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Marin County, California Resources

The Division of Aging and Adult Services administers Adult Protective Services (APS). Anyone aged 18 to 64 who, because of their mental or physical disability is unable to effectively protect themselves against abuse or neglect, or anyone age of 65 or older, who is suspected of being abused or neglected, is eligible for Adult Protective Services without regard to income. If you suspect that an elderly or dependent adult is being abused or neglected, call Marin County Adult Protective Services, 24 hours/day. All calls are handled confidentially. If a request for Adult Protective Services is considered inappropriate, or if the victim refuses services, the intake social worker can provide consultation, information and referral to the caller. Adult Protective Services must keep confidential the name of the person who reported the suspicions.

Adult Protective Services social workers investigate and seek to correct situations of abuse and neglect. The social worker will offer the older or dependent adult a plan of services, using the least restrictive method of intervention. With the goal of enabling the person to live as safely and independently as possible, the Adult Protective Services social worker will coordinate services with available family, supportive friends and community resources.

If you suspect abuse in a long-term care facility, contact the Marin County Long-Term Care Ombudsman at 473-7446.

Adult Protective Services:

10 North San Pedro Rd Ste 1023
San Rafael, Ca  94903
Phone:  (415)457-INFO (4636)
Fax:  (415)473-6465
24 Hour Hotline:  (415)473-2774


Margaret Todd Senior Center
1560 Hill Rd
Novato, Ca  94947
Phone: (415)893-7940

Goldenaires Senior Citizens
618 B St
San Rafael, Ca 94901
Phone: (415)485-3348

Marin County Aging Division
10 N San Pedro Rd #1012
San Rafael, Ca 94903
Phone: (415)499-7396

Marin Meals-on-Wheels
1 Saint Vincent's Dr
San Rafael, Ca 94903
Phone: (415)507-4300

930 Tamalpais Ave
San Rafael, Ca
Phone: (415)456-9062

Terra Linda Senior Citizens
670 Del Ganado Rd
San Rafael, Ca 94903
Phone:  (415)485-3344

Marin City Senior Center
630 Drake Ave
Sausalito, Ca 94965
Phone: (415)332-9323

Veterans Services:

Need assistance getting enrolled into the VA healthcare system , managing your appointments or just a patient advocate contact your OIF/OEF Coordinator to help you navigate through the healthcare system. Search the OEF/OIF Team Locater.

Mental Health
The Veterans Health Administration (VHA) Mental Health Strategic Healthcare Group provides general inpatient psychiatric services at 132 medical centers as well as mental health outpatient services in 689 medical centers and community-based outpatient clinics. In addition, readjustment counseling services are available for veterans and their families at 209 Vet Centers across the nation.

Mental health services are available in primary care clinics, VA nursing homes, and residential care facilities where veterans receive health care. Veterans with a serious mental illness are seen at facilities and clinics where specialized programs, such as mental health intensive case management, day centers, work programs and psychosocial rehabilitation are provided.

The mental health website can be accessed at https://www.mentalhealth.va.gov. Information specific to PTSD can be found at : https://www.ptsd.va.gov/.

Legal Resources:

Bet Tzedek - The House of Justice

Marin County Sheriff's Office
3501 Civic Center Dr #145
San Rafael, Ca 94903
Phone: (415)473-7282

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