Sonoma Support Information
updated August 2023
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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
24/7 Domestic Violence Crisis Hotline 707-546-1234
Text "TalkWithUs" to 66746 Espanol: "Hablanos" al 66746
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
Sonoma County Resource Page here.
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.
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:
For Narcotics Anonymous meetings near you visit https://www.sonomacountyna.org/meetings
For AA meetings visit https://www.sonomacountyaa.org/meetings/?tsml-day=any
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.
Emergency Resources available at socoemergency.org
Caring Community Grief and Loss - Palliative Care and Hospice - http://www.caringcommunity.org
Visit https://www.councilonaging.com/services for many services as well as https://sonomacounty.ca.gov/health-and-human-services/human-services/older-adults-people-with-disabilities/food/meal-programs
Sonoma Seniors 65+ can call or sign up online to get groceries, pet food and pharmacy products delivered: https://vintagehouse.org/programs-services/
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.
F.I.S.H. in Sonoma Valley can offer food support here https://fishsonoma.org/get-help/food/food.html
Please also visit the Redwood Empire Food Bank website at https://getfood.refb.org click “get food” at the top right of the page and you will be able to see where resources are available near you. We want EVERYONE to feel comfortable receiving food support.
Sonoma Valley seniors and homebound residents can visit: https://www.mowofsonoma.org/
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
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.
F.I.S.H. of Sonoma Valley is providing rent and utility assistance and is an excellent place to get resources if you are in need of support https://www.friendsinsonomahelping.org.
Employment Development Department information on unemployment, disability or job help: https://edd.ca.gov/en
The county has various resources (not just for those affected by Covid but for anyone) here.
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 Instacart: https://youtu.be/f_Zb3pNaJDg
Resources and Coronavirus Information
Sonoma County Vaccine clinics and other Covid information https://socoemergency.org/emergency/novel-coronavirus/vaccine-information/clinics/
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
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/new-food-calendar/. 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/
In an emergency the City of Sonoma is asking for volunteers to sign up and be ready at https://www.sonomacity.org/register-to-be-an-emergency-volunteer/