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These following information is provided as a public service. The City of Petaluma cannot attest to the accuracy of information provided by outside organizations, and as such this information does not constitute an endorsement of the listed entities. The City is not responsible for the information from these organizations, and under no circumstances will the City of Petaluma be held liable to any third party who may choose to rely on a listed entity, its products or services.

 

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Boys & Girls Club of Petaluma

Website: www.petalumabgc.org/

Statement: To inspire and enable all youth, especially those who need us most, to become caring, productive and responsible citizens. Provide arts, recreations, sports, and fitness programs during school year and in summer programs.

Tags: summer programs, after school programs, children, child, teens, teenager, adolescent

 

Burbank Housing Management Corporation

Contact:
745 N. McDowell Blvd.
Petaluma, CA
Phone: 707-778-9397

Website: burbankhousing.org

Statement: A local nonprofit organization dedicated to increasing the supply of affordable housing in Sonoma County.

Tags: low income, housing affordable

 

Carousel Fund

Contact:
17 Buckeye Ct
Petaluma, CA 94952
Phone 707-762-9136
Email carouselfund@comcast.net  arnie@carouselfund.org

Website: www.carouselfund.org

Statement: The Carousel Fund is an all volunteer organization dedicated to assisting Petaluma families with children who suffer from catastrophic illnesses. It raises and distributes funds to relieve the stress and unexpected financial burden placed upon the families of these children. and works closely and cooperatively with existing health and service agencies that already service this population.

Tags: child, children, serious illness, life threatening, expenses, financial assistance

 

Christmas Cheer

Contact:
Petaluma, CA
Phone 707-762-8501

Statement: Food baskets for the needy.

Tags: low income, food

 

Cinnabar Theater

Contact:
3333 Petaluma Blvd. North
Petaluma, CA 94952
Phone 707-763-8920
Email info@cinnabartheater.org

Website: www.cinnabartheater.org/

Statement: To present a wide range of work from the experimental, contemporary and rarely-performed classical repertory in the operatic, classical and ethnic music, and theatrical genres; works which remain relevant to contemporary life and challenging to professionals and audience members alike, both on the level of technique and art and on the level of life and living. Also programs to train young people in the above-mentioned performing arts. To help them to make lasting and meaningful connections between the performing arts and their daily life. Cinnabar Young Rep provides a full, year-round program of classes, workshops, performance opportunities, summer camps and festivals. Students ages 4+ learn all aspects of stagecraft.

Tags: theater, performing arts, music, opera, theatrical, performance, youth, young, classes, workshops, child, children

 

Committee on the Shelterless (COTS)

Contact:
1500-B Petaluma Blvd South
Petaluma, CA 94952
Phone 707-765-6530

Website: www.cots-homeless.org

Statement: COTS offers help and hope to homeless persons in Sonoma County by providing safe shelter and housing, helping people develop steady incomes and helping them get back under a roof of their own.

Tags: shelter, homeless, housing, training, education

 

Family Education Ctr

Contact:
628 E D St
Petaluma, CA 94952
Phone 707-762-8835
Email fec@familyeducationcenter.net

Website: www.familyeducationcenter.net

Statement: Family Education Center provides parents and teachers with effective tools to build healthy, rewarding relationships so their children can grow up with what they need to thrive and succeed.

Tags: child, children, education, rearing, teaching life skills, workshops, classes

 

Friends of the Petaluma River

Website: www.friendsofthepetalumariver.org/

Statement: Dedicated to celebrating and conserving the Petaluma River, wetlands and wildlife.

Tags: river, wetlands, conservation, preservation, cleanup, habitat

 

Friends of the Petaluma Library

Contact:

Website and Newsletter - http://www.sonomalibrary.org/friends/doc/petaluma/index.scl

Statement:

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Giant Steps Therapeutic Equestrian Center

Contact:
775 Baywood Drive, Ste 305
Petaluma, CA 94954
Phone 707-769-8900 x-12
Fax 707-769-4770

Website: www.giantstepsriding.org

Statement: A non-profit organazation that believes that caring for and riding horses can be a powerful tool for healing individuals with physical, emotional and developmental challenges, as well as children considered to be "at-risk".

Tags: children, therapy, illness, disability, physical therapy

 

Hospice of Petaluma

Contact:
416 Payran Street
Petaluma, CA 94952
Phone 707-778-6242

Website: memorialhospice.org/hospice_petaluma.aspx

Statement: Hospice of Petaluma provides compassionate Hospice care and grief services to individuals and families facing life-threatening illness or the death of a loved one.

Tags: terminal illness, care, hospice, grief support

 

Mentor Me Petaluma

Contact:
35 Maria Drive, Suite 852
Petaluma, CA 94954
Phone 707-778-4798
Email vrichman@mentormepetaluma.org

Website: www.mentormepetaluma.org/index.html

Statement: To assist children in reaching their highest potential by providing them with one-to-one relationships with caring adult role models from the community.

Tags: child, children, mentor, adult

 

Petaluma Arts Council

Contact:
230 Lakeville St.
Petaluma, CA 95492
Phone 707-762-5600
Email vkumpfer@petalumaartscouncil.org

Website: www.petalumaartscouncil.org/

Statement:Petaluma Arts Council promotes awareness, appreciation and expression of the arts for Petaluma and Sonoma County. The new Petaluma Arts Center is home to the Arts Council and hosts numerous art- related activities and services such as: art classes for all ages, inspiring art exhibitions, ArtsLive! performances of all kinds, lectures, films and Multi-cultural and community events such as El Dia de Los Muertos. The Arts Council works with the city, schools, businesses and other arts organizations to promote and sustain community spirit and economic growth.

