Sonoma County Human support services:

Dial 2-1-1 for Local Community resources in English and Spanish or visit Sonoma County 2-1-1 is staffed by volunteers who provide the link between people who have needs with the services that can alleviate those needs.

Urgent and Victim Services:

Law Enforcement:

Children and Parenting:

  • Children and Family Circle (707) 544-4653 Subsidized child care and family support services infants and toddlers of low-income families, especially those at risk of abuse or neglect.
  • Child Parenting Institute (CPI) (707) 585-6108 x 1101 wide range of parent education and mental health services, Spanish and English, parenting classes, supervised visits, counseling for children to age 18.
  • Community Child Care Council (707) 544-3077 Child development centers and preschool for children 2 - 6 years, child care referrals, voucher program to help income-eligible parents pay for child care. Food program, training, and support for child care providers. Spanish available.
  • River to Coast Children’s Services (707) 869-3613 resources, referrals, support and opportunities to child care providers and families in western Sonoma County
  • Social Advocates for Youth (SAY): (707) 546-3432 or 1-888-729-0012 Santa Rosa: (707) 544-3299 Sonoma Valley: (707) 996-7991 Healdsburg: (707) 431-7658 counseling, education, and employment services for high-risk and low-income youth and families. Gang prevention, shelter for runaways ages 12 - 17. Drop-in services for teens.


  • Al-Anon: (707) 575-4700, 1-888-425-2666 12-step group to help people who have lived with an addict. Free.
  • California Human Development Corporation (707) 523-1155 Group and individual counseling, parenting classes, Spanish, free.
  • YWCA Therapy Services: (707) 303-8410 counseling for individuals, couples, families, and children.
  • Lomi Clinic: (707) 579-0465 low-fee sliding scale counseling for individuals, couples, families, and children. Free for those who qualify. Spanish available.
  • Santa Rosa Community Health Centers: (707) 303-3600 psychotherapy, group therapy
  • Hope Counseling Services in Petaluma: (707) 763-9484 church related counseling services using licensed professionals trained in trauma, chemical dependency, and psychotherapy
  • Petaluma People Service: (707) 765-8488 sliding scale counseling for individuals, couples, families, and children.
  • SAS Counseling Services (Healdsburg): (707) 284-3444 available to people of all ages, both English and Spanish.
  • Alliance Medical Center (707) 433-5494 mental health counseling, accepts Medi-Cal, Medicare, CHDP, CMSP. Spanish available.
  • West County Community Services: (707) 869-0564, (707) 869-0655 counseling for children, adolescents, adults, seniors, and families. Individual and group services.

Mental health:

  • NAMI: 866-960-6264 Support systems and education for people living with mental health challenges and for families and friends who have loved ones with these challenges.
  • 24-hour Emergency Mental Health Hotline 1-800-746-818
  • Community Support Network 707-575-0975 Services and supportive housing for people with behavioral health challenges.
  • inRESPONSE Mental Health Support Team: 707-575-HELP (4357)
  • Psychiatric Emergency Services: (707) 576-8181 24-hour psychiatric intervention for emergencies such as suicidal callers

Food Resources:

Food services directory:

  • Catholic Charities Rural Food Program (707) 528-8712 weekly food distribution at rural community sites for people living at or below the poverty line and unable to reach urban food banks
  • Catholic Charities (707) 575-8347 Food pantry, call for open days and hours
  • Christ Church United Methodist (707) 542-2569 Food pantry serving 95404, 95405, and 95409
  • F.I.S.H (707) 527-5151 Emergency food pantry available to anyone in need. 2-3 days of emergency food available. Baby formula. Call ahead for pick up same day.
  • Redwood Empire Food Bank (707) 523-7900, (707) 523-7903 Monthly distributions for all ages countywide. Call for intake and locations. Se habla español.
  • Social Services Food Stamps (707) 565-2715
  • St. Vincent De Paul Dining Room (707) 528-7580 serves lunch at Santa Rosa kitchen
  • Salvation Army (707) 542-0981 rental assistance, food, clothing

Legal Assistance:

