Resources
Read our community guide, annual report, and latest issue of Stone Soup and explore a rich index of local organizations who contribute to our community.

Rentals

The Community Center rents out its facilities for all kinds of events including classes, workshops, weddings, private parties, band rehearsals and more. The Center has several different interior and outside spaces and also has a prep kitchen available. Our rental rates are some of the most reasonably priced in Marin.

For more information about rentals call Poko Giacomini at (415) 488-8888 x250 or email rentals@sgvcc.org

Community Organizations

IN SPIRIT

IN SPIRIT assists quadriplegics in receiving the attendant care and other essential services they need to live independently and safely in their homes. It serves quadriplegics throughout Marin County and provides grants for attendant care, adaptive equipment, peer support and resource information.

415-488-0477
LEAP - Lagunitas Schools Foundation

LEAP is the Lagunitas School District’s non-profit, all volunteer, fundraising foundation. LEAP bridges the gap where state and federal funding falls short to give our children art, music, garden, Spanish, instructional aides, assemblies, field trips and more!

Rotary Club of West Marin

The Rotary Club of West Marin is one of over 34,000 clubs worldwide.  Members are a global network of business, professional & community lead­ers volunteering time and talents to serve their communities and the world. Each club is autonomous, non-governmental, non-political & non-religious.

Safe Routes to Schools (SR2S)

The mission of Safe Routes to Schools is to increase the number of children walking and biking to school through education, engineering and law enforcement.

415-226-0815
Two Valleys Community Land Trust

The Two Valleys Community Land Trust aims to create, preserve, and manage affordable housing in the San Geronimo Valley and beyond.

415-488-4890
San Geronimo Valley Lions

Since 1958 the Lions have helped to make our Valley a better place to live and work by participating in community events and contributing to local organizations. Our projects include annual blood drives, Food Bank donations, Christmas in April, and Recycle for Sight. We raise money by hosting an annual crab feed and auction, and we co-host the Fourth of July Dickson Country Fun Day and Parade.

SGV Stewards

The San Geronimo Valley Stewards work to represent property owners in restoring our creeks through collaborative volunteer efforts.

San Geronimo Valley Emergency Readiness Group – VERG

The San Geronimo Valley Emergency Readiness Group (VERG) organizes and educates people in the San Geronimo Valley to prepare for and respond to emergencies.  We create, maintain, train and deploy volunteer teams with with Marin County Fire Department during and after a disaster.

Woodacre Garden Club

The Garden Club is open to everyone with an interest in gardening. We landscape and maintain the bus shelters and com­mon areas of Woodacre. You are welcome to join in garden tours, seminars, seed and plant exchanges, and social gatherings.

415-488-9536
Woodacre Improvement Club

The Woodacre Improvement Club (WIC)is a private membership-supported nonprofit center. Facilities include a pools, tennis courts, ball field, gym, yoga room, volleyball sandpit, basketball courts and children’s playground.

415-488-0708

Health & Social Services Organizations

Coastal Health Alliance

Rooted in West Marin, the Coastal Health Alliance (CHA) is committed to providing quality, comprehensive primary health care services to all. CHA operates Community Health Centers in Point Reyes Station, Bolinas, and Stinson Beach (see locations below). CHA provides (bi-lingual) primary care, including medical, dental and behavioral health services; accepts Medi-Cal, Medicare and most major forms of insurance, including Kaiser Permanente; and offers a sliding fee scale for those of limited income.

415-663-8666
San Geronimo Valley Emergency Fund

The SGV Emergency Fund provides financial respite to qualifying individuals with hardship due to unforeseen circumstances. It assists Valley residents with needs not covered by other county agencies.  The disbursement committee decides awards on a case-by-case basis.

415-488-1906
Valley Toys and Joys

Valley Toys and Joys is a local non-profit founded by Grace Tolson and her family members at the Dickson Ranch. This program is designed to provide local San Geronimo and Nicasio children ages two years old through 8th grade with three holiday wishes.

415-488-0454
West Marin Community Mediation

West Marin Community Mediation is an independent non-profit organization of trained, volunteer mediators providing free conflict resolution services to anyone living or working in West Marin.  

415-868-3032
West Marin Senior Services

For over 40 years WMSS has helped older adults remain safe with dignity in West Marin by providing a range of in-home, assisted living, and community services for persons 60+ years that fosters independence and participation in our community.

415-663-8148

Environmental Organizations

Environmental Action Committee of West Marin (EAC)

Since 1971, EAC has remained engaged in the protection of West Marin’s unique lands, waters and biodiversity through advocacy, engagement and education.

415-663-9312
River Otter Ecology Project

The River Otter Ecology Project engages the public in supporting conservation and restoration by linking river otter recovery to the health of our watersheds through education, research, and community science.

Salmon Protection and Watershed Network (SPAWN)

SPAWN works to protect endangered salmon in the Lagunitas Watershed and the environment. SPAWN’s mission includes grassroots action, habitat restoration, policy development, research and monitoring, citizen training, environmental education, and strategic litigation.

415-663-8590
San Geronimo Valley Planning Group

We are the oldest environmental organization in the Valley serving the community and are all-volunteer. We played a major role in the development of the 1977 Community Plan that guides us in advocating our mission to protect and preserve the Valley’s natural resources and village rural character.

