Learn How to Document Your Medical Wishes

Free Advance Care Planning Workshop January 16

Santa Rosa, Calif. – Half of us will become unable to speak for ourselves in a future medical situation, yet only 23 percent of adults have written advance health care directives defining our health care wishes.

To help residents think ahead about documenting their health care wishes, My Care My Plan: Speak Up, Sonoma […]

December 19th, 2017|Seniors|Comments Off on Learn How to Document Your Medical Wishes|

PPSC Speaks Out

Petaluma People Services Center and the City of Petaluma’s Senior Center are part of a coalition of Sonoma County senior advocates, services providers and law enforcement officials that have planned community events, education and action to honor and recognize World Elder Awareness Day on June 15, 2015.  This is your call to action!  You might be a senior caring […]

June 22nd, 2015|Seniors|Comments Off on PPSC Speaks Out|

PDLI has an open position for a Day Labor Organizer

Position Summary:  The Hiring and Site Coordinator is primarily responsible for organizing the day labor workers, and facilitating the daily democratic hiring process.

Vision Statement:  To create a healthy and inclusive multicultural community where everyone has the opportunity to share their gifts and talents for the benefit of the whole.

Mission Statement: To ensure that Day Laborers are treated with justice […]

April 29th, 2015|Employment, Serving Families, Uncategorized|Comments Off on PDLI has an open position for a Day Labor Organizer|

Choices don’t define us.

Choices don’t define us.  Experiences don’t have to be a barrier to employment.  If you have experienced homelessness, teen parenting, the foster care system, disconnection from school, or a brush with the law – Petaluma People Services Center can help! Please share. youthlink-scyec flier

YouthLink provides teens and young adults with connection to meaningful, paid work experience, and the opportunity […]

April 9th, 2015|Serving Families|Comments Off on Choices don’t define us.|

PPSC Executive Director Named California Woman of the Year

Sen. Lois Wolk, D-Davis,  honored and Elece Hempel of Sonoma County and Dr. Geni Bennetts of Napa County as the Third Senate District’s Women of the Year.

Every March, the Senate celebrates Women’s History Month by honoring women whose contributions improve lives in their communities, a tradition dating back to 1987.

Hempel who was recognize last year by Assemblymember  Levine, Tenth District […]

April 1st, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on PPSC Executive Director Named California Woman of the Year|

Help Yourself by Helping Others – PPSC iRIDE

Knowing that we are valued by others is an important psychological factor in helping us to forget the negative aspects of our lives, and thinking more positively about our environment. It is proved that lonely people more often suffer from cardiovascular problems, stress and depression.

Everyone needs some social interaction in their lives and it has proved to have a […]

March 17th, 2015|Featured, Seniors|Comments Off on Help Yourself by Helping Others – PPSC iRIDE|

PPSC is Hiring

Petaluma People Services Center is seeking Bilingual Spanish individuals with a good working knowledge of child development, familiarity with major types of child psychopathology, and have skills in the application of social learning principles to child behavior problems. An associate or bachelors in a related field (child development, social work, psychology) or other related experience is required. We will […]

January 27th, 2015|Counseling, Featured, Serving Families, Uncategorized|Comments Off on PPSC is Hiring|

Los Gu’achis hopes to raise enough of your “change” to tune our panio

On December 20, from 11:00am – 1:00pm on the street corner in front of Copperfield’s Books Petaluma (140 Kentucky Street); Los Gu’achis will be playing their special brand of music of the Southwest, Mexico and Early California.  They are asking that you drop of few coins in the donation bucket that day with a dream to raise enough money to […]

December 2nd, 2014|Featured, Seniors|Comments Off on Los Gu’achis hopes to raise enough of your “change” to tune our panio|

PPSC to offer popular Mindfulness Class

Great story about  being mindful as you go through your day.  NPR Program: Talk of the Nation – Mindfulness: using Your Brain to Beat Stress.

Are you looking for an effective way to zap stress, focus better, reduce symptoms of depression or anxiety?  There is a growing body of evidence that shows the mindfulness is a powerful way to get […]

November 19th, 2014|Counseling, Seniors|Comments Off on PPSC to offer popular Mindfulness Class|

Neon Rose 2014 Update

Almost like clock work Spurgeon Painting has again sponsored a Contest Hole at this years 2014 Neon Rose.  Most of you may not know that when Clover Stornetta Farms needed a quality paint job on their milk tanks, they called Spurgeon Painting to make sure they got a quality  job with the right products applied…..NOW THAT IS COMMUNITY!

Spurgeon Painting


October 8th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments|