People Who Care

People Who Care People Who Care (PWC) is a nonprofit community organization dedicated to inspiring positive change in the lives of at-risk youth.

Nonprofit Youth Organization It is time we take responsibility for the at-risk youths in our communities and help them in ways that will benefit the rest of their lives. At People Who Care (PWC), our nonprofit outreach organization provides after school activities, vocational training, and employment opportunities for kids between the ages of 12 to 21. Youth Solar and Environmental Training Program (YS&ETP) Green jobs are one of the most promising sectors in the current economy. On January 14, 2011, PWC launched its Youth Solar and Environmental Training Program. In partnership with key local agencies, PWC provides at-risk and high-risk youth with environmental education, green-related job training, and practical experience in leadership and entrepreneurship. The key partners are: (1) People Who Care Children Association (2) Contra Costa County Mental Health (3) Contra Costa County Probation Department, and Juvenile Services Division (4) Pittsburg Unified School District (5) Individual Trainers and Consultants After-School Mentoring Programs Established in 2009 in partnership with Contra Costa County Mental Health, the PWC Hip Hop After-school Program provides much needed support for children who attend Community Day School, Golden Gate, in Pittsburg, CA. These high-risk juveniles include those referred by probation and local school districts for expulsion, behavioral issues, or school attendance problems. Children attending Community Day have a half-day curriculum, which means they get out of school everyday at noon when other schools are still in session. After-school hours are a critical time for these children, when healthy extra curricular activities can keep them out of trouble. We provide key activities, including Vocational Training Employment Opportunities Monthly Individual Child Assessments Academic and Educational Support Peer-Based Juvenile Delinquency Prevention Donations If you are interested in donating to our organization's cause, please send all proceeds to the following address: 3982 Alta Vista Circle Pittsburg, CA 94565

All evictions across the state for whatever reason (nonpayment, end of lease term, doesn’t matter) will effectively ceas...
04/07/2020
SUMMARY: California Courts issue Emergency Rule on Evictions and Foreclosures – Western Center on Law & Poverty

All evictions across the state for whatever reason (nonpayment, end of lease term, doesn’t matter) will effectively cease because of a rule put in place today by the Judicial Council. See this announcement: https://wclp.org/summary-california-courts-emergency-rule-on-evictions-and-foreclosures/

At its meeting on April 6, 2020, the Judicial Council adopted an emergency court rule that effectively stops all evictions, other than those necessary to protect public health and safety,…

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03/29/2020

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03/29/2020

People Who Care

Please share this the following information and resources
03/26/2020

Please share this the following information and resources

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03/25/2020
Students that need hotspots for Distance Learning/Estudiantes que necesitan puntos de acceso para el aprendizaje a distancia

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Home internet access is a key component of online distance learning. If you do not have internet at home, please let us know by completing this form. This will put you on a waitlist. When more hotspots arrive, we will contact you. El acceso a Internet en el hogar es un componente clave del aprendiza...

Pittsburg Unified School District
03/23/2020
Pittsburg Unified School District

Pittsburg Unified School District

Attention PUSD Parents and Guardians: As you know, students are asked to stay home from March 13th through April 19th. Teachers will be working on lesson plans for students to complete at home and enrichment activities. In order to prepare for your child's remote learning opportunities, it is important for our district to determine what level of connectivity your child has access to at home. Please complete this survey to help us determine your technology needs at home during this period.

Please complete a survey for EACH student enrolled in the Pittsburg Unified School District using the link listed below.
https://forms.gle/Mxva4ugdCpgyrvLM7

POSTED ONMARCH 23, 2020EDIT"TODAY EMERGENCY FOOD DISTRIBUTION"Today Emergency food distributionMonday (3/23) and Tuesday...
03/23/2020

POSTED ONMARCH 23, 2020EDIT"TODAY EMERGENCY FOOD DISTRIBUTION"
Today Emergency food distribution
Monday (3/23) and Tuesday (3/24) from 9am-12pm. Please share this message with anyone in need.
Remember that you can help those in need without leaving home by texting MCC to 41-444.
Lunes Marzo 23 y Martes Marzo 24 Monument Crisis Center distribuira comida de emergence entre 9am y 12pm.

Please share this post and help us get the word out about FREE meals for our kids in Pittsburg. See attached graphic for...
03/23/2020

Please share this post and help us get the word out about FREE meals for our kids in Pittsburg. See attached graphic for locations. Each location will be open from 7:30AM – 9:30AM, Monday – Friday. Your kids do not need to attend a particular school. You can pick up meals at ANY of these sites. No IDs are required. FREE breakfast and lunch grab n go’s will be available.
Pittsburg Unified School District

03/14/2020

To prevent the spread of Covid 19 and to maintain the safety of our community and clients we serve People Who Care (PWC) will be close for the next two weeks starting Monday March 16, 2020.

