Sonoma County


Sonoma County: Sonoma County’s official website including links to Health Services, Parks and Recreation, and Public Transit

Mental Health  Prevention, early intervention, and treatment services and information

In Home Support Services in-home care to low income older adults and people with disabilities in order to help clients remain safely and independently in their homes.

School District

 Sonoma County Office of Education helpings schools and districts operate effectively and efficiently so that Sonoma County’s 70,637 public school students receive the best education possible.

Support & Advocacy

Matrix Parent Network  A family resources center empowering families of children with special needs to successfully understand and access the systems that serve them.

Common Ground Society helps families within the special needs community find meaningful connections and access resources.

State Council for Developmental Disabilities  ensures that individuals with developmental disabilities and their families participate in the planning, design and receipt of the services and supports they need which promote increased independence, productivity, inclusion and self-determination

Disability Rights California  Providing advocacy that is zealous, dedicated, effective, creative, innovative and daring, they take on issues of importance to the disability community even when the outcome is uncertain.

Disability Services and Legal Center Advancing the rights of people with disabilities to equal justice, access, opportunity and participation in our communities.

Predator Awareness Task Force:  In 2006, SCOE’s Special Education Department and NBRC collaborated to form the Predator Awareness Task Force (PATF) in an effort to reduce the risk of victimization among individuals with developmental disabilities. Information, resources and training materials available here.

Housing Authorities

Santa Rosa Housing Authority providing information regarding Santa Rosa’s Economic Development & Housing department offering a variety of housing programs.

Burbank Housing is a local nonprofit organization dedicated to increasing the supply of housing in Sonoma County, so that low-income people of all ages, backgrounds, and special needs will have a better opportunity to live in decent and affordable housing.

Community Resources

NAMI Sonoma County Resources Guide a comprehensive list of local mental health services and resources throughout Sonoma County.

Earl Baume Center for individuals with sight loss


Sonoma County Transit Schedules and maps, transit passes, fares and so much more to provide access throughout Sonoma County.

Social & Recreational Opportunities

YMCA Adaptive Aquatics