Resources for all
Petaluma People Services Center
– Collection of 59 human service programs offering senior services, homeless prevention, employment training, counseling and meals. For more information: call (707) 765-8488 or visit petalumapeople.org.
West County Community Services
– Programs include senior services, employment, housing, youth programs, behavioral health and crisis counseling services. Call (707) 823-1640 or visit westcountyservices.org.
Mental health resources – if you or someone you know is having a mental health emergency, call 9-1-1.
Local mental health resources
- If you have an urgent need now to talk with someone for counseling or mental health support call:
- If you receive Medi-Cal or are uninsured, community health centers(PDF) throughout Sonoma County are providing virtual counseling visits through phone and online video calls.
- SOS Community Counseling: Intake line (707) 284-3444
- Buckelew Family Services: Remote services remotely and assistance by phone, email, and video conference calls. (707) 583-5284
National mental health resources
- The National Disaster Distress Helpline (English and Spanish)
- National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1 (800) 273-8255
- National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)
- 24-hour Domestic Violence Hotline: 1 (808) 799-7233 or visit Chat Now
Disability Services and Legal Center – DSLC has been the primary resource for adults, children, veterans and seniors with disabilities and their families in Sonoma County. Call (707) 528-2745 or visit mydslc.org/about-dslc/.
COVID-19 Disaster Relief Response Hotline – Assisting disaster survivors with unemployment insurance, price gouging, FEMA benefits and other legal issues resulting from a disaster or declared emergency, including COVID-19. (559) 429-6974 or (707) 308-2513
Legal Aid of Sonoma County – A private nonprofit, Legal Aid provides crisis legal services to low-income families, children, elders, immigrants, and other vulnerable Sonoma County residents. Legal services in domestic violence, child and elder abuse, low-income housing issues, disaster recovery and legal obstacles to health, housing and employment. Call (707) 542-1290 or visit: legalaidsc.org.
Adult Protective Services – To make a report of suspected abuse, neglect or self-neglect of an adult age 65 or older or a dependent adult between the ages of 18 to 64 living at home, please call (707) 565-5940 or make a report online.
Senior Advocacy Services – Senior Advocacy Services is a non-profit agency that advocates for the rights and dignity of those experiencing health and aging challenges. They are one agency with three programs: HICAP, Long Term Care Ombudsman and the Elder Justice Initiative. (707) 526-4108.
In order to stay living safely at home, eligible older adults and disabled residents of all ages, can apply for support from paid in-home care providers. IHSS clients get help with day-to-day tasks that they cannot do themselves. Call to apply or make a referral. Visit for more information.
Sonoma County Human Services Adult and Aging Linkages – Linkages care managers and clients work together to identify resources and services that help them live independently at home. Linkages offers short-term care management with connections to local, non-profit and government programs that fit the client’s needs. Call (707) 565-5900 or visit this web page.
Institute on Aging‘s 24-hour toll-free Friendship Line for people aged 60 years and older, and adults living with disabilities: 1 (855) 639-7965
Call the program in your area for current information. At this time, most programs are offering rides only to urgent medical appointments or for critical medical needs, such as dialysis or chemotherapy.
Coastal Seniors – (707) 882-2137 Providing seniors aged 60+ and disabled adults transportation for medical appointments locally and to Santa Rosa, Fort Bragg and Ukiah and local essential errands only.
Healdsburg DASH – (707) 431-3159 Operating with volunteers and city staff drivers. Essential medical appointments only. Will not transport actively ill people.
iRIDE – Petaluma People Services Center – (707) 765-8488 Essential medical appointments, grocery store and bank rides only. Drivers can pick up pre-paid grocery orders and deliver to seniors. PPSC also has partnerships with health centers to pick up prescriptions and deliver to senior clients.
Vintage House Senior Center – (707) 996-0311 Providing vouchers to pay for Uber to provide transport to urgent medical appointments as needed.
Windsor Wheels – (707) 838-6641 Free volunteer driving program for seniors age 60+ who live in Windsor or North Santa Rosa.