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Local Non-Profit, Charitable and Arts/Cultural Organizations

All of these organization play a "vital role" in making "Our Petaluma!" the special City that it is to all of us!
I urge everyone to help and support these groups, either with you time or with contributions!
Please help them anyway you can, it can only make you a "better" person and Petaluma a Better City for everyone!

Cinnabar Theater

3333 Petaluma Blvd. North
Petaluma, CA  94952

Office:  707-763-8920
Fax:  707-763-8929

Monday - Friday
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Cinnabar Arts Corporation was established in 1974 by Marvin and Jan Klebe to operate the theater and to provide an umbrella organization under which all the various projects and companies could operate.

Today Cinnabar Arts Corporation, in addition to producing Drama, Opera, Choruses and the Young Repertory program, also produces the annual Petaluma Summer Music Festival, the Opera in the Schools program, and the work of Fred Curchack.

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.  To create an intimate setting for the experimentation and exploration necessary to execute high-quality performances, so that professionals and audiences may attain an all-encompassing theatrical experience.  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.

Hospice of Petaluma

416 Payran Street
Petaluma, CA 94952
(707) 778-6242

9 a.m.-5 p.m. (Administration)
24 hour on-call nursing services

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.

Hospice Patient Care Services is a comprehensive program of care provided in the patient's home or other place of residence under the direction of the patient's physician. Staff address the physical, psychosocial, emotional, spiritual and bereavement needs of patients and their families. Patients served in our hospice program include both children and adults with diseases such as cancer, AIDS, and end-stage renal, heart and lung disease.

Hospice of Petaluma provides grief support services to the community at large. Services include counseling for adults, teens and children, parent support groups, teen and adult groups, and social gatherings for grief clients. Community education programs about grief and loss are provided throughout the year.

Residents of Sonoma County and West Marin County with a prognosis for life of six months or less are eligible for our services. The patient or a designated responsible person and the patient's physician must consent to Hospice services.

No fees are charged to patient and families for hospice services. Insurance reimbursement from Medicare, Medi-Cal, private insurance or HMOs is received by Hospice of Petaluma when available.

Petaluma People Service Center

1500A Petaluma Blvd. South
Petaluma, CA 94952
FAX: (707)765-8482

Petaluma People Services Center was started in 1974 by a handful of community people who were concerned that Petaluma and South County residents did not have ready access to county health and social services. Our mission is to help low income 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. Leadership is provided through a volunteer Board of Directors.

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