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Scam Speak: Skimming, Smishing, Spoofing, and Spear-Phishing – Entering the New World of Scams

Scam Speak: Skimming, Smishing, Spoofing, and Spear-Phishing – Entering the New World of ScamsWed, July 31, 10-11:15am; Free; Reservations required

You may have heard terms like phishing and skimming, but what exactly do these words mean in the world of scams? And, more importantly, how do we protect ourselves from these schemes? Join Kristina Warcholski at Whistlestop to learn tips on avoiding computer tech support scams, investment schemes, online dating scams, rental affinity fraud and more.

Cal-Fresh (eligibility & application assistance)

Cal-Fresh (eligibility & application assistance)

Mondays, August 5, 12, 19, & 26

Fridays, August 2, August 16 & August 30 10:00am-1:00pm; Free; Drop-in

The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, CalFresh, provides qualified applicants with an EBT card to use at participating grocery stores and farmer’s markets.

Victim-Witness Assistance

Victim-Witness Assistance

Thursdays, August 8 & August 22; 9:00am-12:00pm; 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.

Healthy Aging Workshop

Healthy Aging Workshop

Thursday, August 22; 1:30pm-3:00pm; Free; 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.

The Importance of Financial Caregiving

The Importance of Financial CaregivingWednesday, August 28, 10:00am-11:15am, Free, Registration required

Join Vicki Clarke for an informative presentation on financial planning and creating a plan that maintains your privacy, conveys your wishes, and provides instruction appropriately.

Employment Support Services for Women 50 yrs. and Older at the YWCAFifty Program

Employment Support Services for Women 50 yrs. and Older at the YWCAFifty ProgramTuesday, September 10; 11:00am-12:00pm; Free; Registration Required

Come hear all about the YWCA50+ Program designed specifically for women 50 yrs. and older! Are you interested in working part-time, full-time, temp or would you like to become an entrepreneur?  Do you need to brush up on your computer skills? Attend this workshop to learn about the Free YWCAFiftyPlus Program for women 50 yrs. and older. We offer several AARP Work for Yourself@50+ Workshop open to men and women several times per year. Learn more about this amazing free YWCA program by attending this informative presentation.

Free Legal Consultation

Free Legal Consultation

Thursday, by appointment only, call 415-457-6700

Legal Aid of Marin provides free 30-minute consultations for Marin County residents who are 60+. Volunteer trusts and estates lawyers give limited scope consultations on trust and estates; wills; trust administration; Health Care Directives; Powers of Attorney; and some related real estate matters.

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.

 

Too Much Stuff?

Too Much Stuff?

Group meetings will be on a short break starting Tuesday, August 6. The group will resume on Tuesday, September 3.

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.

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.