PPSC needs you! Bilingual Marriage and Family Therapists or Social Worker Interns

Purpose: Petaluma People Services Center (PPSC) is seeking part-time (20 hours) Bilingual Spanish-English Marriage and Family Therapists or Social Worker Interns to work in our Counseling/Prevention department. A staff therapist/intern or trainee is responsible for providing individual, family and group services. Bilingual Spanish required. Under the Director of Counseling and Prevention, staff therapist is also responsible for coordinating case management […]

November 14th, 2017|Counseling|Comments Off on PPSC needs you! Bilingual Marriage and Family Therapists or Social Worker Interns|

PPSC is hiring – come join us!

Overview: Petaluma People Services Center (PPSC), established in 1974, has grown from an “information and referral” agency to one of the major community based multi-service organizations serving Petaluma and southern Sonoma County.  PPSC is dedicated to improving the social and economic health for our community by providing programs that strengthen the dignity and self-sufficiency of the individual. Our programs […]

November 10th, 2017|Counseling|Comments Off on PPSC is hiring – come join us!|

PPSC Rock N Bowl 2017 “the business of life is the acquisition of memories”

Join PPSC this year and acquire a few memories, as we celebrate 43 years of programing at this year’s 26th Annual Rock N Bowl – Downton Alley. PPSC provides a network of critical social services, which are likely already supporting the health and welfare of our community.  Here is merely a sample of a few ways our community benefits from […]

January 25th, 2017|Featured, Uncategorized|Comments Off on PPSC Rock N Bowl 2017 “the business of life is the acquisition of memories”|

PPSC Job Opening – Marriage and Family Therapist/Social Worker Intern or Psy.D. Intern or Trainee

AGENCY MISSION: PPSC is dedicated to improving the social and economic health or our community by providing programs that strengthen the dignity and self-sufficiency of the individual. 

REPORTS TO: Program Director and Clinical Supervisor

HOURS: Part-time (20-32 hr./week) SALARY: $16.00 – 20.00/hour DOE 

Petaluma People Services Center is seeking applicants for part to full-time (32 hours) Marriage and Family Therapist or Social Worker, or Psy.D. […]

August 18th, 2016|Counseling|Comments Off on PPSC Job Opening – Marriage and Family Therapist/Social Worker Intern or Psy.D. Intern or Trainee|

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: http://petalumapeople.org/employment/youth-link/

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|

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|

Earn It! Keep It! Save It! – Volunteer NOW!

Petaluma People Services Center partners with the United Way to bring this program to south county.  Last year the Earn It! Keep It! Save It! Coalition of strong community partners and amazing volunteers helped over 4600 low- to-moderate income individuals and families prepare and file  their taxes for FREE!

Together, 255 volunteers helped bring $5.8 Million in tax refunds back […]

November 18th, 2015|Serving Families, Volunteers|Comments Off on Earn It! Keep It! Save It! – Volunteer NOW!|

Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity for the Deaf

DEAF AND THOSE WHO USE WHEELCHAIRS
FACE ADDED DISCRIMINATION IN RENTAL HOUSING MARKET
National study finds deaf, hard of hearing, and those in wheelchairs told about fewer homes
WASHINGTON – Well-qualified homeseekers who are deaf or hard of hearing, as well as homeseekers who use wheelchairs, are told about fewer available housing units than comparable homeseekers who can hear and walk, according […]

August 12th, 2015|Featured, Housing|Comments Off on Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity for the Deaf|

Sonoma County Youth Ecology Corps – work on the Petaluma Bounty Farm

SCYEC provides youth and young adults with meaningful, paid work experience, environmental education, and the opportunity to explore careers and develop work-readiness skills. Youth contribute to their community while completing environmental and conservation-related projects or by working with local non-profit organizations.

The SCYEC focuses its efforts in four areas:

Youth Employment/Youth Development: The SCYEC provides meaningful jobs and developmental experiences for […]

August 3rd, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Sonoma County Youth Ecology Corps – work on the Petaluma Bounty Farm|

Supreme Court Preserves Protections of Fair Housing Law

The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday rejected an attempt to narrow the scope of the Fair Housing Act, one of the nation’s most important civil rights laws.

In the 5-4 vote, the “court acknowledges the Fair Housing Act’s continuing role in moving the nation toward a more integrated society,” the court wrote. The ruling said a housing discrimination case can […]

June 25th, 2015|Featured, Housing|Comments Off on Supreme Court Preserves Protections of Fair Housing Law|