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Peers Helping Peers

Neighborhood Safety

Accepting Applications for Cohort #5

Cohort 5: Nov.2 - Jan 6

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).

Thanksgiving break: November 22-26

Christmas Break: December 20-31

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 Cohort #5 application. Deadline for applicants is October 22nd.

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