Petaluma Partners in Prevention commemorates World Elder Abuse Awareness Day June 14th 2016

Elder abuse happens every day when older persons are abused, neglected, and exploited by others. No one likes to talk about it, but all too often it happens and most times it goes unreported. Every year an estimated 5 million older Americans are victims of elder abuse, neglect, or exploitation. And that’s only part of the picture: Experts believe […]

April 20th, 2016|Counseling, Seniors|Comments Off on Petaluma Partners in Prevention commemorates World Elder Abuse Awareness Day June 14th 2016|

Petaluma Bounty: Help us grow our programs


Petaluma Bounty’s vision is to grow a thriving local food system where consumers make informed decisions; farmers make a decent living while prioritizing ecological stewardship of the land; and all people – regardless of income – have access to healthy food.

Help us grow our programs by becoming a sponsor for the 6th annual Bounty Plant Sale. […]

March 22nd, 2016|Petaluma Bounty, Volunteers|Comments Off on Petaluma Bounty: Help us grow our programs|

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|

CalFresh Market Tour March 19

Saturday, March 19th we invite CalFresh/EBT customers for a market tour at Santa Rosa Community Farmers’ Market at the Veterans Building from 10am to 11am. March 19 CalFresh Farmers’ Market

Receive  an informative tour of the market by the market manager,
Learn what’s in season,
Learn ho to maximize your budget, and
Get easy tips on cooking fresh produce.

This is a program of […]

March 17th, 2016|Petaluma Bounty, Seniors, Serving Families|Comments Off on CalFresh Market Tour March 19|

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?|

Housing workshop in Sonoma Valley

Organizations from throughout Sonoma County will be present to share information with residents in Sonoma Valley.

MARCH 16, 2016, 6:00pm

Altimira Middle School 17805, Arnold Drive, Sonoma

Links to the flyer:

March 16 2016 SV CONNECT

March 16 2016 Forum flyer (2) SPANISH Espanol



March 11th, 2016|Housing|Comments Off on Housing workshop in Sonoma Valley|

March is National Nutrition month!

March is National Nutrition month! To help celebrate, the Petaluma Bounty Farmers’ Market LIFE program will be doubling the matching funds provided to all CalFresher users at Farmers’ Markets throughout Sonoma County. Now, CalFresh clients who use $20 in CalFresh funds at participating Farmers’ Markets will get an additional $20 in LIFE funds to spend at the Market! This […]

March 3rd, 2016|Featured, Petaluma Bounty, Uncategorized|Comments Off on March is National Nutrition month!|

Santa Rosa Housing Series

The following series of City Council meetings are designed to provide information on actions and opportunities specific to housing development, from the review process to funding.

Links to the reports can be found at:

 FEBRUARY 23, 2016

Funding Resources for Housing: Revenues that can be redirected and/or adjusted for housing projects

Process Improvement Action Plan: Process improvements specific to the […]

February 18th, 2016|Housing|Comments Off on Santa Rosa Housing Series|

PPSC Proud

Petaluma People Services Center is proud to be part of what makes living and working in Sonoma County such a great place.  All of our programs make a difference in our community, some were highlighted in, page 5 our SonomaWorks program helped to assist job seekers and our team of Senior Services Case Managers helped with QPR (Question Persuade, […]

February 3rd, 2016|Housing, Seniors, Volunteers|Comments Off on PPSC Proud|

Do you care?

I know you do because you are reading this.

Petaluma People Services Center has a unique opportunity to be granted $10,000 for our Adult Day Program this February, but we need your help.  A new organization, 100 Sonoma People Who Care, will be hosting its inaugural event on Tuesday, February 23, 6 to 8pm, at the Petaluma Women’s Club.  […]

January 26th, 2016|Seniors, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Do you care?|