PPSC launches iRIDE expansion to Rohnert Park

Rohnert Park – Be a part of Something Bigger!

Need a RIDE? Yes! Answer many older adults. More than 20 percent of Americans age 65 and older don’t drive, according to an analysis of the federal government’s National Household Travel Survey by AARP’s Public Policy Institute.

This month iRIDE Rohnert Park, PPSC’s Volunteer Driver Program launches our successful program in Rohnert […]

August 10th, 2017|iRIDE, Seniors|Comments Off on PPSC launches iRIDE expansion to Rohnert Park|

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”|

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|

¿Qué es el equilibrio?

El equilibrio es la capacidad de mantener el cuerpo sobre su soporte, sentado o de pie, parado o en movimiento.

¿Cómo se puede lograr? Tiene que usar tres sistemas del cuerpo:

La sensación: la capacidad de sentir el cuerpo y su entorno
El procesamiento: la capacidad de evaluar las sensaciones para decidir que hacer
La función: la capacidad de actuar

Todas las cosas que ayudan a estos […]

June 30th, 2016|Seniors, Uncategorized|Comments Off on ¿Qué es el equilibrio?|

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!|

Volunteer TODAY at PPSC and be part of the countywide Earn It! Keep It! Save It!.

Volunteer TODAY at PPSC and be part of the countywide Earn It! Keep It! Save It!. EKS provides free, quality tax return preparation to low-to-moderate income community members. We train volunteers to help individuals and families claim their maximum refund because it is our mission to provide free tax preparation service as a tool to help local residents become […]

November 1st, 2015|Volunteers|Comments Off on Volunteer TODAY at PPSC and be part of the countywide Earn It! Keep It! Save It!.|

Meals On Wheels Drivers Needed

AGING IN PLACE SUCKS  – if you don’t have services to support you.  At Petaluma People Services Center we provide the safety-net that allows seniors in Petaluma to age in place with all the support then need.  You can help PPSC provide that “support” by volunteering.  We need Meals On Wheels Drivers – it is 2 hours out of your day, and […]

September 23rd, 2015|Seniors, Volunteers|Comments Off on Meals On Wheels Drivers Needed|

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 Sweet Delivery

We all like to get something special on valentines day and this year, just as we have in the past, PPSC is asking you to help us make sure that older adults living Petaluma get a special delivery hand made by you.  We have had so much fun with this in the past and we are asking for your help.  […]

January 21st, 2015|Seniors, Volunteers|Comments Off on PPSC Sweet Delivery|

Petaluma Bounty Fights Food Waste Turning Food Insecure Recipients into Participants

Kaiser Permanente Community Benefits Program has awarded Petaluma Bounty a $10,000 grant for the Bounty Hunters Bi-lingual Network during the 2014- 2015 season. Began in 2006, Petaluma Bounty Hunters gleaning program’s focus continues to be to increase access to healthy food by harvesting fresh fruits and vegetables in local gardens, homes, and farms that would otherwise go to waste. […]