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Cal-Fresh (eligibility & application assistance)

Cal-Fresh (eligibility & application assistance)

Friday, June 7 & June 21, 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.

The Economics of Climate Change

The Economics of Climate ChangeWednesday, June 19; 10:00am-11:30am; Free: Registration Required

There is increasing consensus that Climate Change is an issue in need of a solution.  There are a variety of solutions available, the problem is figuring out which one is the most efficient. Economists have been working hard to determine what policy approach will meet emission reduction targets at the lowest possible cost.  Chief among these are cap and trade and a carbon fee.  Dr. Haveman will discuss the economics of climate change and help to provide an understanding of the relative merits of different policy options, from an economic perspective.

Whistlestop Welcomes ClearCaptions

Whistlestop Welcomes ClearCaptionsTuesday, June 25; 11:00am-12:00pm; Free; Registration Required

Please join your local ClearCaptions Title IV ADA Specialist, Stan Dennison of Petaluma for an informative conversation. We will be discussing qualifications and how to receive a NO COST caption phone if you struggle with hearing on the phone.

The Value of Advance Medical Directives

The Value of Advance Medical DirectivesWednesday, June 26, 10:00 am-11:15am; Free; Registration required

Join Teresa Tooker, Provider Relations Liaison at Hospice by the Bay, for a presentation about the benefits of having an Advance Medical Directive and the importance of conversations with loved ones about end-of-life care.

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.

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+. Volunteer lawyers offer estate planning 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.

 

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.

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.