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Call our office for advocacy-related concerns: (707) 526-4108

Toll Free 24-Hour Crisis Line:
(800) 231-4024

Ombudsman for the County of Sonoma are a vital component of long term care services.  We provide a voice for vulnerable seniors who may feel overwhelmed, fearful or ashamed to communicate problems of abuse and neglect, be it physical, sexual, emotional, verbal or financial. 

Ombudsman provide the following services to those living in Sonoma County nursing homes, assisted living facilities and residential care homes:

  • Advocate for residents’ rights
  • Investigate complaints on behalf of residents in long term care facilities
  • Act to protect vulnerable residents from abuse and neglect
  • Safeguard clients rights to privacy by protecting confidential information
  • Provide long term care placement information and assistance
  • Educate the community about residents’ rights
  • Present to community groups and organizations  about the role of Ombudsman in senior advocacy and long term care. 
1148
# of abuse reports to Ombusman (2021)

There is no other agency doing the work for seniors that the Ombudsman are doing.

Kathy, LTCO Manager during Zoom conference

Meet the staff Ombudsman

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Debi

Annette

Judy

Janette

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Ruth

Crista

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