• North Bay Chapter – Marin and Sonoma

    Meeting Place

    Aldersly, Hendrix Hall
    326 Mission Ave.
    San Rafael, CA 94901

    Located 0.4 miles east of the San Rafael SMART Station, Downtown Bus Terminal and 101 Freeway; 2 blocks north of Whole Foods and Montecito Plaza.

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    When Do We Meet?

    January-May and September-November
    Second Thursday of each month, 6:30-8:30 pm

    No meetings in June or July

    August, weekend off-site summer picnic
    December, weekend holiday potluck party


    Walking from SMART Station or Bus Terminal, downtown San Rafael:
    Third or Fourth St, go under freeway, turn left at Mary St, dead ends at Aldersly.
    Public transit information: www.511.org

    Driving from north of San Rafael:
    Highway 101 South to Central San Rafael, exit 452.
    Turn left at first light onto Mission Ave; follow to Aldersly.

    Driving from south of San Rafael:
    Highway 101 North to Central San Rafael, exit 452.
    Continue straight onto Irwin St.
    Turn right on Mission Ave. to Aldersly.


    Street parking

    Assistive Listening Devices

    Hearing loop available


    Our meetings are fun, friendly, informative, and remarkably effective. There is always time for questions, and for discussing your problems with other members, who often have personal experiences they will be glad to share with you. Please come and join us! Our meetings are free and everyone is welcome.



    Information ⋅ Education ⋅ Support ⋅ Advocacy and Fun!

    Evening meeting format:
    6:30-7:30 pm, Speaker Presentation
    7:30-7:45 pm, Break
    7:45–8:30 pm, HLAA HOPE Support Group (Hearing Other People's Experiences)

    You are welcome to come for both parts, or for the speaker or HOPE program only


    Leadership: Sara Oser, Donn Nisja and Tawna Cooley
    Treasurer: Sarah Rose