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Cal-Fresh (eligibility & application assistance)

Cal-Fresh (eligibility & application assistance)

Friday, April 5 & April 19; 10:00am-12:00pm; No fee; Call Cal-Fresh/SF Marin Food Bank for assistance: 415-697-7411

The Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program, Cal-Fresh, provides qualified applicants with an EBT card to use at participating grocery stores and farmers’ markets.

Healthy Aging Workshop

Healthy Aging Workshop

Thursday, April 18; 12:30pm-2:00pm; No fee; Registration required

Are you interested in evaluating and improving your health? Join Wells Whitney, Board Member of the Buck Institute for a presentation of his healthy aging scorecard. Dr. Whitney will help you evaluate and identify the areas where you can improve your health and your life.

SSI & CalFresh Opportunity Presentation

SSI & CalFresh Opportunity PresentationTuesday, April 23; 11:00am-12:00pm; Free; Registration encouraged

Do you have questions about CalFresh? Do you have questions about the SF-Marin Food Bank? Join Thalia Diaz, Alexandra Danino & Mercedes King to learn about the changes that have happened with SSI recipients and their eligibility for CalFresh benefits.

Getting the Most out of Your Social Security

Getting the Most out of Your Social SecurityWednesday, April 24; 10:00am-11:15am; No Fee; Registration required

Filing for Social Security benefits requires an understanding of Social Security’s complex rules. Join Mike Zaidlin, founder of Madrone Investment Advisory LLC, who will discuss Social Security benefits, issues and impacts in an informative presentation at Whistlestop.

Victim-Witness Assistance

Victim-Witness Assistance

2nd & 4th Thursdays, 9am-Noon; No Fee

Advocate Yolanda Johnson from the District Attorney’s office answers questions, provides information, and connects you to resources. For more information, please call 415-473-6450.

Too Much Stuff?

Too Much Stuff?

Tues; 3-4pm; No fee; Monthly registration

Do you or someone you love struggle with TMS (Too Much Stuff)? Join this positive support group, led by facilitator Sue Zee Poinsett, as they discuss the challenges of dealing with TMS and open a dialogue about hoarding awareness. Learn how to help yourself or family members with this common and very serious problem.

Nutrition Consultations NEW

Nutrition Consultations NEW

By Appointment Only; Monday-Friday, 9:30am-3:30pm

Schedule a 30 minute session with our in-house Nutritionist, Sophia Osotio. Discuss your nutrition related concerns or questions. Enjoy our new Whistlestop Member perk! Schedule an appointment with Sophia at (415) 456-9062 ext. 115.

Senior Circle in partnership with Hospice by the Bay

Senior Circle in partnership with Hospice by the Bay

First Wednesday of the Month starting April 3; 10:00am-11:30am

With an open heart and an open mind, please join LCSW, Jill Cordova-Holt as our new Senior Circle facilitator. Sometimes we all need a little support when it comes to aging gracefully and leading ourselves through some emotional support.

Free Legal Consultation

Free Legal Consultation

Thursday, By Appointment Only; call 415-459-6700

Legal Aid of Marin provides free 30-minute legal consultations for Marin County residents who are 60+. Local volunteer lawyers offer general advice, explain legal options and rights, and recommend referrals to attorneys who have expertise in your particular area of concern.

Citizenship Prep Class

Citizenship Prep Class

Resuming Week of February 4 – May 8; Wednesdays; 3:30pm-4:45pm

Fee: Sign up before February 1 and get a $5 discount $35/$40; after February 4 pay full price $40/$45

Naturalization is the process to voluntarily become a U.S. citizen if you were born outside of the United States. In general, you may be eligible if you can show continuous U.S. residence for three to five years, are at least 18 years old, and demonstrate good moral character and loyalty to the U.S. Constitution. If you are currently studying for your Citizenship Exam and need additional support, join us for our weekly class.

 

Multicultural Senior Program

Multicultural Senior Program

Wednesdays, 11am-12pm; $3 suggested donation; Offsite location: Albert J. Boro Community Center/Pickleweed, 50 Canal Street.

Join us for a weekly gathering to socialize and learn something new. Nutritious lunch catered by Good Earth from 12-1 pm.