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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

707-935-7504 – Sonoma office

415-927-2273 – Larkspur office


Heartland Hospice

707-523-0111 – Santa Rosa office

415-472-2637 – San Rafael office


Hired Hands Homecare Novato



At Home Caregivers



Marin General Hospital – Palliative Care Center



Marin County Health and Human Services - Seniors at Home


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).



Grief Counselors and Support Groups: Marin and Sonoma Counties


Center for Attitudinal Healing – North Bay



Buckelew Grief Counseling Program



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.

415-526-5699   Marin County Counseling

707-931-7299  Sonoma County Counseling


Nancy Rhine, MS



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



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

Sonoma County Chapter 707-931-7299


Psychology Today current list of local Grief and Bereavement Counselors

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 -

email for information:


County of Marin – Aging and Adult Services


Alzheimer’s Association of Northern California

Marin County - 415-472-4340


Tender Rose Dementia Care Specialists

San Rafael – 415-340-3990  


Family Caregiver Alliance – National Center on Caregiving 

Information for caregivers

Dementia Information


For information about Alzheimer’s and Dementia

24 hour help line – 800-272-3900


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

San Rafael - (415) 491-2500


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

San Rafael – 415-233-7855


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

and their caregivers – to make wishes known early on

Phone – 617-301-4800 

Email -


Protective Services to Report Elder Abuse:


Marin County phone 415-473-2774

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.