Oct 01, 2022

Community Services


Sonoma County 211

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.

Just dial 211. It's that easy! 

Or search for services at their website at www.211sonoma.org


California Department of Child Support Services: A child support guideline calculator can be accessed via the internet to estimate the amount of child support that can be ordered in a case. Go to the Guideline Calculator section from the following website: www.childsup.cahwnet.gov

Family Law Facilitator/Self Help Center: See information at the Family Law Facilitator page

Sonoma County Department of Child Support Services: For assistance in obtaining a child support order, collecting child support, and/or establishing paternity contact Sonoma County Department of Child Support Services Toll free (888) 271-4214 or direct line (707) 565-4000 Website: www.sonoma-county.org/dcss

Legal Assistance – Free or Low Cost

California Rural Legal Assistance provides free legal services for low-income persons. Helps with landlord/tenant, employment, education. (707) 528-9941

Disability Law Clinic provides 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 provides 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 prepare legal forms for you but cannot give legal advice, explanation, opinion or recommendation. They charge a fee for their services. 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 is designed to assist people with finding the right lawyer. The initial consultation costs $50.00 for all cases. If you have additional questions, please call (707) 546-5297 for further assistance. Thank you.

Sonoma County Legal Aid provides assistance with restraining order application paperwork. Call (707) 542-1290 to arrange an appointment.

Sonoma County Legal Services Foundation provides legal services available on a sliding scale based on an individual’s income. Low cost workshops are offered monthly 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 is a community-based agency that provides mediation, reconciliation, and conflict resolution education. (707) 525-8545

Self Help Books

Purchase self help legal books (called Nolo Press books) at bookstores or through the Nolo Press website: www.nolo.com

You may also be able to view the books at the law library located at 2604 Ventura Ave, Santa Rosa, (707) 565-2668

Court Resources

Domestic Violence

Family Justice Center Sonoma County

Sonoma County Legal Aid provides assistance with restraining order application paperwork. Call (707) 542-1290 to arrange an appointment.

YWCA has a 24 hour domestic violence crisis hotline (707) 546-1234.

Elder Assistance

AARP, 2050 West Steele Lane, Suite E1, Santa Rosa, CA Phone: 575-0518.

Council on Aging, 30 Kawana Spring Road, Santa Rosa, CA 95404
Phone: 525-0143

Sonoma County Adult Services, 2250 Northpoint Parkway, Santa Rosa, CA
Phone: 565-5900

Sonoma County Legal Aid provides assistance with restraining order application paperwork. Call (707) 542-1290 to arrange an appointment

Salvation Army, Silvercrest Residence, 1050 3rd Street, Santa Rosa. Drop in clinic. Free legal services for individuals 62 and over Thursday evening from 4:15 to 5:30 pm


Catholic Charities, 987 Airway Court, Santa Rosa, Phone: 578-6000

California Human Development, 3315 Airway Drive, Santa Rosa, Phone: 521-4721

LaLuz Bilingual Center, 17790 Greger Street, Boyes Hot Springs, Phone: 938-5131

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