Crisis Walk In Clinic: MFT Associate

Position Title: Crisis Walk In Clinic: MFT Associate Reports to: Director of Counseling and Behavioral Health FLSA Status:  Non-Exempt; part-time (10-12 hrs/wk) Apply to: Christy.Davila@westcountyservices.org General Description: This position provides therapeutic...

School Clinician

Position Title: School Clinician Reports to: Director of Counseling and Behavioral Health FLSA Status:  Non-Exempt; part-time 6 hours per week Apply to: Christy.Davila@westcountyservices.org General Description: This position provides school therapy services in the...

Drug & Alcohol Prevention & Intervention Counselor

Position Title: Drug & Alcohol Prevention & Intervention Counselor Reports to: Director of Counseling and Behavioral Health FLSA Status:  Non-Exempt; part-time or full time Apply to: Christy.Davila@westcountyservices.org General Description: This position...
Park Village Wish List

Park Village Wish List

We have purchased a new community building for our homeless housing project in Sebastopol, Park Village. It will be used to provide a meeting room, community center, computer and training facility, and an office for our Case Manager. We could use your help in...

Winter Shelter Staff

West County Community Services is currently recruiting for Winter Shelter Staff (Shelter Shift Supervisors, Shelter Shift Aides, and Shelter Shift Aide On-Call) for our Winter Shelter Shelter scheduled to open Dec 1, 2018, through the end of March 2019. There will be...
Senior Peer Counseling

Senior Peer Counseling

  John is a volunteer Senior Peer Counselor in Sonoma County. He gives us a quick description of the program, and talks about how it helps both clients and volunteers, and builds community. Here’s more information about this WCCS...
National Suicide Prevention Week

National Suicide Prevention Week

September 9 – 15 is National Suicide Prevention Week, to spread awareness about the warning signs of suicide and to offer support to those who have lost someone to suicide. About 75 Sonoma County residents die by suicide each year. This devastating number does...
Walk-in Crisis Counseling in Guerneville

Walk-in Crisis Counseling in Guerneville

Christy  Davila has news about a new walk-in crisis counseling program in Guerneville, from WCCS and Kaiser. Funded by a grant from Kaiser, this program makes free, in-person crisis counseling available on a first-come, first serve walk-in basis. Services are...
Dorothy Vyenielo

Dorothy Vyenielo

Our dear friend and colleague, Dorothy Vyenielo, passed away peacefully on 6/22/18. She lived 90+ years on this planet and her gifts to the world were many. We were blessed to have her volunteering with our Senior Peer Counseling program for over 20 years. Her feisty...
Sheds for Hope

Sheds for Hope

Here are a few photos of our CCP Crisis Counselors building Sheds for Hope in Santa Rosa this week. 100 sheds were built for people who lost their homes. CCP is a FEMA-funded program to help folks impacted by last year’s...
WCCS Podcast – Speaking of Death

WCCS Podcast – Speaking of Death

Roger Coryell interviews Tess Lorraine, who facilitates “Speaking of Death” cafes at Russian River Senior Center, on the first Tuesday of each month at 3 p.m.
Congrats to Peer Counseling Grads

Congrats to Peer Counseling Grads

Congratulations to our 9 new Senior Peer Counselors who graduated on May 1st, 2018! We recruit and train seniors as peer counselors to work with other seniors who are struggling with issues of aging and need support in navigating the many challenges and transitions...
Senior Spotlight: Dotty Ruppert

Senior Spotlight: Dotty Ruppert

By Mary Bowers Dottie was born in 1938 in Brooklyn to Dorothy and John Comer, both of Irish-Catholic descent. She had three younger (thankfully…gave her a fighting chance!) brothers…2 years, 5 years and 6.5 years younger, respectively. The youngest sadly...
Spring Cleaning Day at Park Village

Spring Cleaning Day at Park Village

Park Village, our housing community in Sebastopol, is organizing a spring clean-up day for April 28, and recruiting volunteers. It’s part of Sebastopol’s city-wide “lend a hand” day. Park Village is providing mobile home options to those who would...
Project Nourish – New Senior Center Kitchen

Project Nourish – New Senior Center Kitchen

Please Donate Today The WCCS board voted last week to finalize plans for Project Nourish, building a full-featured commercial kitchen at the West County Senior Resource Center. This project will accomplish the following: An expanded kitchen, including commercial...