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Call our 24 hour emergency hotline or drop in to the Dr. Coffee Teen Shelter anytime. Contact the Dr. Coffee Teen Shelter or Medi-Cal Counseling Clinic today to get help.

(888) 729-0012

1243 Ripley Street, Santa Rosa

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Check out the latest SAY Events or sign up for a tour at the Coffee House Teen Shelter, Tamayo Village, or SAY Dream Center.



We offer free shelter to youth 12-17 and affordable housing to young people ages 18-24.



Our counseling programs help youth and families solve problems together.


Career & Life Readiness

We help youth find jobs, graduate from school, and change their lives.


  • 17 Apr Advocates at SAY Soirée Raise $400,000 to support housing, counseling, and career services for youth

    On Saturday, April 13th more than 300 caring adults gathered at Courthouse Square in downtown Santa Rosa to attend our annual fundraiser, SAY Soirée. The evening began with a beautiful reception that invited guests to engage with multi-media installations that showcased SAY’s services. The event continued inside the tent with a gourmet......

  • 22 Feb Sky Ranch Foundation Awards Grant to SAY’s Housing Continuum

    The Sky Ranch Foundation has awarded Social Advocates for Youth a $20,000 grant in support of our housing continuum for youth experiencing homelessness or those who are at-risk of losing their housing. The SAY Housing Continuum provides an innovative and viable solution to solving the critical issue of youth homelessness......

  • 02 Dec One Cold Night 2018: Sonoma Valley

    We are only 5 days away from One Cold Night! So far we have touched on four of our sleeping sites – today we are heading to Sonoma Valley to learn more about the unique needs of youth in this area. This week we are talking about Sonoma Valley-the needs......


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SAY offers monthly tours at our Coffee House Teen Shelter, Tamayo Village, and the SAY Dream Center. Joins us and find out more about our work!

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