Thank you for your patience and understanding. Please reach out if there is anything we can do to help you. You can contact us via email [email protected]

Para evitar trasmitir el virus Covid 19 y para mantener la seguridad de nuestra comunidad y clientes, que servimos en el programa People Who Care (PWC) estará cerrado durante las próximas dos semanas a partir del Lunes 16 de marzo de 2020.
Gracias por su paciencia y comprensión. Por favor, comuníquese si hay algo que podamos hacer para ayudarle. Puede ponerse en contacto con nosotros por correo electrónico [email protected]

12/05/2019
PWC will be hosting a WORKSHOP on CENSUS opportunities come and join us
11/21/2019

PWC will be hosting a WORKSHOP on CENSUS opportunities come and join us

PWC is looking for Class B driverClass B driver is needed Monday - Friday 5:30 pm to 7 pm CHECK OUT THE FLYER!!!!Contact...
11/21/2019

PWC is looking for Class B driver
Class B driver is needed Monday - Friday 5:30 pm to 7 pm
CHECK OUT THE FLYER!!!!
Contact PWC [email protected] phone (925) 427-5037

Thank you Walmart#1615 for your Donation to People Who Care (PWC) Children Association  #walmartcares#walmart1615#reg56
10/22/2019

Thank you Walmart#1615 for your Donation to People Who Care (PWC) Children Association #walmartcares#walmart1615#reg56

Ms. Pope received The Community in the Spotlight Award at the 6th Annual Hope Award, Saturday August 17th, 2019. Congrat...
08/19/2019

Ms. Pope received The Community in the Spotlight Award at the 6th Annual Hope Award, Saturday August 17th, 2019.
Congratulations Ms. Pope

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08/19/2019

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SPRING BREAK 2019. Clients participated in PWC Spring Break Program and we all had a great time!! some places we got to ...
05/03/2019

SPRING BREAK 2019. Clients participated in PWC Spring Break Program and we all had a great time!! some places we got to visit were, Black Diamond Mines, Berkeley Rose Garden/Slides and Jelly Belly Factory!!!

PWC participated in Contra Costa Behavioral Health Services Community Forum at the Richmond Memorial Auditorium on Wedne...
01/18/2019

PWC participated in Contra Costa Behavioral Health Services Community Forum at the Richmond Memorial Auditorium on Wednesday, January 16th. This community forum will focus on issues concerning mental health services and serving the Immigrant community.

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01/18/2019

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Come sign up for PWC upcoming Green Jobs Training Program for 12-18 years of age. Pick up your application at 2231 Railr...
01/11/2019

Come sign up for PWC upcoming Green Jobs Training Program for 12-18 years of age. Pick up your application at 2231 Railroad Ave, Pittsburg. Interviews will start next week January 14th - 18th.

Hello All,As People Who Care (PWC) Children Association is preparing to embark in a new chapter with the beginning of th...
08/22/2018
Support People Who Care Children Association by shopping at AmazonSmile.

Hello All,

As People Who Care (PWC) Children Association is preparing to embark in a new chapter with the beginning of the 2018/2019 school year, we the staff would like to reach out to all our fellow friends, family members, and associates in regards to our goal of starting the process of fundraising for the well-being of our youth.

As some of you may already know, we are a small nonprofit serving at-risk youth with the aim of making them productive citizens within their own community. Thus, for our vision to continue to shine regarding our youth, we would like to share with you a link that will help us start our goal of fundraising for the brighter future of all our clients. The link provided, http://smile.amazon.com/ch/161634099 is a direct link that when you shop at Amazon Smile and make a purchase, Amazon Smile will make a donation to People Who Care (PWC) Children Association. Thus, making your shopping a win-win situation by completing your personal shopping and providing a percentage of your sales to PWC.

All we ask is that you keep us in mind the next time you have last minute online shopping that has to be done.

When you shop at AmazonSmile, Amazon will donate to People Who Care Children Association. Support us every time you shop.

05/02/2016
Supervisor Federal Glover’s 2016 Youth Assembly – Register Now!

Each year Contra Costa County District V Supervisor Federal D. Glover sponsors a summit for the youth of Contra Costa County. It unites sixth through twelfth grade youth with local dignitaries, mentors and community leaders for an incredible day complete with exploration, education, and entertainment. The event will be a community effort to build healthy attributes such as self esteem, honesty, and integrity. [ 225 more words. ]

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Address

2231 Railroad Ave
Pittsburg, CA
94565-5788

Opening Hours

Monday 09:30 - 18:00
Tuesday 09:30 - 18:00
Wednesday 09:30 - 18:00
Thursday 09:30 - 18:00
Friday 09:30 - 18:00

Telephone

(925) 427-5037

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Nonprofit Youth Organization

Opportunity for youth-at-risk, is life-altering. At People Who Care (PWC), a nonprofit outreach organization, we provide after school activities, community service opportunities, vocational training, and employment options for young people between the ages of 12 to 21. In partnership with key local agencies, PWC provides at-risk and high-risk youth with environmental education, green-related job training, and practical experience in leadership and entrepreneurship. Our key partners are: (1) People Who Care Children Association (2) Contra Costa County Mental Health (3) Contra Costa County Probation Department, and Juvenile Services Division (4) Pittsburg Unified School District (5) Individual Trainers and Consultants After-School Mentoring Programs Established in 2009, in partnership with Contra Costa County Mental Health, PWC Hip Hop After-school Program provides much needed support for children who attend Community Day School, Golden Gate, in Pittsburg, CA. These high-risk juveniles include those referred by probation and local school districts for expulsion, behavioral issues, or school attendance problems. Children attending Community Day have a half-day curriculum, which means they get out of school every day at noon when other schools are still in session. After-school hours are a critical time for these children when healthy extra curricular activities can keep them out of trouble. We provide key activities, including (1) Vocational Training (2) Employment Opportunities (3) Peer- counseling (4) Community Service

Donations If you are interested in donating to our organization's cause, please send all proceeds to the following address: 2231 Railroad Ave Pittsburg, CA 94565

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