Tags: visual arts, music, culture, community, collaborations, classes, workshops, economic development, visitors, residents, El Dia de Los Muertos

 

Pediatric Dental Initiative of the North Coast (PDI)

Contact:
1360 19th Hole Drive, Suite 205
Windsor, CA 95492
Phone 707-837-8833
Fax 707-837-8877
Email lponick@pedidental.org

Website: www.pedidental.org/

Statement: Our Mission is to improve oral health in children and underserved populations through treatment and prevention education.

Tags: child, children, dental care, dentistry, low income

 

Petaluma Bounty

Contact:
210 Fourth Street, Suite B
Petaluma CA, 94952
Phone 707-775-3663

Website: www.petalumabounty.org/index.php/

Statement: Petaluma Bounty is working to create a sustainable Petaluma food system with healthy fresh food for everyone.

Tags: healthy food, low income, community, garden, surplus food

 

Petaluma Education Foundation (PEF)

Contact:
200 Douglas Street
Petaluma, CA 94952
Phone 707-778-4632
Email janet@PEFinfo.com

Website: www.pefinfo.com/Default.asp

Statement: Enhancing educational excellence in all Petaluma area public and non-profit private schools through Grants, Scholarships and Cultural Enrichment Programs. Fooundation is also supported by The Friends of PEF-- a group of Petaluma parents, grandparents and friends who desire to pool their talents and energy in support of the programs of the Petaluma Educational Foundation. All are welcome!

Tags: schools, public schools, Petaluma schools, grants, scholarships, cultural programs

 

Petaluma People Services Center

Contact:
1500 A Petaluma Blvd. South
Petaluma, CA
Phone 707-765-8488

Website: www.petalumapeople.org/vollist.shtml

Statement: Our mission is to help children, adults, families and seniors to empower themselves thereby reducing:

  • poverty
  • abuse
  • chemical dependence
  • violence
  • ignorance
  • isolation and
  • mental illness

while promoting socialization, health, education, independence, self reliance and self esteem. Also provides counseling services in area schools and school programs.

Tags: meals on wheels, senior services, social services, low income, family, juveniles, adolescents

 

Petaluma Mothers Club

Contact:
Petaluma, CA
Phone 707-778-6494

Website: www.petalumamothersclub.org

Statement: Friendship & support to expectant mothers and families with young children.

Tags: child, children, family support

 

Petaluma Mothers of Preschoolers (MOPS)

Contact:
Petaluma, CA
Phone 707-769-3054 or 707-763-2277

Statement: Strives to provide a nurturing environment for women in pregnancy or parenting children through age 6.

Tags: child, children, family support

 

Polly Klaas Foundation

Contact:
312 Western Ave
Petaluma, CA 94952
Phone 707-769-1334

Website: www.pollyklaas.org/

Statement: Nonprofit that helps find missing children, prevents children from going missing, and promotes laws like Amber Alert that help keep children safe.

Tags: missing children, child safety, crime prevention

 

Project Linus (North Bay Chapter)

Contact:
Petaluma, CA 94954
Email jgiacom@comcast.net

Website: www.orgsites.com/ca/linus/index.html

Statement: The Project's goal is to provide security blankets for children in distress due to serious illness, trauma or who are otherwise in need. In other words: "Children who need a hug".

Tags: children, ill, illness, sick, sickness, quilting, knitting, crochet, blankets

 

Petaluma Ecumenical Housing (PEP)

Contact:
Mary Stompe, Executive Director
951 Petaluma Blvd. South
Petaluma, CA 94952
Phone 707-762-2336
Fax 707-762-4657
Email pep@pephousing.org

Website: www.pephousing.org/

Statement: Making affordable housing a reality for seniors and people with diabilities.

Tags: seniors, housing, affordable, disability, disabled

 

Rebuilding Together Petaluma Inc.

Contact:
PO Box 100
Petaluma, CA 94953-0100
Phone 707-765 3944
Email info@rebuildingtogetherpetaluma.org

Website: www.rebuildingtogetherpetaluma.org/

Statement: Provides free home repair, modifications, and yard cleanup to low income homeowners and renters with disabilities who, because of age, physical limitation, or fixed income, are not able to cover the costs of home maintenance or independent living.

Tags: low income, disabled, elderly, families, housing, home landscaping, home maintenance, home modifications, home repair, volunteer

 

Salvation Army (Petaluma)

Contact:
Captain Scott Schneider
Pastor, Corps Officer
The Salvation Army
Petaluma, CA
Phone 707-769-0716

Website: www.tsatoday.org/Petaluma

Statement: The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian Church. Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination. In Petaluma it operates a Social services office (open Tuesday through Thursday from 9:00am until 11:30 pm) to assist clients with paying utility bills, and providing groceries, both during office hours and at other times and days. It also operates a 5 unit family transitional housing program.

Tags: aid, family assistance, emergency housing, homeless, low income, food, financial aid

 

Santa Rosa Junior College - Petaluma Campus

Contact:
680 Sonoma Mountail Parkway
Petaluma, CA 94954
Phone 707-778 2411

Website: www.santarosa.edu/petaluma

Statement: : Santa Rosa Junior College is known for its academic rigor, its outstanding job training programs, superb faculty, comprehensive student services, and excellent facilities

Tags:education, college, higher education, technology, training

 

Sonoma County Library - Petaluma Branch

Contact:
100 Fairgrounds Drive
Petaluma, CA 94954
Phone 707-763-9801

Website: www.sonomalibrary.org

Hours: Closed Sunday & Monday

Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 10 am – 6 pm

Wednesday 10 am – 8 pm

Saturday 10 am – 4 pm

Tags:library, local library

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