County of Marin Health and Human Services

Community Based Services

Case Management

To enable functionally impaired older persons to obtain services which promote and maintain the optimum level of functioning to remain safely independent in their own homes.

Rural Case Management Provider: West Marin Senior Services (415) 663-8148

Employment Services

To prepare older job seekers to find and secure stable employment, while minimizing the amount of time clients are unemployed.

Provider: YWCA  (415)-479-YWCA (9922)

Family Caregiver Support Services

Emotional support, education, training and respite care for family caregivers. Caregiver Assessment, Caregiver Case Management, Caregiver Support Groups, Caregiver Training, Caregiver Counseling, Respite Day Care, Respite In-Home Care, Respite Overnight Care, and Respite Out of Home Overnight Care.

Provider: Jewish Family and Children Services – (eligibility requirements, medical appointments) (415) 491-7060

Resources for grandparents or older relative caregivers of children can be found by calling (415) 473-INFO (4636).

Health Insurance Counseling (HICAP)

Information and counseling on Medicare, Medi-Cal, managed care and long-term care. Visit Senior Advocacy Services for additional information and resources.

Provider: HICAP 1-800-434-0222 

Health Promotion and Disease Prevention

To improve movement, balance, strength, flexibility, relaxation, and overall health-related quality of life while also decreasing pain and preventing falls in older adults.  Program: Tai Chi for Arthritis.

Provider: City of Sausalito/Age Friendly (415) 331-1393

Information and Assistance

To link older adults, individuals with disabilities and their family members and caregivers to appropriate services by providing information and referrals.
Provider:  Marin County, Department of Health and Human Services Office of Aging and Adult Services
Hours of operation for hotline:  8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday – Friday
(415) 473-INFO (4636),
Online Community Resource Guide

Legal Services

To ensure the rights and entitlements of older persons by providing legal services.

Provider: Legal Aid of Marin at (415) 492-0230.

Long Term Care Ombudsman

To ensure the rights and protection of older persons at risk for abuse, neglect or exploitation living in long-term care facilities.

Provider: Marin County, Department of Health and Human Services
Ombudsman Office at (415) 473-7446

Nutrition Services

To maintain or improve the nutritional health and social well-being of older persons through appropriate nutrition services, such as home delivered and congregate meals.

Rural Home-Delivered Meal Service Provider: West Marin Senior Services  (415) 663-8148

Central Marin Home-Delivered Meal Service Provider: Vivalon (415) 456-9062

Home-Delivered Meal Production Service Provider: Council on Aging  (707) 525-0143

Registry Services

To assist functionally impaired older adults to remain safely independent in their own homes.

Provider: Marin Center for Independent Living (415) 459-6245

Senior Center Activities

Services designed to enable older adults to attain and/or maintain physical and mental well-being such as recreation, music, creative arts, physical activity, education, and leadership development.

Central Marin Provider: Vivalon (415) 456-9062

Rural Marin Provider: San Geronimo Valley Community Center (415) 488-8888

Transportation Services

To provide transportation services to older persons in Marin County who need special assistance.

Provider:  Vivalon (415) 454-1098 Press 7.


To reduce isolation, assure safety, and provide socialization opportunities for older adults, who are frail, homebound and/or isolated.

Rural Visiting Provider: West Marin Senior Services (415) 663-8148