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Click, call or meet with 70 Strong!

Senior social isolation increases the risk of mortality; it affects the mental and physical well-being and leads to risky health behaviors. As we prepare for a growing population of older adults, Peninsula Family Service in partnership with the Sequoia Healthcare District, look to strengthen the connections between seniors and services in San Mateo County. Are you 70 or older*, or do you know and care for someone 70 or older living in Atherton, Belmont, Portola Valley, Redwood…

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The LGBTQ Book Club has started!

The Senior Peer Counseling program at Peninsula Family Service and the Reach & Teach educational center invite you to join the first LGBTQ Book Club in San Mateo. We firmly believe that everyone can make a difference in the world, and that is what has brought us together. We invite you to come read, share and learn with us in an open and judgement-free environment! Who can join? Everyone is welcome! LGBTQ Community members, friends and allies.…

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February, American Hearth Month

February is the month to treat your Valentine, but there is also another great celebration around this time of the year: the American Heart Month. This is a federally designated event, encouraging us to take care of our hearts and have our friends, family and community involved. In light of this celebration, our Early Learning centers took part in a door decoration contest. Following a set of rules and letting the creativity and spark of our children’s…

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2015 Holidays on a High Note

A little morning drizzle couldn’t dampen the spirits of the more than 200 guests who attended our Foothill Auxiliary’s 18th annual Holiday on a High Note last Monday. Each year, this sell-out event at the Menlo Circus Club features fantastic shopping, stunning table-settings by local designers, a delicious luncheon, and a live tutorial by one of the country’s leading floral artists. During her demonstration titled, “Floral Expressions,” award-wining international floral designer Lana Chernyavsky shared her tips…

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2015 Annual Report

Introducing our 2015 Annual Report!

“Throughout this Annual Report you will see inspiring examples of the impact you have on the lives of those we serve.” Arne Croce, Executive Director Over the decades, Peninsula Family Service has been honored to welcome thousands of neighbors into our family. Now, in our 65th year of service, we celebrate all you make possible. Click here to read our 2015 Annual Report!

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2014 EHS Annual Report

2014 Early Head Start Report

Read our 2014 Early Head Start Report In 1994, Early Head Start was established with federal funding to support the physical, cognitive, and social-emotional development of children—from before birth to three-years old—and their families. For the past four-years, Peninsula Family Service’s Early Head Start program has offered comprehensive early learning opportunities to at-risk infants and toddlers in San Mateo County. By providing a continuum of complementary services, we can improve child and family outcomes and…

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2013 Early Head Start Annual Report

Off to a Good (Early Head) Start!

Read our 2013 Early Head Start Annual Report Each year, the Early Head Start program at Peninsula Family Service provides our community’s highest need infants, toddlers, and pregnant women with comprehensive early learning services and support. Last year, we served over 200 children and soon-to-be-moms through Early Head Start by offering enriching educational environments at our child development centers in San Mateo County and through our home-based program. Peninsula Family Service’s dedication to strengthening our…

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Our 2014 Annual Report is here! Peninsula Family Service has undergone immense growth over the past year thanks to your support. We are incredibly excited to share our 2014 Annual Report with you and the rest of our stakeholders who have made the successes within it possible. At the beginning of each path to opportunity stands a person whose dedication to Peninsula Family Service made that life-changing program possible. That person is you. From the…

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