County of Marin Health and Human Services

Sam's House (Bolinas) & Sam's House North (Tomales)

Information on Service Adjustments During the COVID-19 Emergency

HHS is the County’s largest department with more than 700 employees who work at many sites throughout Marin. Many HHS offices have reopened with limited staffing to the public. Staff will continue to provide services remotely when possible for safety reasons, and residents in need of HHS services should consider conducting conversations over the phone or email when possible. Please call ahead if you have an appointment or require in-person assistance.

  • Adult Protective Services: (415) 473-2774.
  • Skilled Nursing/Assisted Living Ombudsman: (415) 473-7446.
  • Child Protective Services: (415) 473-7153.
  • Public Assistance Call Center (Medi-Cal, CalFresh, CalWorks): 1 (877) 410-8817.
  • General Relief: (415) 473-3450.
  • Behavioral Health and Recovery Services Access Line: 1 (888) 818-1115.
  • For information on resources and services specifically for older adults (persons 60+), persons with disabilities and family caregivers, call (415) 57-INFO (415) 457-4636 or email
  • HHS created a phone hotline, (415) 473-7191 (CRS 711), and an online contact form, for residents to contact staff with questions or concerns about the virus and about the county and community response. The call center is open from 9:30 a.m. to noon and 1 to 5 p.m. weekdays, and interpreter services are available.
  • Dial 711 for CA Relay Service (link is external)


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Sam's House (Bolinas) & Sam's House North (Tomales)

A quiet house tucked away off Wharf Road, Sam’s House is a one minute walk to stores and restaurants. The house is built on one level and set in a beautiful flower garden with views of Mt. Tamalpais from the deck. Suitable for non-ambulatory residents over 60 years of age. We help residents to maintain their independence with high quality care, in a family home setting. We have a complete nutrition management system and individual designed care program to meet all needs. Bolinas Family Practice is close by and is very willing to make house calls when required. Regular weekly outings for lunch, picnics, or participation at functions in the nearby Community Centre or Library. Sam’s House offers care for residents who do not want to live alone or who have Cognitive Impairment. Respite care, private and semi- private accommodations are available. 24 hour Staffed Care High Quality Care Complete Nutrition Management Individual Care Plan Family House Setting Cognitive Impairment 6 Beds non Ambulatory Regular Manageable Outings


(415) 868-2866



38 Wharf Road
Bolinas, CA 94924