Sonoma Clean Power Informational Workshop

Sonoma Clean Power Informational Workshop

Sono­ma Clean Pow­er is a not-for-prof­it pub­lic agency offer­ing Sono­ma Coun­ty res­i­dents and busi­ness own­ers choice, local con­trol and­com­pet­i­tive­ly priced clean­er elec­tric­i­ty with few­er green­house gas emis­sions. Check out an infor­ma­tion­al...
Free Youth Employment Workshop Series

Free Youth Employment Workshop Series

FREE YOUTH EMPLOYMENT WORKSHOP SERIES — See POSTER WHEN: Octo­ber through Decem­ber, Wednes­days 4pm-5pm WHERE: At the WCCS offices, 16390 Main Street, Guerneville. FEATURED WORKSHOPS Resume Writ­ing Skills Octo­ber 26: Interview Skills Novem­ber 2...

A Word from Executive Director Tim Miller

In my four months with West Coun­ty Com­mu­ni­ty Ser­vices, I have been for­tu­nate to have the oppor­tu­ni­ty to vis­it our pro­grams, meet our paid and vol­un­teer staff and see the impact we are hav­ing in the community. Each sea­son seems to bring a dif­fer­ent...
The Work of the WCCS Agency

The Work of the WCCS Agency

What West Coun­ty Ser­vices offers in assis­tance for the dis­ad­van­taged in Employ­ment, Hous­ing, Men­tal Health and Coun­sel­ing for Youth, Seniors, the Chron­i­cal­ly Home­less, and Dis­abled is described in a new two-page brochure.  The brochure will be...
WCCS Housing Programs Outlined in New Brochure

WCCS Housing Programs Outlined in New Brochure

Read about West Coun­ty Com­mu­ni­ty Ser­vices hous­ing pro­grams, which include more than 100 liv­ing units and the Win­ter Home­less Shel­ter, described in the 2 page brochure...
WCCS Employment Programs Described in 2 Page Brochure

WCCS Employment Programs Described in 2 Page Brochure

Under the County’s Sono­ma­WORKS umbrel­la, WCCS admin­is­ters a two pronged pro­gram — Ini­tial Job Search (IJS) and Tar­get­ed Job Search (TJS) — to assist adults in wel­fare-to-work pro­grams.  WCCS also man­ages a pro­gram fund­ed by the State Depart­ment of...
WCCS Staff Meet to Report and to Plan

WCCS Staff Meet to Report and to Plan

West Coun­ty Com­mu­ni­ty Ser­vices staff gath­ers once a month to report to each oth­er on the work they are doing and to inform of plans, projects, events, activ­i­ties for which each of the divi­sions is respon­si­ble.     At the Empow­er­ment...
At the Empowerment Center

At the Empowerment Center

Ted Fox, the great home­less advo­cate, has passed away. The bridge is closed to cars, But there many inter­est­ing and help­ful activ­i­ties in the works at the Empow­er­ment Cen­ter this Octo­ber. You can read the news and a cal­en­dar of October’s activ­i­ties in...
Counseling Peer to Peer — Ch.1

Counseling Peer to Peer — Ch.1

By Christo­pher Oak Reinier After twen­ty-five years of work in the wine indus­try, Jen­ny Hel­man had earned a cer­tifi­cate as a Nutri­tion Con­sul­tant at the Bau­man Col­lege of Nutri­tion in Pen­ngrove. In doing that work she had enjoyed her expe­ri­ences with...
BBQ and Dancing at the Hoedown

BBQ and Dancing at the Hoedown

By Christo­pher Oak Reinier More than 50 mem­bers and guests attend­ed the Russ­ian Riv­er Senior Center’s annu­al Hoe­down Sat­ur­day, Sep­tem­ber 24th. They feast­ed on anoth­er leg­endary Bushkin Bar B Q, with Ron Red­mon and James Ful­mer offer­ing up their...