Youth Link → CareerPoint

If you follow PPSC’s youth employment program on social media, you might have noticed our usernames and avatars gradually changing over the past week. What once was Youth Link is now CareerPoint (okay, @CareerPointPPSC if you want to be exact) on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. What hasn’t changed yet will be updated soon. It’s out with the old and in […]

February 7th, 2018|Employment|Comments Off on Youth Link → CareerPoint|

Oop-oop Alley-Oop oop – 27th Annual PPSC Rock N Bowl

There’s a man in the funny papers we all know…He lives ‘way back a long time…Well, this cat’s name is-a Alley-Oop. 
Join Alley-Oop and Petaluma People Services Center at this years Rock N Bowl as we celebrate 44 years of programing. It is simple and fun to join this iconic fundraiser.  Put together a team, invite your friends, family and co-workers to […]

January 29th, 2018|Counseling, Employment, Featured, Housing, iRIDE, Petaluma Bounty, Seniors, Serving Families, Volunteers|Comments Off on Oop-oop Alley-Oop oop – 27th Annual PPSC Rock N Bowl|

Growing up is not the same as becoming an adult…..

…join our team at PPSC and help youth in our community become the adults they imagine.

There is a demographic of young people nationwide, and in Sonoma and  Marin County who are forced to muddle through as best they can. Petaluma People Services Center (PPSC) recognizes them as “disconnected youth,” young adults between the ages of 16 and 24 who are […]

January 10th, 2018|Employment|Comments Off on Growing up is not the same as becoming an adult…..|

Opportunity Fair Volunteers Needed – July 26, 2016

The Sonoma County Youth Ecology Corps hosted in Southern Sonoma County by Petaluma People Services Center invites Chamber members to volunteer at the Opportunity Fair at the end of the month. More about the program can be found at:

The youth in this program, their energy, enthusiasm and appreciation are a reminder of the incredible value of this program to […]

July 13th, 2016|Counseling, Employment, Serving Families|Comments Off on Opportunity Fair Volunteers Needed – July 26, 2016|

Are you 16 to 24 years old and looking for a job?

Petaluma People Services Center YouthLink and the Sonoma County Youth Ecology Corps is a program looking for young people who want to earn money while working outside and learning about the environment.   Flyers in Spanish and English are attached, please share with any one ages 16 to 24 in the South County Area, they can contact PPSC at 707-765-8488 […]

May 18th, 2016|Employment, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Are you 16 to 24 years old and looking for a job?|

Tackling Tough Skills added to the Portfolio of Model Upstream Programs

Social Advocates for youth submitted an application to the Portfolio of Model Upstream Programs on behalf of partners Petaluma People Services Center, West County Community Services and The Center for Social and Environmental Stewardship. The agencies provide Sonoma County YouthLink services to youth ages 16 – 24.  Tackling the Tough Skills™: A Curriculum Building Skills for Work and Life  offers a fresh, innovative approach for […]

March 21st, 2016|Employment|Comments Off on Tackling Tough Skills added to the Portfolio of Model Upstream Programs|

What is a healthy relationship?

Healthy relationships consist of trust, honesty, respect equality, and compromise. Unfortunately, teen dating violence—the type of intimate partner violence that occurs between two young people who are, or who were once in, an intimate relationship—is a serious problem in the United States. A national survey found that ten percent of teens, female and male, had been the victims of physical  dating […]

March 16th, 2016|Counseling, Employment, Uncategorized|Comments Off on What is a healthy relationship?|

PPSC Job Opening

PPSC has been at the heart of the Petaluma community for nearly four decades.  It consists of 52 human services programs based on best practice research with measurable outcomes. We are a community of caregivers existing within the larger community whose sole purpose is to help make people’s lives better. We strive to do this one child, one adult, […]

November 30th, 2015|Counseling, Employment|Comments Off on PPSC Job Opening|

Petaluma 275

Petaluma 275 will help Petaluma Day Labor Initiative (PDLI) to continue to create a healthy and inclusive multicultural community where everyone has the opportunity to share their gifts and talents for the benefit of all.   Help PPSC by sponsoring our Organizer for the day.

Support Petaluma 275, we need to raise 365 donations of $275 to purse our vision and […]

November 1st, 2015|Employment|Comments Off on Petaluma 275|

SCYEC recognized with the 2014 Challenge Award

The Sonoma County’s Youth Ecology Corps (SCYEC) is the recipient of the California State Association of Counties (CSAC) 2014 Challenge Award. Challenge awards recognize the innovative and creative spirit of California county governments.  Congratulations to all the partners providing this program throughout Sonoma County and to our PPSC team of employees who make it happen everyday here in Petaluma.  



May 27th, 2015|Employment|Comments Off on SCYEC recognized with the 2014 Challenge Award|