  • Child Parenting Institute: (707) 585-6108 Parenting classes, parenting support, supervised visitation, child and family counseling, diapers, family resource center, Spanish available
  • Family Law Facilitator/Self-Help Center: 3055 Cleveland Avenue, Santa Rosa. Free legal assistance on a number of issues. Office is staffed by attorneys and legal assistants. Staff can help you prepare your own forms and give you information about your case, the court process, and the law. The office does not represent individuals.
  • Sonoma County Legal Aid: (707) 542-1290 144 South E. Street, Suite 100, Santa Rosa. Legal assistance in the areas of restraining orders, guardianship, evictions, and more.
  • California Rural Legal Assistance: free legal services for low-income persons. Helps with landlord/tenant, employment, education. (707) 528-9941
  • Disability Law Clinic: services for social security disability and supplemental security recipients. They will assist persons with disabilities whose rights have been violated. (707) 528-2745
  • Fair Housing of Sonoma County: information and referrals for landlords and tenants in the areas of housing discrimination and landlord-tenant relationships, law and practices. (707) 579-5033.
  • Legal Document Assistants: prepares legal forms for you but cannot give legal advice, explanation, opinion or recommendation. You can find many of them listed under Legal Document Assistants in the yellow pages of the phone book.
  • Sonoma County Bar Association Sonoma County Lawyer Referral Service: to assist people with finding the right lawyer. The initial consultation costs $50.00 for all cases. (707) 546-5297
  • Sonoma County Legal Services Foundation: legal services on a sliding scale. Low cost workshops on various topics such as restraining order problems, lawsuits in civil court, cleaning up criminal records, driver’s license retrieval. (707) 546-2924
  • Sonoma County Public Law Library: 2604 Ventura Ave, Santa Rosa (707) 565-2668
  • Recourse Mediation Services: community-based agency that provides mediation, reconciliation, and conflict resolution education. (707) 525-8545

Disability support:

  • Becoming Independent: (707) 527-5904
  • California Human Development Growth Opportunities: (707) 542-5609 support and training for social and behavioral enrichment for adults with developmental disabilities.
  • Disability Services and Legal Center: (707) 528-2745 support services for people with disabilities including advocacy, housing assistance, living skills, deaf/hearing impaired services, law clinic
  • North Bay Regional Center: (707) 569-2000 services for children and adults with developmental disabilities (cerebral palsy, epilepsy, autism, and other mental disabilities)

Immigration and Bilingual Services:

Homeless Services:

  • HOT (Homeless Outreach Team): (707) 565-8255 Run by the Family Justice Center, provides emergency assistance (food, gas, motel stay) for victims of crime. HOT coordinator: (707) 565-8260. DV HOT advocate: (707) 565-4435. Verity HOT advocate: (707) 565-1241
  • Redwood Gospel Mission: (707) 578-1830 overnight shelter and hot meal for homeless people, women and children
  • River to Coast Children’s Services: (707) 869-3613 resources, referrals, support and opportunities to child care providers and families in western Sonoma County
  • Salvation Army: (707) 542-0981 Transitional housing for homeless families, emergency shelter for women and children
  • St. Vincent De Paul Dining Room: (707) 528-7580 serves lunch at Santa Rosa kitchen
  • Catholic Charities (707) 528-8712 Information, assessment, and case management, temporary financial assistance for housing-related needs, including rental assistance, housing relocation, and stabilization services.

Substance Abuse and Addiction Support:

  • Alcoholics Anonymous: (707) 544-1300 A fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength, and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism.
  • California Human Development: (707) 523-1155 Group and individual counseling, parenting classes, Spanish, free.
  • California Human Development: (707) 523-1155 Substance use disorder treatment and counseling, DUI program, transitional housing, and re-entry programs
  • Drug Abuse Alternatives Center (DAAC): (707) 544-3295 substance use treatment and education for individuals and families
  • Moms in Recovery: (707) 565-7160 support group for women and children under 5 who are pregnant or have a child under 5 and are in recovery
  • Narcotics Anonymous: (707) 285-2700 A nonprofit fellowship of men and women who are recovering addicts who meet regularly to help each other stay clean. 24-hour helpline, support, and meetings.


  • Veterans Affairs: (707) 565-2068 Assistance applying for benefits and pensions, mental health services, therapy, advocacy, VA transportation.
  • California Human Development: (707) 523-1155 Veterans housing and supportive services
  • Veterans Resource Centers: (707) 578-8387 446 B Street Santa Rosa, (707) 757-8438 1370 Redwood Way, Suite A, Petaluma
  • Goodwill: (707) 523-0550 Supportive services for homeless veterans

Other Resources:

  • Community Support Network: (707) 575-0975 Housing, support services, and supportive housing for people with behavioral health challenges, homeless people, mentally ill people, domestic violence victims.
  • Sonoma County Economic Assistance: (707) 565-5800 CalWORKs, CalFresh, Medi-Cal, General Assistance, housing programs, senior services, in-home supportive services, veterans services, child welfare services, adult protective services.
  • Sonoma County Human Services: (707) 565-5800 Adult and aging, child support services, family violence prevention, emergency assistance, employment and training services, housing authority.
  • Sonoma County Housing Authority: (707) 565-7500 Section 8, rental assistance, housing authority.
  • St. Vincent De Paul Society: (707) 584-1579 Thrift store vouchers for families in need, food assistance, dining room, and other services.

This information is provided to assist you in finding local resources. It is not an endorsement or recommendation of any specific agency or organization. Please verify the services offered and eligibility criteria before seeking assistance.