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Peers Helping Peers

Neighborhood Safety

Cohort #2 Starts February 2021

What We Do

Peers Helping Peers is 7-week community health training and paid internship program. Interns will explore

  • Community building
  • Mental health basics
  • Resilience and trauma-informed care
  • Workforce development
  • Healthy relationships
  • Substance abuse

Due to COVID-19, the training will be done on Zoom and internships will occur online and/or at locations which practice COVID 19 safety (masks & social distancing).


Who Can Join

  • Youth and young adults ages 17-24 in the Sacramento County who have been directly affected by untreated mental illness, violence, poverty, homelessness, incarceration, or school failure are highly encouraged to apply.

Apply Today!

Click here for the February 2021 application.

This program is funded by the Division of Behavioral Health Services through the voter approved Proposition 63, Mental Health Services Act (MHSA)