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Sonoma Support Information

updated 08/01/22

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National Suicide Prevention Lifeline:  800-273-8255

North Bay Suicide Prevention Hotline of Sonoma County: 855-587-6373

Sonoma County 24-Hour Crisis Stabilization Unit:  (707)-576-8181

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI): 800-950-6264   Sonoma County NAMI: 866-960-6264

24/7 Domestic Violence Crisis Hotline 707-546-1234

National Disaster Distress Helpline (English and Spanish): 800-985-5990  TTY (for hard of hearing): 800-846-8517

Text "TalkWithUs" to 66746  Espanol: "Hablanos" al 66746

Get health and human services support 24 hours a day 7 days a week by dialing 211, learn more about 211 here.

 

Grief Counseling Support 

Hospice of Petaluma (707) 778-6242 

Memorial Hospice (707) 568-1094 

North County Hospice (707) 431-1135 

Sutter VNA and Hospice (707) 535-5780 

Willmar Family Grief & Healing Center (707) 935-1946 

Other Sonoma County resources for support here

Homelessness Resources

If you are experience a housing crisis or are homeless(unhoused) in Sonoma County visit the Sonoma County site below. At the bottom of the page are additional resources for shelters, food, health care and financial help.

http://sonomacountyhomeless.org/shelter.html

 

You can also visit here or dial 211 for assistance.

Sonoma Overnight Support and the Haven can help with Safe Parking, showers, laundry and more. Visit their website here: https://www.sonomaovernightsupport.org/service/

Shared Housing Exchange - The Home Shares are living arrangements between two or more unrelated people, one of whom is 60 years of age or older, who agree to share a home or apartment for their mutual benefit. Visit the site for information:

https://sharesonomacounty.org

Community Resources

Sonoma Valley Recovery meetings - Church of the Nazarene, 18980 Arnold Dr., Sonoma. We believe in a God who desires the best for us, a God who never wastes anything about us. We believe that someone who has struggled with various hurts, habits and hangups can be made more beautiful having been broken. As such it is our privilege to host several recovery groups on our campus. http://sonomavalleychurch.org/services/

        Narcotics Anonymous

          Tuesday Evenings        7:30 pm

          Saturday Mornings   10:30 am

          Saturday Evenings      7:00 pm

       Alcoholics Anonymous

          Friday Evenings          7:00 pm

 

Cancer Support Sonoma offers integrative therapies & support for patients  families at   https://cancersupportsonoma.org/

Support for Sonoma Valley residents caring for a loved one with memory loss https://carepartnersinitiative.org/

For a list of Sonoma County resources such as Family Support, Legal Information or Emergency/Crisis Information you can view this list here https://www.scoe.org/files/patf-community-resources.pdf

 

Information on Sonoma County healthcare options visit here.

For information on domestic violence visit the YWCA of Sonoma County here.

Mental Health Resources available at socoemergency.org and norcalpublicmedia.org

Caring Community Grief and Loss - Palliative Care and Hospice  - http://www.caringcommunity.org

 

Network of Care/Sonoma County Bereavement Support Groups http://sonoma.networkofcare.org

Food

Food distribution sites are up and running and you are encouraged to take advantage of these resources and to preserve personal income for other essentials like rent and utilities. Please visit https://getfood.refb.org  click “get food” at the top of the page you will be able to see where resources are available near you. We want EVERYONE to feel comfortable receiving food support.  

F.I.S.H. has an up to date list of local pantries here https://www.friendsinsonomahelping.org/pantries.html

 

Seniors 65+ can call or sign up online to get groceries, pet food and pharmacy products delivered: https://vintagehouse.org/programs-services/

 

Local restaurants and businesses are offering delivery and take-out of food and essential services. Things change fast, so be sure to call ahead to verify: https://www.sonomatogo.com

St Vincent de Paul Society Food Pantry is located at the St.Francis Solano Church weekly. For more information call St. Francis Solano Church office at (707) 996-4994

 

Pet Food:

if you need pet food please reach out to Pets Lifeline at https://www.petslifeline.org/petfoodpantryschedule or call 707.996.4577  and you can arrange pet food pick up.

You can also reach out to F.I.S.H. at https://www.friendsinsonomahelping.org or cal 707-996-0111 to request pet food.

Financial

F.I.S.H.  https://www.friendsinsonomahelping.org is providing rent and utility assistance and is an excellent place to get resources if you are in need of support.

Employment Development Department information on unemployment:     https://www.edd.ca.gov/about_edd/coronavirus-2019.htm

Questions about County of Sonoma's Covid-19 Eviction Defense Ordinance? Contact Legal Aid of Sonoma County at 707-542-1290 or California Rural Legal Assistance, Inc. at 707-528-9941.

 

Other housing support information:  https://socoemergency.org/emergency/novel-coronavirus/finance-housing/housing-and-renter-support/

Virtual Support

Vintage House offers tech support for set up and use of an email account, video chat, shop online and more!

Visit their website here.

 

More on how to use Zoom:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fMUxzrgZvZQ

More on how to use Instacart: https://youtu.be/f_Zb3pNaJDg

Resources and Coronavirus Information

City of Sonoma has many resources here:  https://www.sonomacity.org/coronavirus-resources/

County of Sonoma: https://socoemergency.org/emergency/novel-coronavirus/

To see the most recent Health Orders and Guidance for Sonoma County visit https://socoemergency.org/emergency/novel-coronavirus/health-orders/

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html

Vaccine Information

Sonoma County Vaccine Clinics and Information https://socoemergency.org/emergency/novel-coronavirus/vaccine-information/clinics/

GIVE HELP/VOLUNTEER

The Ecology Center has set up a page just for the Sonoma Valley to coordinate volunteers, it is easy to use and people can  sign up now.  https://sonomavalleyvolunteers.org   You will see the different organizations that need help and will be able to sign up for a time slot accordingly.

The City of Sonoma has a page for donations to be collected for food security in the Valley,  https://www.sonomacity.org/food-security  This page will feature four organizations in need of financial support. This is a centralized way to give and the goal is to streamline efforts.

Volunteer to shop for a senior or donate money to the Vintage House Delivers program for seniors 65+: https://vintagehouse.org/volunteer/