Local Resources

This page includes Marin and Sonoma County resources as well as some California Information regarding resources and laws.

Hospice and Palliative Care Agencies: Marin and Sonoma Counties

 

Hospice by the Bay

https://hospicebythebay.org/

707-935-7504 – Sonoma office

415-927-2273 – Larkspur office

 

Heartland Hospice

https://www.heartlandhospice.com/SantaRosa

707-523-0111 – Santa Rosa office

415-472-2637 – San Rafael office

 

Hired Hands Homecare Novato

http://www.hiredhandshomecare.com/

415-884-4343

 

At Home Caregivers

https://athomecaregivers.com/

415-898-4663

 

Marin General Hospital – Palliative Care Center

https://www.maringeneral.org/programs-services/palliative-care

415-925-7560

 

Marin County Health and Human Services - Seniors at Home

https://www.marinhhs.org/community-resource-guide/seniors-home-jfcs-palliative-care-consultation

415-449-3777

600 Fifth Ave., San Rafael, CA 94901

 

UCSF – Palliative Care (while in San Francisco, it may be accessible to some and is quite remarkable and well-respected).

https://www.ucsfhealth.org/programs/palliative_care/

415-514-1966

 

Grief Counselors and Support Groups: Marin and Sonoma Counties

 

Center for Attitudinal Healing – North Bay

https://cah-northbay.org/

415-457-1000

 

Buckelew Grief Counseling Program

http://www.buckelew.org/programs/north-bay-suicide-prevention

415-499-1195

 

Grief Support Groups at Hospice By the Bay offers a free Drop-In Grief Support Group This group is for adults who are grieving the loss of a loved one.

https://hospicebythebay.org/

415-526-5699   Marin County Counseling

707-931-7299  Sonoma County Counseling

 

Nancy Rhine, MS

http://www.nancyrhine.com/

415-378-6577

 

Jewish Family and Children’s Services-  Grief and Bereavement Counseling

https://www.jfcs.org/find-help/adults-families/grief-and-bereavement/

415-449-3879

 

The Compassionate Friends - for bereaved parents Marin County Chapter  415-526-5699

Sonoma County Chapter 707-931-7299

http://www.tcfmarin.org/home.aspx

 

Psychology Today current list of local Grief and Bereavement Counselors

https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/therapists/grief/ca/marin-county

Therapeutic musicians, hospice singers and dementia-specific resources

Threshold Choir – providing gentle song, by the bedside

Marin County - 415-259-9651 

Sonoma County - 707-591–3008

 

Novato Music Association Chorus - https://www.novatomusicassociationchorus.org/

email for information:  NMAChorus01@gmail.com

 

County of Marin – Aging and Adult Services 

https://www.marincounty.org/residents/health-wellness/aging-and-adult-services

 

Alzheimer’s Association of Northern California

Marin County - 415-472-4340

https://www.alz.org/norcal

 

Tender Rose Dementia Care Specialists

San Rafael – 415-340-3990  

 

Family Caregiver Alliance – National Center on Caregiving 

Information for caregivers

https://www.caregiver.org/about-fca

Dementia Information

https://www.caregiver.org/caregivers-guide-understanding-dementia-behaviors

 

For information about Alzheimer’s and Dementia

24 hour help line – 800-272-3900

https://www.alz.org/help-support/caregiving/stages-behaviors/late-stage

 

Senior Access: The Wilfred George Adult Day Center - Caregiver Support Group for memory loss patients

San Rafael - (415) 491-2500

https://seniorsathome.jfcs.org/skyviewdayclub/

 

Right At Home – Dementia and Alzheimer’s care in Marin County

San Rafael – 415-233-7855

https://seniorsathome.jfcs.org/skyviewdayclub/

 

The Conversation Starter Kit – for people with Alzheimer’s and Dementia

and their caregivers – to make wishes known early on

http://theconversationproject.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/TCP_StarterKit_Alzheimers.pdf

Phone – 617-301-4800 

Email - conversationproject@ihi.org

 

Protective Services to Report Elder Abuse:

 

Marin County phone 415-473-2774

https://www.marinhhs.org/adult-protective-services

Marin County Adult Protective Services
10 N. San Pedro Road
San Rafael, CA 94903

 

Sonoma County phone 707-565-5940

Human Services Department- Adult and Aging Services

3725 Westwind Blvd., first floor

Santa Rosa, CA 95403

 

24 Hour abuse hotline 800-667-0404

 

If you suspect abuse in a long-term care facility, contact the Long-Term Care Ombudsmanat (415) 473-7446.

info@EndofLifeDoulaAlliance

San Francisco,  Marin County and Sonoma County - (415) 530-6464

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