The launch of our SAFE program was made possible by $1 million in seed funding from Measure U, a sales tax increase voted in by the people of Petaluma. To continue to provide programming, both the City and PPSC are working to secure additional funding.
FAQ Topic: Keeping Petaluma SAFE
The SAFE program is managed by the Petaluma City Manager’s office, and is a collaborative partnership with the City, Police, Fire, and PPSC. PPSC is leveraging its existing partnerships with healthcare providers, community-based programs, and their 70 existing human services programs to access services currently provided. PPSC has the contract to provide this program to … Continued
The SAFE program launched July 4, 2021 and has been working 12 hours a day, 7 days a week since. The program continues to grow in personnel and capacity and aims to be operating 24/7 by October 2021.
Individuals may access SAFE services as follows: Call 9-1-1 – an emergency dispatcher will answer and determine if your situation requires the SAFE team, first responders such as police, fire, or paramedics, or a combination of both. Call 707-781-1234 – you will reach a directory where you can choose to speak with a 9-1-1 operator … Continued