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 workshop to learn more about...
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 Independent Living...

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 focus: summertime...
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 available soon at the...
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 Center,  a new women’s group...
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 the...
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 Seniors, and...
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 old-timey...