About Us

- To act as an advocate for families, children, and youth who live in the Petal School District area, who are in need. 

- To provide assistance to Petal families with a wide range of services 

- To work together with local Churches, Social Services, Law Enforcement, Judicial Services, Petal Schools, and Civic Clubs, to provide quality assistance where needed.

  • October 21- Start accepting applications for Thanksgiving and
  • November 20- Last day to apply for Thanksgiving Assistance
  • November 26- Thanksgiving Box Distribution Day
  • December 13- Last day to apply for Christmas Assistance
  • December 16- Deadline for churches to turn in gifts/assistance
  • December 20- Christmas Assistance Distribution Day/
                             "Santa's Shop"
  • December 21- PCTF will close for the Holidays. We will be closed
                            through New Years.
  • February 8- PCTF will be holding a 5K run. For more information
                         please see

    PCTF 5K Run Flyer 2014

Feel free to contact us by email at joannparden@petalchildrenstaskforce.org or at the number below during normal business hours.