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English: October 11 – November 9, 2022 To register via e-mail or call (650) 403.43.00 Ext. 4389 If you are age 55+, you can change the lives of older adults in our community. RSVP and DETAILS

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Rally on the Rooftop

Rally on the Rooftop is an open house community event, which offers exhibits showcasing our Early Learning, Financial Empowerment, Employment, and Older Adult Services programs. We will hold a brief celebratory presentation, led by CEO, Heather Cleary, to recognize and thank YOU for helping make our community a better place for all. Please join us for refreshments, hors d’oeuvres, and an evening of gratitude as we celebrate our community, supporters, volunteers, and all who help Peninsula Family Service…

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Spring 2022 Program Updates

Child Development Associate Program PFS has launched our Early Learning Child Development Associate (CDA) Training Program in early 2022, and have gone through the first cohort. We are exiting the pilot phase and now planning our second cohort for the fall. The purpose of the CDA program is to support individuals with a pathway to a rewarding career working with children and at the same time to increase our teacher pipeline. Graduates will earn not…

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Annual Report 2021: Older Adult Services

LEARNING TECHNOLOGY SKILLS to be CONNECTED Prior to COVID-19 Juan and Sofia were active participants at the Fair Oaks Adult Activity Center for years. In late 2018, Sofia noticed a health decline in Juan, which led to a diagnosis of Alzheimer’s. With the help of  Peninsula Family Service (PFS) staff, Sofia found several referrals to resources and financial assistance to assist with Juan’s daily needs. Unfortunately, just as they began to have a sense of…

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A second chance to grow mature worker careers

When Oliva was laid-off from her job, she worried that when it was safe to return to work, it would be more challenging to be hired as a mature worker. Her extensive career as an Administrative Assistant had been successful; she hoped that she would find new employment soon. Her desire to receive assistance with her job search prompted Olivia to enroll in the Mature Worker Job-Coaching Program at Peninsula Family Service (PFS), and to…

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Senior Peer Counseling Training

If you are age 55+, you can change the lives of older adults in our community. Tuesdays and Wednesdays from July 13 – August 11 morning sessions: 9am – 12:30pm Specially-trained volunteer counselors provide weekly visits to adults age 55+ to help manage transitions and life changes such as health concerns, mobility issues, caregiver needs, and grief. Special care is taken to connect participants with someone who shares similar life-experiences and perspectives, with programs offered…

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Senior Peer Counselor Training

Senior Peer Counselor Training Spring 2021 training dates: March – April (online only) If you are age 55+, you can change the lives of older adults in our community. Tuesdays and Wednesdays from March 30 –  April 28 morning sessions: 9am – 12:30pm   Specially-trained volunteer counselors provide weekly visits to adults age 55+ to help manage transitions and life changes such as health concerns, mobility issues, caregiver needs, and grief. Special care is taken…

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Senior Peer Counselor Training

Senior Peer Counselor Training Spring 2021 training dates: March – April (online only) If you are age 55+, you can change the lives of older adults in our community. Tuesdays and Wednesdays from March 30 –  April 28 morning sessions: 9am – 12:30pm   Specially-trained volunteer counselors provide weekly visits to adults age 55+ to help manage transitions and life changes such as health concerns, mobility issues, caregiver needs, and grief. Special care is taken…

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Senior Peer Counselor Training

Senior Peer Counselor Training Spring 2021 training dates: March – April (online only) If you are age 55+, you can change the lives of older adults in our community. Tuesdays and Wednesdays from March 30 –  April 28 morning sessions: 9am – 12:30pm   Specially-trained volunteer counselors provide weekly visits to adults age 55+ to help manage transitions and life changes such as health concerns, mobility issues, caregiver needs, and grief. Special care is taken…

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Senior Peer Counseling Training

If you are age 55+, you can change the lives of older adults in our community. Tuesdays and Wednesdays from March 30 –  April 28 morning sessions: 9am – 12:30pm Specially-trained volunteer counselors provide weekly visits to adults age 55+ to help manage transitions and life changes such as health concerns, mobility issues, caregiver needs, and grief. Special care is taken to connect participants with someone who shares similar life-experiences and perspectives, with programs offered…

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