Also see Disability Services, Financial Assistance, Food: Emergency Groceries & Meals, Permanent Supportive Housing, Transportation & Paratransit sections.

senior-citizensCountywide (Santa Rosa)
Burbank Housing Development Corp.: 526-9733. Rentals for low income families & single adults, including seniors 62+. M-F 9am-12 noon; 1pm-4:30pm. 790 Sonoma Av. Se habla español. For countywide list of Affordable Housing and/or Burbank’s Rental Program Pre-Application, visit:

Council On Aging: 525-0143/800-675-0143. Care management, financial management, estate planning, legal services & referrals, social clubs & dining sites, peer support, Meals on Wheels, transportation & helper respite for seniors 60+. Mon-Thu 8:30am-5pm; Fri 8:30am-3:30pm. Closed daily 12-12:30. 30 Kawana Springs Rd. (map). Also see Financial Assistance, Food: Groceries & Meals and Legal Services sections.

Experience Works: 565-5550. Job training, resumes & employment search for 55+. Helps seniors find training positions with nonprofit organizations & government departments.  Participants are paid minimum wage & work/train at their respective agencies for a limited number of hours each week.  Experience Works helps participants to prepare for employment by updating or creating a resume, assist with interview practice, case management & develop effective job search strategies. Must be 55+ years of age, unemployed & eligible to work in the US. Family income must not be more than 125% of federal poverty income guidelines.  2227 Capricorn Way #101. M-F 8am-5pm. 2227 Capricorn Way (map) #101. Se habla español.

Redwood Empire Food Bank: 523-7900.  Monthly food box (30-40 lbs) to seniors 60+. Brown Bag program provides supplemental groceries & fresh produce 1x month to low-income seniors at 19 locations in 6 towns & through home delivery. Proof of age, income & ID required. Call for intake & locations. M-F 8am-4:30pm. Se habla español.

SHARE Sonoma County: 477-2759/765-8488. Home sharing program for seniors 60+. Matches homeowners & renters. Each person has own bedroom & possibly a bathroom. Eases financial burdens, provides companionship & basic assistance in order to remain at home & age in place. Also see listing for Petaluma People Services Center below. 1500 Petaluma Blvd So.(map)

Silvercrest (The Salvation Army): 544-6766. Low income housing for seniors 62+. M-F 8am-4:30pm. Waiting list. 1050 Third St. Se habla español.

Russian River Senior Resource Center (West County Community Services): 823-1640 x 404.
Case management, information & referrals, advocacy, classes, activities, newsletter, family & caregiver support, Council on Aging dining site, commodities, transportation, application assistance. Tue-Fri 9am-4pm. 15010 Armstrong Woods Rd. (map). Se habla español limitada. Also see Food Section.

West County Community Services Free Senior Counseling: 823-1640 x 380. For seniors 55+. Individual counseling, in-home support & weekly support groups. Groups facilitated by trained senior peer counselors focus on retirement, changing roles, relationships, isolation, communication, self-esteem, empowerment, health issues, coping & caregiving (throughout Sonoma County). Se habla español. 16390 Main St. Guerneville (map).

Petaluma Ecumenical Properties (PEP): 762-2336. For low income seniors 62+ & people with mobility issues. M-F 8am-4:30pm. 306 Mountain View Av. Se habla español.

Petaluma People Services Ctr: 765-8488. Case management, housing, meals, adult day program, rental assistance, information & referral, transportation for seniors 60+. SHARE Sonoma Co.: home sharing program (see SHARE listing above). No walk-ins. M-F 8am-5pm. 1500 Petaluma Blvd So. #A (map). Se habla español. Also see Alcohol & Drug Recovery, Counseling & Mental Health, Employment & Training, Financial Assistance & Transportation sections.

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