Senior Services Resource List

Posted on May 13, 2024



The following resources are designed specifically for seniors in our community. 


Petaluma People Services Center, 707-765-8488
1500 Petaluma Blvd South

Adult Day Respite

      • Provides respite for caregivers
      • Programming tailored for clients with Dementia or Alzheimer’s
      • Educational programs designed for varying levels of participation
      • Activities include mild exercise, arts, crafts, and socialization
      • Nutritious hot lunch provided by the PPSC Café
      • Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays 10am-2pm @ 25 Howard St
      • Case Management
      • Assessment, screening and evaluation of individual needs
      • Information and referral to community resources and programs
      • Ongoing support and advocacy from professional and caring staff
      • Voluntary contribution 

You Are Not Alone (YANA)  

      • Daily phone call from trained PPSC volunteer 
      • Engaging topics of conversation 

Café 211 

Home Delivered Meals 

      • Hot meals up to seven days a week 
      • Nutritious meals for homebound seniors through delivery 
      • Contact Case Manager to determine if you qualify  
      • Voluntary contribution $3.50-$8.00 


      • Our team of therapists are able to help you through major life transitions 
      • Individual and group counseling services offered in person and via Zoom 
      • We offer support in drug, alcohol, family relationships, violence issues, anxiety, depression, grief, loss and more 
      • Sliding scale available  
      • Insurance accepted 


      • Program to Encourage Active, Rewarding Lives for Seniors 
      • Evidence based depression treatment program designed specifically for older adults 
      • No diagnosis required to participate 
      • Experience short term sessions with tangible results
      • PEARLS is backed by evidence based practices
      • Flexible and adaptable to meet the needs of our community 


      • Evidence based balance program 
      • $10.00 per class 
      • Must have application completed and physician’s approval  
      • For program scheduling information please call 707-765-8488

Bridge the Gap 

      • Monthly Rent and/or Utility Assistance 
      • Application required 


      • Volunteer rides provided  
      • Application required 
      • Voluntary contribution 

Caregiver Support Program 

      • Confidential and emotional support for those taking care of loved ones 
      • Group facilitated by trained therapists  
      • Education around Dementia and other related cognitive disorders 
      • 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Tuesdays of the month 
      • RSVP required. Contact 707-765-8488 ex 400

S.A.F.E Team – Crisis Intervention Program  

      • Mental health assessments and referrals 
      • Counseling request 
      • Medical assessments and first aid care 
      • Dispute mediation 
      • Transport to staffed services  
      • Emergency Number: 911 
      • Emergency Suicide & Crisis Lifeline: 988 
      • Non-emergency Petaluma: 707-584-2612

Petaluma Fair Housing Counseling  

      • Helps any person in Petaluma who has been discriminated against in the rental, sale, financial or appraisal of housing 
      • Investigates complaints and coordinates referral services to assist individuals when their rights under the State and Federal Fair Housing laws have been violated 
      • Contact at 707-765-8488 or [email protected]

Homeless Prevention 

      • City of Petaluma rental assistance – provides payment for tenants in Petaluma to the landlord in the event of a tenant default or move-in deposits 
      • Bridge the gap – program provides Petaluma residents who are 60 and older small monthly payments to landlord to allow them to stay in their homes 
      • Contact at 707-765-8488 or [email protected]


Redwood Empire Food Bank, 707-523-7903


Petaluma Health Center, 707-559-7500
1179 North McDowell Blvd

      • Medical Center Hours Mon-Thurs 8am-8pm, Fri 8am-5:30pm, & Sat 8am-1pm
      • Free help with Community Resources Wed 11am-1pm


Salvation Army Food Bank, 707-769-0716
721 S McDowell Blvd

      • Tuesday 1:30pm-3:30pm and Wednesday/Thursday 9:30am-11:00am 

*Please be sure to bring your own bags if possible, for perishable items* 


Petaluma Senior Center, 707-779-4399
211 Novak Drive 

      • Offers programs and classes Monday – Thursday 8:00am-4:00pm 
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