Wilderness Way

Wilderness Way is an environmental organization serving the Lagunitas School District and community. The Valley’s creeks and preserves provide opportunities for hands on experiences that create a deep understanding and lifetime connection to the Valley environment that surrounds where students live.

415-488-1964

Faith-Based Organizations

Gan Halev, the Jewish Congregation of the San Geronimo Valley

We come together in community to celebrate Jewish life, to worship, educate, and socialize, and to share and explore our religious and cultural heritage. Membership in Gan Halev involves a desire to participate in a vital community and a commitment to make this unique community continue to thrive and grow. We gather for High Holidays, Shabbats and Jewish holiday celebrations throughout the year

415-488-4524
St. Cecilia’s Catholic Church, Lagunitas, St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Nicasio

Operating as one parish, St. Cecilia’s of Lagunitas and St. Mary’s of Nicasio serve their own community in many ways with Sunday, holy day, and week­day Masses, religious education classes, and local food and Christmas toy drives.

415-488-9799
San Geronimo Community Presbyterian Church

The church offers Christian service, praise music, hospitality, and weekly events.  They welcome people with varied life experiences, different faith stories–newcomers and long-time residents, children, youth, families, singles, and seniors; occasional visitors and committed members.

415-488-9318
Spirit Rock Meditation Center

Spirit Rock Meditation Center, commonly called Spirit Rock, is a meditation center in Woodacre. It focuses on the teachings of the Buddha as presented in the Vipassana, or Insight Meditation, tradition. It offers a range of ongoing classes, daylong and residential retreats.

415-488-0164

San Geronimo Valley Preschool Organizations

Garden’s Nest

Garden’s Nest is a home based Waldorf inspired preschool in Woodacre for children 2 - 8 years old.

San Geronimo Childcare Center

The San Geronimo Childcare Center is a year-round Childcare Center that serves up to 24 children a day from 18 months to 5 years old.

415-488-4655
West Marin Montessori

West Marin Montessori is located on the Lagunitas School Campus. The school offers children ages 2.5 to 6 years old an opportunity to explore and learn in a hands on, nurturing Montessori environment.

Youth Sports Organizations

West Marin Youth Soccer League

WMYSL is the designated California Youth Soccer Association affiliated League for the San Anselmo/Fairfax, San Geronimo Valley/Nicasio, Point Reyes/Inverness, and Bolinas/Stinson Beach areas. Teams in our League come from West Marin communities that have wonderful soccer fields and local support.  

West Marin Little League

West Marin Little League offers an exciting and fun co-ed instructional league for kids ages 5 to 14 with both a Spring Season (March-June) and a Fall Ball Season (July-August). The League welcomes players throughout West Marin from San Anselmo to Pt. Reyes.

CYO Basketball

St. Cecilia’s Catholic Church in Lagunitas sponsors the CYO basketball programs for San Geronimo and Nicasio. The program is open to boys and girls in the 4th through 8th grades. Practices start the first week of November. Games begin the first weekend of January and end the second week of March.

Nicasio Organizations

Halleck Creek Ranch

For 40 years Halleck Creek Ranch has used the powerful therapeutic benefits available through horseback riding in nature to create a better quality of life for children and adults with disabilities, and for the people who care for them.

415-555-1212
The Nicasio Disaster Council

In the event of a major disaster in the area, such as an earthquake or wildland fire, our community may need to be self-reliant for several days or more. To that end the Nicasio Volunteer Fire Department has created a Disaster Council and adopted a comprehensive Disaster Plan.

Nicasio Disaster Council (NDC)

Like other communities in West Marin, Nicasio has a disaster plan; it has been developed by the Nicasio Disaster Council in conjunction with the Nicasio Volunteer Fire Department and West Marin Emergency Services.

Nicasio Historical Society Museum on the Nicasio Town Square

The Nicasio Historial Society is non-profit with archives consisting of photographs, documents, written and recorded material relating to life in Nicasio during the past century and a half. It's mission is to research, document, preserve, share, and celebrate the rich history of the Nicasio Valley.

Nicasio Land Owners Association

The Nicasio Land Owner's Association's mission is to aid in the preservation of the beauty of the Nicasio area and assist with future development so that the area develops in a pleasing manner.

Nicasio Land Preserve

The Nicasio Land Preserve (NLP) is a charitable corporation under the umbrella of the NLOA.  The NLP conducts specialized efforts of land and land rights acquisition.  The NLP gives the NLOA and the Nicasio Valley a focused tool for preserving key features of Nicasio.

Nicasio School District

Nicasio School serves approximately 50-60 students in grades TK-8. Nicasio School belongs to one of the few remaining single-school public school districts in Marin. The district itself was established in 1866 with the first Nicasio schoolhouse constructed in 1867.

Nicasio School Foundation

The Nicasio School Foundation (NSF), an all-volunteer, non-profit 501(c)(3) organization, was established in 1996 by a group of parents who were committed to maintaining essential enrichment programming that had disappeared out of California public school budgets.

Nicasio Volunteer Fire Department (NVFD)

For over 65 years the NVFD has been dedicated to maintaining a well-staffed, well-trained and well-equipped all-volunteer fire department that is united to assist the Nicasio community in times of need.