Community and Neighborhood Groups

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Find out about existing neighborhood associations, Homeowner's Associations, and community groups. Follow links to check out how different neighborhoods are organizing online and join in on the conversation.

To add your community or neighborhood group's information to this page, please fill out this form and we will review your submission! Please also include photos of your neighborhood group in action!


Citywide Community Groups

  • Concerned Citizens for Santa Rosa is a public interest group formed in 1986 to promote good planning and open government. Partners with similar groups such as Santa Rosa Together. Contact: Anne Seeley
  • Historical Society of Santa Rosa - engages the community in preserving and appreciating the City's past and focusing on Santa Rosa's vast history. For more information, please email Staci Pastis, President.
  • Santa Rosa Together is a diverse and non-partisan citywide group of volunteers working together to increase citizen engagement, and improve the way they work together in the city. For more information, please visit the Santa Rosa Together Facebook page or their Google Blog. Co-Chairmen: Lawrence Lehr and Pat Kuta

Downtown/Core

  • Burbank Gardens: This association encourages neighborhood participation by working to maintain the historic value, beauty, safety, and diversity of the neighborhood. President: Bob Ruiz
  • Greater Cherry Street Neighborhood Association: A group of residents and business people emanating from the Cherry Street Historic District throughout Santa Rosa's downtown core. Working for a cleaner, healthier community by coordinating beautification, public art, and safety programs. Contact: Eric Fraser, Community Organizer.
  • Junior College Neighborhood Association: This association is organized by residents who want to reach out to their neighbors and build community. Please find us on Nextdoor or send us an email!
  • Ridgeway Historic Neighborhood Association: This neighborhood community is focused on safety, historic significance, resident relationships, and greeting new neighbors. Chair: Maxwell Wilmarth, email: ridgwayhistoricna@gmail.com. Ridgway Historic NA can also be found on social media: FacebookFacebook GroupGoogle +Twitter, and Instagram

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  • St. Rose Historic District: This downtown neighborhood is filled with historic homes dating from 1872-1940s.
  • West End Neighborhood: This downtown neighborhood association is dedicated to providing neighborhood input to City officials regarding development, crime prevention, street conditions, lighting, preservation, and revitalization. President: Lea Barron-Thomas. Email
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North

Northeast

  • Edgewood Farms: Developed in the early 1950s, the Edgewood Farms neighborhood consists of mainly mid-century ranch-style homes. Nestled above and adjacent to Howarth Park and Spring Lake, this walkable neighborhood hosts yearly potlucks and a community fruit share.
  • Fountaingrove II: This association responsibly manages its wildlife urban interface as a scenic treasure, balancing preservation of a self-sustainable environment of native vegetation and habitat with the concerns of fire safety.
  • Fountaingrove Ranch Master Association: This association is committed to the preservation of the Fountaingrove Ranch neighborhood. 
  • Lomita Heights Neighborhood Association: This association exists to provide information and assistance to all Lomita Heights residents on matters of general interest, especially with regards to safety. COPE Leader: Ken Howe
  • Oakmont Village: This is a homeowners association dedicated to residents living in Oakmont.
  • Paulin Creek Neighborhood Association: The Paulin Creek Neighborhood Association's mission is to protect the natural resources of the Paulin Creek preserve, while forming positive relationships with neighbors to beautify, safeguard, and create a vibrant neighborhood community. For more information visit the Friends of Paulin Creek Preserve Facebook page, or send an email!
Northwest
  • Former Francisco Avenue Association: A community of neighbors residing on, or in close proximity to Francisco Avenue, who share an interest in the past, present, and future of the avenue along which we live. Although a majority of our addresses are classified "Unincorporated Sonoma County," our properties, and daily lives, are directly affected and impacted by the decisions and actions of the City of Santa Rosa (SR 3-97). Email
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South

Southeast

  • Bennett Valley: This neighborhood association encompasses Bennett Valley with special focus on energy efficiency, the Southeast Greenway Campaign, beautification, and safety. President: Susan Briski
  • Bennett Valley Vision: This all-volunteer group is dedicated to making Bennett Valley an even nicer place to live with annual clean-ups and adopted beautification projects. To find information on where this year's cleanups will be, please send an email!
  • Santa Rosa Southeast Greenway: This community-based project was created to develop a greenway on the stretch of open space that links Spring Lake to Highway 12 at Farmers Lane based on principles of sustainability. Email: info@SouthwestGreenway.org 

Southwest