Learn where to access local food support and mental health resources.

Free virtual family programs, from a kids book writing class to exciting air and space topics. Or maybe you want to learn how to host a virtual party? We also list resources for the local food bank and Buckelew Free Family Support Programs. Read full story

December 6, 2021 | Clerk-Recorder-Assessor-Registrar of Voters

Notice of April 12, 2022, Special Election (Town of Windsor)

Notice is hereby given that a Special Election will be held in the Town of Windsor on Tuesday, the 12th day of April, 2022, for the following office(s): Read full story

December 6, 2021 | Community Development Commission

Request for Proposals No Place Like Home (“NPLH”)Competitive Round 4 and Non-CompetitiveAllocation

Request for Proposals No Place Like Home (“NPLH”) Competitive Round 4 and Non-Competitive Allocation Read full story

December 1, 2021 | Community Development Commission

Sonoma CountyContinuum of Care (CoC) Membership Open Applications

The Sonoma County Continuum of Care (CoC) is now accepting applications to become a member of the Continuum of Care. The Sonoma County CoC addresses the problems of housing and homelessness by having a countywide, community-informed, and person-centered CoC system that is compassionate, inclusive, financially responsible, equitable, coordinated, and outcomes-based. Anyone or any entity committed to the prevention and ending of homeless is welcome in the Continuum of Care. Read full story

December 1, 2021 | Department of Health Services

Words Matter, learn more about Recovery Oriented language.

The words we use affect our brain chemistry and the brains of those we speak to. Recovery oriented language supports healing. Read full story

November 30, 2021 | Board of Supervisors Department

District 3 Newsletter November - December

New District Map Proposal, Sale of Chanate, and Community Announcements Read full story