Access and Functional Needs

The City of Rohnert Park uses the term Access and Functional Needs to define individuals who may have additional needs before, during and post incident including but not limited to the following:

Visually Impaired
Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Mobility Impaired
Single Working Parent
Non-English speaking persons
People without access to transportation
People with special dietary needs
People with intellectual disabilities
People with dementia

A variety of resources for all Access and Functional Needs groups can be found at

Wellness Checks

Rohnert Park Senior Center Offering wellness phone checks to any senior who would like to be called during the shelter-in-place order. Contact Cindy Bagley, (707) 588-3452  or

Institute on Aging Friendship Line, 
(800) 971-0016

  • 24-hour toll-free hotline for ages 60+ and adults living with disabilities.
    Can arrange on-going outreach calls to lonely older adults.

Council on Aging, (707) 525-0143 news Services available by phone:

  • Case Management: phone for new clients; check-ins for existing clients
  • Mental Health Services
  • Elder Advocacy at the Family Justice Center
  • Adult Day Programs are closed
  • Senior Care Coordination – Home visits limited to emergencies only

Petaluma People Services Center, (707) 765-8488 You Are Not Alone, weekly check-in calls for those age 60 and older or with a compromised immune system. Offered countywide. Call (707) 765-8488 or submit a referral to

  • Adult Day Program (Currently Closed)
  • Case Management (Accepting Referrals)
  • Family Caregiver Support Program (Exploring Online Resource)

Legal Services

Council on Aging(707) 525-0143 Legal, Estate Planning – Available through telephone appointments
Money Management – Not taking new clients
Trust Management – Serving existing clients
Conservatorship- Serving existing clients

Disability Services and Legal Center(707) 528-2745 Contact only by phone.

Legal Aid of Sonoma County, Hotline: (707)

Domestic Violence, Child Abuse and Elder Abuse restraining order applications are being written and filed remotely. Full services available to victims by phone during business hours.

Elder Hotline: (707)

Domestic Violence Hotline: (707) 595-6295

Housing Hotline: (707) 843-4432, Rental housing and eviction issues.

Veteran’s Issues: (707) 542-1291

Disaster Relief COVID19 Response Hotline: (559) 429-6974 or (707) 308-2513 Assist disaster survivors with unemployment insurance, price gouging, FEMA benefits other legal issues resulting from a disaster or declared emergency, including COVID19.

Grocery & Meal Services



Petaluma Health Center

Lawrence Jones 
Students 18 & Younger

Technology Middle School
Students 18 & Younger





Lawerence Jones Middle School
Families with children 18 & younger

Lawrence Jones Middle School
Students 18 & Younger

Rancho Cotate
Families with children 18 & Younger

Rancho Cotate 
Students 18 & younger

Tech Middle
Families with Children 18 & Younger

Tech Middle
11:00am - 1:00pm
Students 18 & Younger

Rohnert Park Senior Center
10:30am - 12:30pm
Seniors 60 and up
$20 weekly meal packs available.

Cross & Crown

(2nd Wednesday)
Rohnert Park Senior Center


Rohnert Park Community Center

(4th Wednesday)
Burton Ave. Rec Center


Alicia Park

Arbor Apartment

Tower Apartments


Lawrence Jones 
11:00am- 1:00pm
Students 18 & Younger

Rancho Cotate
Students 18 & Younger

Tech Middle
Students 18 & Younger

(2nd of the month)

Rancho Grande
10:00am - 11:00am



Feeding Those Who Feed Us is hot meals for hospitality workers. Saturdays from 12 - 2 p.m. at 6250 Lynne Conde Way, Rohnert Park.

Council on Aging,
 (707) 525-0143 All Dining Sites are closed. Clients have the option of 5-day meal pick-ups at locations on dates below. The senior must call by 10 a.m. the day before pick up in order to receive a meal pack. Clients must be age 60+. Those who are NOT a current lunch program clients must complete an intake form. Anyone 60 and older can pick up a 5-day frozen meal pack on the following dates:

  • Rohnert Park Senior Center Wednesdays, 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m

NOAH - Neighbors Organized Against Hunger

  • WednesdayApril 15th, 4-6 p.m. 

Mental Support

Are you in need of some emotional and mental health support?
Do you know someone who needs to talk to a professional about going through these tough times?
The County of Sonoma has launched a free and private warm line.
The line is available to any County resident needing support.
(707) 565-2652
Visit for additional information.

Sonoma County Human Services operates a separate assistance line for Senior Citizens.
707-565-INFO This is a free information and assistance line for adults 60+ where they can talk to a social worker.

Financial Assistance

Internet Access

Xfinity WiFi Free For Everyone Xfinity WiFi hotspots across the country will be available to anyone who needs them for free – including non-Xfinity Internet subscribers.

Sonic Internet provider in Sonoma County Sonic is offering three months of free internet access to households with K-12, college students, or senior citizens 60 or older.

Spectrum FREE Internet Access to qualifying homes w/ students. 

Internet For All Now is a nonprofit that has resources available to low income, seniors, and students to access either internet services or computers for a low cost.

Service Referrals

Area Agency on Aging Information and Assistance Line(707) 565-INFO (4636) or email: For adults age 60+ who need assistance to find community resources. Leave a voicemail or email with contact information, and social worker will respond within 48 hours, Monday – Friday. In English and Spanish.

Information & Referral service for Sonoma County, 
Dial 2-1-1 or type your zip code to 898-211 to talk/text with a call taker 24/7. You can also text “COVID19” to 211211 for pre-recorded information and resources.