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About WMCS

WMCS supports programs and services that ensure the well-being of individuals and families in West Marin. Self-sufficiency, human dignity, and social justice are the values that guide our efforts

About: West Marin Community Services (WMCS) is the central hub for a diverse range of services that support our neighbors in West Marin. We could not be prouder of our contributions to West Marin’s everchanging needs. For more than 40 years, we have provided critical support in many forms – supplying food, clothing, household items, and much more to community members in need.
Eligible recipients of services are residents in the areas of West Marin such as:

  • Stinson Beach
  • Muir Beach
  • Bolinas
  • Olema
  • San Geronimo Valley (Lagunitas, Forest Knolls, Woodacre, etc)
  • Point Reyes Station
  • Inverness
  • Marshall
  • Dillon Beach
  • Tomales

Mission: WMCS supports programs and services that ensure the well-being of individuals and families in West Marin. Self-sufficiency, human dignity, and social justice are the values that guide our efforts.

Goals:

  1. Provide timely funding and other support (including food, clothing, emergency assistance, and direct services) to individuals and families who are unable to find assistance through other means.
  2. Partner with county-wide agencies and other resource programs to serve the needs of West Marin.
  3. Operate programs to address unmet needs and respond to changing needs of the community.
    1. West Marin Community Thrift Store
      1. Distribute 100% of profits back to the community, 50% through grants and loans to residents and nonprofits, and 50% through services provided by the West Marin Community Resource Center
      2. Support students and families through early childhood and college scholarships
      3. Recycle clothing and household items back into the community at affordable prices
    2. West Marin Community Resource Center programs
        Food pantry

      1. Case management
      2. Emergency assistance
      3. Youth Services/Programs
      4. Community activities such as Waterdogs Swim Class, Christmas Holiday Gift Program
      5. Latino Engagement Program, Abriendo Caminos
      6. COVID-19 and Disaster Resources
    3. Fiscal services to local agencies and projects whose purpose is consistent with the mission of West Marin Community Services.

Principal Staff

Socorro Romo

Executive Director

Madeline Hope

Director of Youth Services

Elizabeth Max

Executive Assistant

Alma Sanchez

Food Pantry Program Manager

Yareli Cervantes

Emergency & Community Programs Manager

Judith Bravo

Abriendo Caminos Program Manager

Diane Dakin

Thrift Store Manager & Human Resources Manager

Seamus Tomkins

Special Projects Coordinator & Youth Program Assistant

Executive Board

Larry Enos

President

Ed Chiera

Vice President

Bill Steele

Treasurer

Sarah Cane

Secretary

Jim Pellegin

Board Member

Ashley Dumbra

Board Member

Lee Giammona

Board Member

Evan Wilhelm

Board Member

Advisory Board

Angeli Sacheli

Carlos Porrata

Chris Reding

Cindy B. Mann

Cindy Ohama

Debbie Daly

Denise Brown

Dolores Gonzales

Gary Ireland

Gina Kutchins

Imelda Macias

Jeff Felix

Kate Levinson

Kris Brown

Mark Dowie

Mark Switzer

Martha Howard

Mattie Ivy-Leeds

Melanie Stone

Steve Costa

Nancy Hemmingway

Pamela Campe

Wendy Friefeld

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